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On May 28, 2013 I took my car to a Patti certified shop for a lube and oil change before I left on a road trip. I was told my Honda civic was due for a new timing belt and that it was recommended to also replace the water pump. I approved the work and it was completed. On May 31, 2013 I left for my trip. 15 miles south of the shop my engine light came ...
I drive a 2007 Mazda 3 GS 4-door sedan with 85,000km (appx. 52,800 miles) on it. When I went in for a routine oil change, my Mazda dealership told me I needed the front left lower control arm to be replaced, as well as the rear trailing arm bushings (among other things, totalling over $1600+tax). Mazda told me one of the rear bushings was "completely out", ...
Brought my van in for an oil change just before a 2,000 trip. Mechanic says both front axles are leaking grease and need to be replaced, $400 to do the work. A) is this a fair price and B) any way I can put it off til after my trip???
I just purchased a used 05 Nissan Xterra, V6. I'd like to put the best oil filter and oil in the vehicle when I get my oil changed. I'm confused about what brand filter and which oil to use. What's your advise? Thanks
My "change oil" light has not turned off since getting my oil changed by a friend. Did something go wrong? How can I get the light to turn off?
Hello, I just bought a 2005 Hyundai Elantra two days ago from a private owner. While driving it my first few times I started hearing a squealing/screeching noise coming from the hood every time I drive it (hard to hear from inside the car, easy to hear if outside). It continues, but changes noises when I brake. I got an oil change yesterday and they ...
How do I reset the remaining oil life button in my 2008 Suzuki XL7? I just had my oil changed but it keeps saying 2% oil life remaining, change oil soon every time I start my car.

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