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Twice a year I swap my winter tires on to my vehicle in December and March. Each time I do this I am charged to program the TPMS sensor. I originally purchased the winter tires with their own rims and TPMS sensor. Is it necessary to reprogram and pay for the swapping fee as well as the program of the sensor each time.(that is, 2x/year)?
I want to purchase a 2006 Chrysler 300 with 90,000 miles at $10,900.00. Is this a good deal or can I find more qualified car for my money?
I am not happy with the fuel mileage I am getting. My car just turned 15000 miles so break in period is OVER. I been reading other post from people who are frustrated as me with the fuel mileage. I have the 4 cylinder front wheel drive 1 liter. In snow forget about using this vehicle. I know its not 4 wheel drive but even when you shut the traction control ...
Hello ladies, I have a bit of a problem with my 2000 Subabru Outback. It first off has 189,600 miles on it and have had it for only ten months. I have two different problems with it currently. 1. My steering wheel vibrates pretty bad when I am going around 60 mph or faster. This happened out of no where when I was driving on a long trip. I did ...
Patty, So here's my problem: When I have my headlights on, the beam from the left headlight is much dimmer than the beam from the right headlight. I had the bulbs replaced and that made no difference. I took my car to the Nissan dealership, and they adjusted the angle of the left headlight to make sure that it points in exactly the same direction as ...
We have out grown my old 2 door Honda Accord, with a 9 month old we are going to be buying a used SUV this month. I have heard that labor day is the best day to buy a car. Is that true? Should we wait to purchase a car on labor day or can we go ahead and get one sooner. We are looking for a 2010 used SUV for around $15,000. When is the best time to buy?
Just purchased a used 2012 Chevy Impala LT with 30,000 miles. Does it have a replaceable fuel filter and PCV valve? Can't find any part listings at local parts stores. thanks

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