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I have a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo and I am currently having problems when I start the car. It takes a long time for the car turn over and sometimes I need to hit the accelerator to get gas. The car, generally, runs fine but this has been happening very frequently now and I know that it's not the starter or the alternator. Is this a fuel injection problem and if ...
i am leaving in boston mass,i wanna know if general motors ,would sponsor my trip to brasil,but i will need a truck or any survor a trail blaser,becouse my wife she has one ,and me i have a 2004 impala.this is my dream ,drive a car from boston to sao paulo brazil,but i need from general motors sponsor me whit a truck or surv,but this gonna show the gm make ...
Patty, I understand location of a used vehicle affects how much a used vehicle is worth as well as condition, mileage, age, etc. Generally speaking, how do prices vary in different parts of the country for pre-owned vehicles? How does it vary by specific vehicle? Thank you.
How much does it generally cost to have a wheel bearing replaced on a four door Honda sedan? (New bearing and installation). I think I'm being ripped off. Thanks!
Generally speaking, how long do front hub assembly & bearings last? Can they be damaged by abuse? (my truck was stolen and recovered two month ago - found stripped in the desert) I have a F-350 with 54,000 miles & have had to replace both sides on the front end. thanks for your assistance, Lene James
Dear Patty, We have two Chrysler convertibles - a 1990 LeBaron and a 2004 Sebring. A collision shop guy told my husband never to drive around with the top down and the windows up. He said it was bad for the windows. Generally, we leave the windows down - that's the point of a convertible. But sometimes it'd be nice to have them up, especially ...
I*m looking to buy a 2007 VW Rabbit. I*m a little concerned with the reliability of VW*s in general. What are you feelings regarding this model? Thanks Gale

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