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When putting gas into my car's gas tank, the gas station's pump nozzle repeatedly cuts off before the tank is full. Car is a 2 year old Honda CRV
hi, my daughter has just bought a vw beetle 2001 and we want to prepare the radiator for winter by putting antifreeze in it, do you have a diagram or print out of the radiator so we know what to do, thanks.
I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am (100,000 miles) with only 2 payments left ($600 total). I now need a repair that will cost $750. The problem is that it is leaking coolant at a gasket at the manifold intake. Is this car worth putting this much money into? There has been nothing needed but routine maintenance up until now. I'm a single mom and son just ...
I had an accident in my 2002 firebird conv. and sent it to the shop for repairs. The shop has had extreme problems finding all the parts for this vehicle, although all the damage was purely cosmetic. Make a long story short it has been in the shop for a year. What steps should i take before putting this vehicle back on the road? PS: I pick the vehicle up ...
My \*99 Audi Avant A4 Quattro needs its 90,000 mi. service at the cost of $2,200, in addition to about $600 worth of repairs to a tie end (there\*s a pronounced noise when the wheels turn). My question is: Is it worth putting so much money into a 1999 Audi? My son could use the car, but I wonder if the car\*s age makes it likely that many more expensive ...
What is your opinion of putting purer N2 into tires (as opposed to compressed air)?
Which is better on your car, driving through town where you have 5 or 6 stop light/signs or going 5 miles out of your way but with only 1 stop? Is the stop and go worse on your car or is it more important to think about the miles you're putting on your car?

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