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What happens if I own a new LATCH-equipped vehicle, do I have to buy a new car seat with LATCH?
What if I don't have a vehicle with LATCH?
In January 2005, I purchased a 2005 Pontiac Vibe. I also purchased extended warranties on the vehicle, gap insurance and warranty on the tires. In August 2006, I traded in the Vibe and purchased a G6-hardtop convertible Pontiac. In trying to get a refund on the warranties I purchased on the Vibe, I was told I had to go through the car dealership I ...
My dad has a 1978 Pontiac Phoenix LJ and would like to sell it, but he wants to know the value of the car. Is there a website that tells you the price value of the vehicle?
We had a brand new Ford F-250. One of the fuel injectors was stuck open and it flooded the engine with gas. Ford replaced the engine. However, the dealer forgot to add transmission fluid. On the way home the vehicle seized up on the freeway with a screeching halt. Ford then replaced the transmission. My question is: What are the chances of further ...
I want to know what kinds of questions should you ask a car dealer when you want to buy a pre-owned vehicle?
I searched for a good deal everyday for 2 months in the heat until I settled on one. I had arranged my own fin. and took my father in law so I could actually get some service. Ok, I signed a buyer agreement in order to take the car home. It was midnight by the time they talked me out of my own fin. It was only a grand they would be getting and I was so ...

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