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We have moved to a new town. I've recently had my 1997, Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, 6 cylinder, 2 wheel drive, serviced by a Jeep dealer. I have 128,000+ miles on this car and have been the sole owner, have had great service prior to my move from an independent car mechanic. The (new) dealer/service dept. recommends repairs to a cracked exhaust manifold ...
I recently learned my beloved Ford Explorer, "Dora", has an internal transmission issue (will not know exactly what until they "open her up"), a rear engine seal leak and a leaking thermostat housing. It has about 93,000 miles, but everything else works perfectly(power windows/locks/AC/starter/etc). In the past 2.5 years, I have invested in $1700 of ...
Hello. I have a 1999 tahoe 6.5 TD,with a irritating noise, when i push the brake and the car is put to complete stop, when i let go of the brake pedal there comes a loud "DUNK" from behind. When i start to drive again the "DUNK" comes again when the car accelerates. There rear differential is new all inside,ALL brakes i have changed and i have chanced ...
My question is about the cat converter. I brought my car to a local repair shop, same shop i've been bringing it to for years, had the front and rear differential replaced. A week of two later on of the 02 sensors goes out. They replace that but recommend that i replace the other 3 as well. Couldn't afford it at that time. Well, 2 weeks later, as i'm ...
I just had my Subaru Outback's oil changed at 32,000. They recommended at 30,000 the front and/or rear differential fluid should be changed. I believe that it true and I asked them to do it. They said they could not find a rear differential. Then they said they couldn't find the plug for the front differential. Is the dealer trying to get business at ...
Hello, I just had a 60,000 mile service on my 2011 Subaru Outback. The cost not including the timing belt was higher than I thought it should be. I hand front and rear differentials serviced, break fluid flush, head light bulb replacement, spark plugs replaced, air filter (not cabin filter), throttle/body service and gear oil. The labor was $446.95 not ...
We are considering the purchase of EITHER a GL class mercedes with a 6 cyl Diesel, OR an ML Class Mercedes (GLEClass as of 2016) with a smaller 4 cyl Diesel. The major consideration is that we pull a small camper (2500-3000 lbs) long distances on a regular basis, and so we are interested in gas mileage. The one gets 26 mpg while the smaller diesel gets ...

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