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My daughter Stephanie (age 17, high school senior) has recently published "This Girl's First Car: Teenage Girls Guide To Safe Car Care & Easy Maintenance Tips"
Ths is her very first book, and it is listed on amazon.com and teendriving.com, and she has also had a number of interviews with local media.
Would you consider reviewing it for inclusion on ...
Car is an Olds Alero, 2001, with 78,000 miles.
I took my car in for a free 24-point check. The mechanic called and said:
1. Battery needs to be replaced. (Battery in car is original.)
2. Coolant is only good to -20 degrees; needs partial draining and replacing. I said it was good to -34 in Nov.05; he said it deteriorates or maybe someone added water to ...
We are woman owned fastener distributor. If you or your clients have questions as to what type of fasteners to use in repair and maintenance applications we would be available to help answer those questions.
Cris A. Young
Hudson Fasteners, Inc.
I am a single woman and know nothing about car maintenance. I know I am supposed to change my oil and rotate tires but that is about it. what else am I supposed to do to keep my car running great
I have a Hyundai Tiburon that just turned over 30K miles. What exactly do I need to do for my routine maintenance ? Should I take it to a dealership or an independent repair center?
I purchased a 2006 Honda Civic in January. I drive for work and the car now has 30,000 miles on it. I took the car in for service and an oil change today and was told that my car needed the 30,000 mile checkup to the tune of $489. When I asked what the service included some of the highlights: flushing the transmission fluid, changing the air filter, ...
I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am (100,000 miles) with only 2 payments left ($600 total). I now need a repair that will cost $750. The problem is that it is leaking coolant at a gasket at the manifold intake. Is this car worth putting this much money into? There has been nothing needed but routine maintenance up until now. I'm a single mom and son just ...