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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 ...
Dear patty .I am thinking of buying a subaru imprezaWRX.Do I have to use premium gas,as they advise.Are the cars dependable
Hi, I have a 2001 VW Jetta with 75,000 miles. It's a turbo "fully loaded", and a standard, which I love. Though, I love this car in nearly every way, I'm concerned that I'm not making the most economical decision to keep it. I'm trying to compare annual repair/maintanance costs to weigh out if I'm better off selling this car and replacing it with ...
I DRIVE A 91 HONDA ACCORD.ON TAKE OFF THE RPM GOES TO 3 BEFORE THE CAR EVEN GETS GOING.I DO NOT HEAR THE GEAR SHIFITNG WHILE DRIVING
My 2004 Chevrolet Aveo just recently died while my husband was driving it. He had it towed to the dealership where they told him the clutch was totally shot. The car is not quite three years old, only has 45,000KM on it, and has been driven with care. Nobody has learned to drive standard with it or anything like that. Is this normal that a clutch would ...
My car is leaking transmission fluid-1999 Ford Escort. I put in Lucas, that seemed to help, but I might have to take out the engine and have the mechanics replace the seal. Do you think I should attempt that, or should I wait and see if Lucas works? Thank you. Sharon
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 ...

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