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I need help! I read about AskPatty.com in the NY Times, and I thought, what a great idea! I think I may have been fleeced more times than a Merino ewe. I just have had many, many bad experiences with auto mechanics, and though I'm a journalist typically more than comfortable with confronting injustice, I'm shy about doing it without solid information ...
My front brakes were noisy and I took my 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee in for a look. What was supposed to be a "99.00" brake job has suddenly become a $600+ brake overhaul. The service adviser is telling me I need calipers, hoses, brake rotors, and pads. This sounds extreme for a vehicle with less than 50,000 miles. What do you think?
I have a Nissan Sentra it is 10 year old and need repairs the brake, brake line and the rotor cust and it will cost to much since it has 206,000 miles on it and I looking at a Toyota Corolla 2007 which just came out. Should I wait until April or get it now. Since Toyota is not a Women friend I have to bring a male since I not married.
Ongoing discussion with my husband. He says we don't need Acura service to do the regular maintenance on our 2005 Acura TSX. Anyone can do it. I like the service and treatment at the Acura dealer. They said in about 3 months we'll need the back brakes relined and it should be Acura pads and an Acura dealer to grind/polish the rotors. Should we stick with ...
I have 2004 Dodge Ram when appling brakes the truck shakes sometimes worse than others.turned the rotors was ok for 4 months then started again. Rotors, pads or somthing else. No brake applied it is as smooth and quiet as any truck drives excellant. thanks ahead Clayton
We have a 2002 Dodge Ram. When you step on the brake it rides real rough. It\*s harsher then a warped Brake Rotor. Can you tell me what this might be? Thank you!
I drive a 1998 Isuzu Rodeo 6 cyl. I have been having trouble with the brakes off and on for about a year. I had brakes and rotors installed at Mineike and they cheated me. They set my ABS light on and it will not go off. They would not pay because it was "not thier fault." According to them, I was missing an ABS piece I needed before I came to them. Funny, ...

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