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My6 wheels are squealing when I apply the brakes. I took the car to a mechanic and he checked it and could find nothing wrong and said maybe dust got in them. This doesn't seem right although he has been my mechanic for years. Is this true about the dust?
I am an ASE Certified Master Technician that has retired and and gotten a part time job. I drive a light duty service truck for a AAA contractor in Virginia. One of the biggest problems I run into is women who have no idea about their cars but really want to learn! Back in the late 60s and early 70s Chrysler had a program called "Women on Wheels" which I ...
What would be a reasonable price to replace brake hoses on all 4 wheels including fluid?
I need new tires, but I can not afford to buy all four, so I planned on buying two now and two next month. My mechanic tells me that if I do that, to make sure the new tires go on the back wheels. Why is that? That will leave the balding tires on the front for another month and I don not know if I want to do that. Should I take his advice?
I own a year 2000 Audi A4 1.8T quattro Rear right wheel / drum noise - It sounds like a hollow drum / squeaky spring sound , usually when I go over an uneven surface . Also, tires - 2 yr 7 months old P205/60R-15 Goodyear Assurance TripleTred all 4 were new. for some time now, front wheels have low air & right front wheel loses air despite being ...
Dealer says if we rotate our wheels the tire pressure monitors will not work at all. Is there a way to reprogram them; or will they read only in the wrong wheel position? Dealer service says it has to be done with their equiptment. Thank You Linda Davidson
My car has a clunk sound on the passenger Front wheel It sounds like the wheels going to fall off But it doesn't happen all the time when it's really cold outside it happens a lot.

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