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I would like advice on what tools I should buy starting out? I have a mechanic that I trust but I would like to be able to do some basic things myself. The first modification that I want to install myself is a strut tower brace. I purchased a torque wrench and am going to buy a 15mm socket required for the job but need help in knowing what tools I should ...

I own a Nissan Sentra 2010. It is a manual transmission. I was curious on what I should be doing for general maintenance. I have been gone for the last two years, and during that time my car was driven maybe three times a month. I know it needs an oil change, but are there any other maintenance needs for a manual transmission and clutch?

Hi! i have a 2013 VW Jetta, with about 83,000 miles, bought brand new, always always serviced at local vw dealership and servic station., never had any issues with the car, upkept maintenance, everything perfect. randomly without any warning from a light on my dash or any faint smells, my car stated steaming. it was about 9:30 pm and i had been driving ...

Firstly let me say I am not very mechanically minded. Please forgive me if my descriptions are in layman's terms. Any help will be greatly appreciated. I'd like to give a full history, so this most may be lengthy. Any help and advice will be greatly appreciated. Also please note I'm in South Africa, so prices will be in Rands. (Roughly 10 ...

Hey, I got a deal for 2004 Oldsmobile Alero (160000 miles). Is it a good thing to get this car? I thought it will cost extra for repairs, maintenance, and long-distance drives may not be possible. I am looking for expert advice, so I can move forward with the deal. Thanks Mary

Hello, I am an owner of a '78 Super Beetle Convertible living in Southern California. (The website wouldn't let me choose the "older" year options and submit my question.) I have owned this car for 5 years and would like to own it for much longer. I have been reading the owners manual and doing the maintenance that I can understand. It ...

I have a 2003 Hyundai sonata that has 108k which will be paid off feb/March 2019. I had to repair to engine belts last.month and then oil gasket cover in which I had to repair and have to keep my eye on the oil every week and get the oil change every so often NOT BY THE NORMAL MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE EITHER. So I looked at a 2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 s model ...


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