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Our 03 Civic, 116k miles, needs new struts. Mechanic says it will cost $1,000+, not counting replacing tires that may be too worn due to the old (original) struts. Also that with strut replacement it will need new alignment. 1. Is all this true? 2. Is $1,000-$1,200 fair or a ripoff?
My 2002 Cad. DeVille has been kept in perfect condition by the dealer where purchased new. Last three months it has been a very bumpy ride, mainly in the rear which shakes from side to side when i hit a bump. I had struts, shocks, alignment and tires checked. All ok. aligned car anyway- no change
Hi, I need advice and intelligent options. I have a 1993 Mitsubishi 3000 GT (V6 3.0L 2972cc 181CID FI GAS N B). Since I first got her back in 2003, she has only broken down twice. The first time was in May of 2007. It was the transmission and that was five years ago. I had the entire tranny rebuilt at a place called Daffy Daves in Key West. While she was ...
I have a 1995 Pontiac Sunfire with 114,000 miles on it. I realize this is good, and want to keep it for as long as I can as it is really good on gas mileage and decent overall. The problem is it has cost me so much money to repair. I got it in 2004 and had no problems til 2007. Since then I have spent $2200 on breaks, $1500 to replace the engine, $700 for ...
When I open my powered hatchback of my 2005 Toyota Sienna on cold mornings, it power raises, but will often then power lower. In a way it seems like it has "hit" something at the top of its raising cycle, but there is absolutely nothing above it. It happens whether I open it using the handle, the button in the car, or the remote. It seems to only happen ...
Question: If I'm going to take the most logical step and pay for it myself, what should that step be? (My gut is to try to replace the struts.) ''' This problem started immediately AFTER struts were replaced as a result of a recall (prior to the replacement there was no problem). Again, the struts are not the originals, but ones that Toyota replaced them ...
I Have a Sierra 1500 crew cab with 152,900 miles . I change the oil every 3000 miles and maintain the truck-- new struts and bridgestones evos last year. In the past month I hear a short humming sound ( Like a cell phone vibrating) behind the rear seat,periodically while driving. I am wondering if this could be the fuel pump in the gas tank and it may be ...

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