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I took my car in for a tire rotation on July 18 and they broke a wheel lock in half. They said their mechanic was not in that day. When I returned they said that it would have to be drilled out and I would have to pay 2-3 hours of labor at $80 an hour. Nine days prior to my wheel lock being broken, another tire place checked that tire for a slow leak and ...
do you need brake fluid flushed and how much should it cost? Also, fuel induction system cleaning. Is that necessary and at what cost? Replacing plugs-Iridium 41101 and wire set #700950,fuel filter #23311 and labor should cost? Replacement of rear brake pad set Hardware kit ED698 and rear disc rotor BD122596 .This is a list of repairs and maintenance work ...
Can a mechanic damage the hub assembly while repairing the brakes?
My van has been starting to make a whining noise. When I take my foot off the accelerator and let it roll the rest of the way to the corner even before I touch the brakes & hear this wind down noise. I thought it was my tires so I had them rotated. But it is still doing it. It kind of sounds like RRRRrrrrr. What do you think it is? I would just like an idea ...
My 2003 Civic (with 105k miles on it) recently had an oil change and brake work. At the time, the mechanic said an inspection showed the cars front and rear struts need to be replaced. Parts and labor together will cost $1,055 for this work. He said the replacement does not have to be done immediately (good thing!) but did not want me to wait more than ...
I went in to get my transmission fluids and my coolant fluids changed by recommendation from my mechanic. Without even asking me, they also did the Fuel System Cleaning. When I saw my bill, I asked if that always went along with getting the coolant changed, and he said "yes". Is this true, or did they tack on extra stuff because I am a girl and I don't know ...
My daughters car is a 1999 Saturn SC2. My mechanic says the brake pads/caliper, etc. are fine, but the pedal is very soft. What could be the cause? I checked the brake fluid and it is not low. The car stops/slows fine.

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