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I drive a 2007 Honda Accord. When I press my brakes the car shutters, even when going super slow. I've changed the pads, rotors and even had the fluid checked. What is going on??
We changed out the master cylinder and hydro booster on our 1997 Ford Mustang, as well as the proportioning valve, we have bled out the brakes lines, but the pedal goes all the way to the floor and it takes forever to return back up. Also, the piston on the brake where the caliper goes does not come out, the brakes are in clamp mode as if you are pressing ...
Want to know if I was charged correctly for repairs on my 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse. $405.93 parts; $308 labor. new front brake pads; new front brake rotors; install disc brake pads; new rear wheel cyliners;replace wheel cylinder; power flush brake fluid; rebuild front calipers; labor to replace front calipers, clean and adjust rear brakes.
Hello, I find myself a bit over my head with a 2002 Chevy Malibu. My husband just recently totaled my lovely 2005 Buick Le Sabre (I loved that car) and one day drove up with this very neglected Malibu, that has been sitting for a year. That is the only background information I was given, unfortunately and I doubt I can obtain any more. I have extremely ...
How much should I pay for rear brakes and rotors replacement on my 2011 Chevrolet Malibu at a dealership?
Is a 2009, Mini Cooper convertible with about 23,000 miles on it, in good condition a good buy at $13,500? New brakes and tires.... Thank you... Leslie C.
Patty - my daughter who lives in Los Angeles is considering the purchase of a new Subaru Outback. She says she prefers the feel of the 4 cylinder engine versus the 3.6 6 cylinder. I noticed the 4 cyl comes with the CVT transmission while the 6 cyl has a 5 speed automatic. She has two children, 4 and 7 years old. She drives all over the area going to ...

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