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Hi Expert, I just received my license last week and is so ready to purchase a car, I looked into the cars magazine and saw some used cars but its to pricey for my budget. I work part time and make less than $17,000 a year. So I don*t really want to fiance the car, I want to purchase it off the lot. My instructor told me about going to an auction to bid on ...
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 am looking to buy a new entry level compact car. I am considering a Toyota Corolla, a Honda Civic, a Mazda3 or a VW Jetta. Which of these is the best choice considering I need an inexpensive car that is reliable, easy to repair/order parts for, and can do a lot of mileage on as little gas as possible?
I have a 99 Toyota Corolla that has been sitting in my Grandma*s garage for 18 months. It was in excellent condition when it went into storage. It is started monthly, but has only been driven every fews months. A friend would like to buy the car, is this something you would recommend after taking to a garage for an overhaul or do you forsee mechanical ...
Hi Patty, It was really hot in my 1997 Corolla today so I turned on the air conditioning. The fan got louder but no strange noises and the air was not cold at all. It was only then that I remembered that at the end of last summer, the air didn*t seem as cold as before. How do you know whether I just need to get the Freon topped up or if there*s a bigger ...
While we hear the same tips about improving gas mileage all the time, we never hear theme rank ordered from the best to the least helpful. Number 1 is non-agressvie driving. Got that! But is tire inflation really that helpful? How to resolve the conflict bewtween the tire*s molded PSI pressure of 42 max PSI and the Toyota Corolla door frame lable which ...
Hi! I have a '98 Corolla, 137K miles. It's been a great car for me. Recently it's been "stuttering" or hesitating occasionally when I press the gas pedal (after being at a stop.) I thought fuel injection cleaner might be the solution, but it hasn't helped. I only used it once, though. Should I try again? Also, it has that old car sound to it. You ...

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