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I have a '90 Jeep Cherokee Laredo. I've had some financial problems the past few years so my car has been sitting in my garage for the better part of 5.5 yrs. Prior to that it ran GREAT. Has around 32k miles, most of which were on it when purchased around '98. At one point the steering column became very loose and I just quit driving it. Three yrs ago a ...
i am in the process of wanting to purchase a used Honda Accord preferably between 03- 06. I am a first time buyer w/ not much of credit and no co-signer so and i just wanted to know what negotiation method i should take w/ me when i visit dealerships. So i cannot be cheated for money then i can afford... thank you sooo much for taking out the time and, ...
I purchase a car every 10 years and this is the year. I am considering a Mercury Mariner hybrid -- it is time that I put my money where my environmental philosophy is. So I have 3 questions as this time: 1. I drive about 12,000 miles a year, including longer road trips of about 1000 miles. About 2/3 on the road and the other 4000 around town. I am ...
I was wanting to purchase a new 2006 Ford Mustang GT Premium. Dealers still have automatics in stock. Knowing they are not selling well, what is a fair price?
i would like to purchase a GMC Envoy Jeep, how can i find out the durability on this etc.
I have a 2004 Buick LeSabre with 44,000 miles on it. I've not had any problems with the car but am not sure if I would be further ahead to trade & purchase a new car while this one has under 50,000 miles or run it until I start to have maintenance issues with it. Thank you!
Hi Patty. I'm seriously considering buying a 2000 VW Beetle and i'd like to know if you know what the average life i.e. how many miles they go and what defects they have. I've been told their expensive to keep up and that could be a problem. Help! Would this be a good purchase for me! The seller has had nothing but good things with it. Thanks!

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