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My 1999 Honda CRV, with 113,000 miles, driver side window motor is broken. I have been given a quote for $250 parts from a nearby mechanic. Is that a fair price?
I stopped at 'business name removed' (a local auto parts store) because my check engine light was on. One of the staff hooked up some type of scanner to my car and told me I needed to replace the "oxygen sensor". I called a local repair shop to see how much replacing the sensor would cost. The shop I spoke to told me that the sensor may not be the problem, ...
Currently my Jaguar S-Type is jerking when taking off to the expressway or starting from a stop light. Also is stalls when idle at a light. Going up hills is sluggish and slows down and jerk. If as if the engine is not getting the gas needed. Your advise on the problems causing this and what other host of parts creating this problem. Thank you.
I have had to replace the air conditioner compressor on my 2000 Chevy Prism every summer for the past 4 summers. It is now time to replace it again (i.e. it is making a terrible rattling noise). I take it to the dealer, because there is a parts warranty on the compressor that I want them to honor. They have never given me any discount on the labor, but ...
I am told I need an AC compressor, dryer assembly, freon, & v-belt. Could you please tell me what this should cost? They quoted $241.73 and parts 605.99 for my 2000 Kia Sportage. Thank you for all your help. Not sure really what to do. Do not trust any of them anymore. Thelma Lee
What is the best additive to add to your gas tank or oil to keep those parts of your car free of buildup?
I have a Subaru that was in an accident June 2010. The right front end of the car was hit. They replaced body parts, radiator, air conditioner & heater, electrical abs pump chassy manual trans, air induct, resonator, steering gear & linkage etc. Total cost of repairs was $6022.86. The check engine light has been on since the accident. We took it to the ...

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