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How to Get the Best Fuel Economy in Hot Weather
Let’s face it: fuel prices continually bob up and down, but gas is never cheap. There are many factors that can affect how much fuel your vehicle uses, which directly affects your pocketbook. With the advent of warmer...
5 Essential Things to Know About Fuel Economy
Fuel economy, which is how far a particular car will go on a gallon of fuel when driving in the city or on the highway, is almost always an important consideration when purchasing...

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Is a Vehicle With a Bad Exhaust System Dangerous?
In most states in the USA, if you have an exhaust leak, you will fail that state’s annual safety inspection. The vehicle will then be rejected for safety due to exhaust gases such as NOx, carbon monoxide, and many other...
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Economy Mode light won't turn off on 1997 Mercedes-Benz S420
Thanks for writing in about your 1997 Mercedes-Benz S420. This is a warning from the system telling you that there is a problem that must be serviced. You should have the light looked at by a professional so they can...
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I'm gonna buy a second hand 2012 sonic lt.
YourMechanic estimates the annual repair and maintenance cost for the Sonic model as in the range of $70 to $710, with an average value of $133. Cost vary, of course, based on vehicle usage and location. Of note, if you...
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Fix, trade, sell, or sell for parts?
Lisa: The sales tax alone on a brand new $25,000 car is about $2,000. Obviously, a repair bill of $2,700 (or less, if possible) looks attractive in a comparison like that. If you buy a "used" car from a dealer,...
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Why such a difference in labor prices? Like $230-$1300 what dictates the price ranges
Hi...if you are referring to the "range" of labor cost specified for a specific repair of a vehicle component or system, the principal variable is the number of hours required to repair or replace the component. The reason that a...

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