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I am in the process of replacing my 1997 Kia Sportage with another "new" used car. I've been looking quite a bit at the Jeep Liberty Sport, since it is comparable in size to my Kia and I don't think it would be a problem for me to drive. Usually I have a friend who works on cars check it out for me, but he is not available anymore to do that. However, he ...
I'm considering purchasing a used car but suspect that the owner is not being truthful about the odometer reading. My mechanic suggested that it looks as if the mileage has been tampered with. How can I verify that he's being honest? Is this a crime if he's lying?
Dear Patty, HELP! I am not making this problem up. This really happens to my SUV. My 2000 Nissan Exterra has mostly been a reliable ride. For the last 2 years a very weird thing has occurred, but only sporadically. I never know when it will happen. The local Nissan mechanics haven't been able to resolve this issue. Without warning, the car will ...
I JUST BOUGHT A 1992 PONTIAC GR PRIX. SOMETHINGS HAD TO BE FIXED ON IT. THE INSURANCE WAS FAXED OVER , AND THE USED AUTO SHOP WAS GOING TO DMV TO REGISTER IT. WHEN THEY FIXED THE ODOMETER INSTEAD OF 133,000 MILES IT HAD ABOUT 190,000. HOW LONG DO THOSE CARS LAST? IT SEEMS SOUND THE ENGINE SOUNDS GOOD. I LOOKED LONG FOR A CAR THATS INEXPENSIVE AND HAD TO ...
My odometer (digital)flickers occasionally. It shows mileage, but then like a code will flicker. Do you know what the problem would be?
About a year ago (?) the odometer reading on my dashboard "disappeared". I was told it was the cluster that needed to be replaced, and that it would cost me $500. He also said it probably was not worth it to have it replaced, and I did not have the money, so I never did. Now, I have to get a smog check, and I went to a test-only center. The guy there ...
I'm a 16 year old girl and I found a VW Beetle. to be the first car I've ever owned if I buy it. The odometer is broken, but they think it has 130,000 miles on it. The list price is $3,995. I was wondering if a bug is a good first car? Are they reliable? Do they do well in crashes? My Dad is really good at working on cars and could do minor repair work if ...

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