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I banged into a curb and scrapped the passenger side of my car. The door is dented and the paint is peeled. The plastic runner was also pulled off. I need to find a good auto body repair shop that will not rob me blind once they see I have boobs. Can you recommend any shops in Toronto? Thanks!
Why are all eco-friendly cars hatchbacks, whether it be the Toyota Prius, Chevy Volt, Tesla Model S? What is wrong with a regular trunk separate from the cabin? It is less secure if someone breaks a window, it creates more volume for climate control since you have to cool/heat the trunk too, it does provide any additional seating because you have converted ...
1999 Dodge Caravan: the check strap on the front doors squeaks from inside the door as it is opened/closed. I have tried to squirt lube up into the door, but no luck. How do I lube that door check? Thanks!! Norm
I have a 2003 Saturn Ion and my blinkers only on the inside does not tick anymore, but do tick on the outside. When my keys are in the ignition and I open the door it does not beep to let me know I have left my keys in the ignition, or if I have left my lights on? Is it a electrical issue going on? I have checked my fuses and they are OK? I would like to ...
My honda accord, 1998, paint is literally peeling and FLAKING off. I would like to sand off the hood which is the worst area. What type of sandpaper should I use? What is wet sand paper? Can I use outdoor rust spay paint from Home Depot? Not that I want to mislead anyone but am selling my car and the hood is a real deal breaker.
Hello! I was just wondering where I can get a idea what to sell my car for? I am recently widow and sooo new to this. I do not want to sell too low or ask too high of a price for it. It is a 1990 2 door. Chevrolet Cavalier.
I have a 2010 Mazda 3 S-Grand Touring 4 door. How often should I get the car serviced?

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