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My Forester has 129k miles on it. It is not steering correctly at slow speeds on tight turns -- meaning pulling in and out of parking spaces. The steering kind of balks, gets stuck for a fraction of a second before the wheels will continue turning. Often there's a loud screeching with this. No problems at driving speed, fortunately. Clearly something needs ...
Hello! I was excited to find your service listed on Angie's list. As a single mom, living on a teacher's salary, I'm always concerned about finding honest car repeat services. I have used (My mechanic, name removed) for years, and they usually seemed very fair until I needed to have my catalytic converter replaced. They quoted me $2000 while I was able to ...
This 2013 Dodge Dart Areo has the engine light on. A body shop just checked and two codes came back. He said that the car needs to be seen by the dealership. I have never really dealt with car dealerships before. And oddly enough, I am finding myself to be a bit worried that I am going to be timid and/or get off "on the wrong foot" with the dealership. I ...
Owners manual recommends 0w20 motor oil , oil change "mechanic" says this grade is synthetic only, if so what other grade is compatible for this car
I'm trying to by a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe w/ 170000 miles on it. The SUV seems to be in really good condition except I noticed rough idling. I really want to get the whole vehicle checked out from top to bottom. If I take it to a mechanic how extensive of a check will they do? What is the normal cost for that sort of thing? Ty
Hello, its been about two weeks now and for the first time my check engine light came on. I got an oil change soon after the light came on and nothing happened. Not sure if that was supposed to help or not anyway. I went to a local part store and had them use their device to check what the problem may be and they said that it was the "evaporative emission ...
My odometer and speedometer are jumping back and forth not reading correctly also my steering wheel is very stiff like it wants to lock up. The shifter clicks everytime I apply the brakes. 1 mechanic says its a tcm failure another says its the ignition switch I'm confused. I got a recall on the ignition switch that didnt help problem reoccured a few days ...

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