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My 1996 Honda Accord was in an accident and got rear ended. The accident scratched my bumper and crack my back tail light cover. How much would it cost to fix it? Thank you!
When driving my 2005 Acura MDX in wet/rainy conditions, the front wheels lock up for no reason. I'm not applying the brakes, The wheels just lock up & after a few seconds they free themselves up. It's an accident waiting to happen! It's now happened twice within a 4 day period. Is it related to a bad sensor on the antilock system or is it something in the ...
#1. My 2007 Honda Civic is at Honda dealership having front windshield glass and trim moldings/seals replaced. I have a Hondacare extended warranty, but was told that this isn't covered. Price quoted approximately $400. Is this average in Dallas, TX area? Service technician is someone I've dealt with in the past year, then discovered he wasn't honest ...
The airbag light has come on, but the airbag has never deployed. It hasn't been in any major accident either. I took it to a local mechanic who said he couldn't clear it with a diagnostic device. I can't afford to take it in to get it fixed. Help?!
I am looking to purchase this car for my son from a dealership. The Carfax report shows an accident in May of 2012, but it gives no details of the extend of the damage or repair records following the accident. Everything else looks good. (see below) Is there a way to find out what damage was done? The dealer has no information other than the carfax report. ...
This 2013 Dodge Dart Areo has the engine light on. A body shop just checked and two codes came back. He said that the car needs to be seen by the dealership. I have never really dealt with car dealerships before. And oddly enough, I am finding myself to be a bit worried that I am going to be timid and/or get off "on the wrong foot" with the dealership. I ...
My 2014 Ford Fusion lunges forward upon slowing down or braking. This has happened twice to me, the first time resulting in an accident. Ford dealership had to car for a week and said there was absolutely nothing wrong with it. It is now repaired and I am leery of driving it. It only has 2100 miles on it.

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