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During the first 30,000 miles, I had to replace my rotors TWICE despite bringing my car in for service exactly when due each 5,000 miles. (VW says theirs are too short to cut.) Now that I am out of warranty at 40,000, I no longer intend to bring it to the dealer for service. I want to find a local mechanic to service my car. I have two questions: 1. what ...
I am looking at a Volvo that is about to go out of warranty. Should I buy an extension through the dealership or take my chances that the car will not cost me $2500.00 until I reach 100,000 miles. Please advise!
My 2006 Town and Country is just out of warranty,and since I purchased it 2nd hand it does not have any power train warranty coverage. While under warranty, it had it's front axle replaced. Now I find that it needs 3 gaskets/valves replaced to correct the serious oil leak. The dealer quoted this repair at about $1600. Since it also needs new tires, I am ...
I have a 2004 mazda3 automatic with 67K miles. I am currently experiencing major transmission issues and I am approx. 10K out of warranty. I have discovered that this is an issue with this car in this year. Do you have an advice on negotiating with the company to at least meet me half way on the repairs? I feel that 67K is an awfully low number of miles to ...
My car has been making a clicking noise in the brakes when I am in traffic and inch forward. I have had the brakes checked 3 times and all says they are fine. I was told Friday it seems to be something in the transmission. Any other suggestions? I just paid off this vehicle and was hoping to enjoy that for a bit. It is only a 2003. It is a Mazda ...
My Kia has 75,ooo miles and the serpentine belt and pulley tentioner has been a constant problem it was for awhile being replaced every 1o,ooo miles its been 2 years since the last episode and out of warranty. During car washes with under carriage wash,humidity of quick change in temps it squeals like a pig and then stops after a couple days. What is the ...
When I go slow over speed bumps in parking lots I noticed a rubbing noise when the car suspension goes up or down. After reading up it sounds like a front shock or strut. My 2012 Ford Taurus will be out of Warranty soon and if I go to the Ford Dealer they tell me they cant hear anything. What should I do?

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