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Dear Patty: I bought a Kia Sorento second hand, it came with all tinted windows, was done by third party somewhere (not factory installed). I wish to remove this tinted film material from the rear end of the Sorento. I notice that it
I read about your website in the NY Times and am hoping you can help me with leasing a new car. I currently drive a volvo xc 70, am single but have a large dog. I am considering the Audi Avant A4- I think in the 2.0 engine with the sports package and the bmw 325i- sports package not all wheel drive. I am having a hard time navigating through the ...
I just bought a 2006 Lincoln Signature, I am trying to find where the key code is to reset door back to factory settings. Manuel says it is glove box on wallet card, guess what NO wallet card. Where could it be?
Does the 2007 Impala LS come with a factory alarm?
It is common knowledge that distilled water is free of minerals that cause rust and corrosion. Why do the auto and truck manufacturers not put distilled water in the cooling systems from the factory and advise consumers to use only distilled when changing or flushing systems?
My daughter is taking her 2005 Toyota Camry to college in the north. The car has always been in TN. Would you recommend having it undercoated to protect against winter salt put on northern roads? Or is this done in the factory at production? Thank you.
I have a 2005 Kia Spectra 5. I recently had my catalytic converter replaced and the fill switch near the gas tank replaced because check engine light was on and the car wouldn't take gas. I have replaced the gas cap with 3 factory caps and continue to have the gas issue and check engine light coming on. No reading is coming off the engine light and they ...

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