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Is there a car maintenance class I can take in the NY/NJ area?
I purchased a 2009 Honda Accord. My question is, do you report services such as oil changes and routine maintenance to Carfax like the dealer does. And does having your service done for example in your shop void any of my warranties? Thank you for your answer...
I live in the Mpls. area and I would like to know if there is a basic car maintenance course you would recommend for my 17 year old daughter (a new driver) and I?
Are there actions that can be taken against a car dealership who knowingly sold a car with an illegal exhaust system. My 20-year-old daughter has been exposed to chronic carbon monoxide from an after market system with the flip valve right under her drivers seat. We had the car into a VW dealership for a timing belt/water pump change for annual ...
My car just went over 40,000 miles and I would like to know what maintenance is due for this amount of miles? Recommended service, etc... Thanks!
I just got a 2 yr-old Toyota Tacoma pickup handed down to me from my dad, but my dad passed away so I really do not know what sorts of things I need to do to upkeep a car. I was wondering if there was a simple list of maintenance things I should be looking for at a certain mileage point (Like at what mileage is good to change a timing belt, change brakes, ...
My car (a 2006 Kia)will soon have 30,000 miles on it. The dealers cost for check up far exceeds what I can afford. Exactly what is covered in the 30,000 mile check-up? can I trust auto repair shops to do proper maintenance?

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