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What transmission fluid is used for a 1998 Suzuki Esteem 5 spd manual transmission?
The security alarm on my 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix sounds for no reason at various times, even when it is not set. Any advice on what could be wrong and what to do? It is a factory installed component but I did have to purchase new remote entry devices from the dealer and they programmed them to the car. Not sure if this happened since then because I used to ...
Hi Expert, I just received my license last week and is so ready to purchase a car, I looked into the cars magazine and saw some used cars but its to pricey for my budget. I work part time and make less than $17,000 a year. So I don*t really want to fiance the car, I want to purchase it off the lot. My instructor told me about going to an auction to bid on ...
I'm self-employed, but the only evidence I have of income our my own logs and my tax return. I've got $1000 cash to put down on a car and my current car is worth at least $2500. I'm going to be looking for a used Toyota or Honda in the $8000 range. Should I expect any problems with the self-employment status or my credit score? Since I have so little ...
I bought a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire in July of 2006. On February 7, 2007 the was parked outside of my residence and was destroyed in a fire that was caused in electrical system. Pontiac denies responsibility. They claim that after investigating my vehicle it was impossible to determine if it was due to a factory defect because the car had been destroyed by ...
I own a Porsche Boxster (1998). I was leaving the auto repair place after having new tires put on. It was a nice day thought I*d put down the top. I had used it the day I left if for tires. Well, nothing happened. I could hear the motor working but nothing happened. The light that indicates that the top is down is now lite all the time. The sensors ...
Is there a way to find out the entry code on the door of my used Expedition I purchased without going to a dealer?

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