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Buying a high mileage car and I am on a tight budget.
Hi there. When it comes to buying a pre owned vehicle, you will want to check the vehicle out for the condition it is in. Check all of the suspension, steering, brakes, running condition, and the tires. If the engine...
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I am looking to purchase this car from a dealership - is there anything I need to look for?
The vehicle is generally reliable and indeed reliability may be above average. However, repair costs, if there is a breakdown, are likely to be somewhat greater than average certainly for parts. There are at least 4 Recall Campaigns that may...
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I'm debating on buying an Audi A4 today , the owner claims that it needs a vaccume tube but say it won't crank or start,
A vacuum tube is a rather mundane part, usually low in cost, and thus the quickest way to get an answer is to install the tube and see if the vehicle starts. If the battery is dead, simply re-charge the...
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Would you buy a vehicle that had been in Puerto Rico for 9 years or are problems like rust or flooding too risky?
Vehicle pre-purchase inspections are already comprehensive so you needn't worry about specifying special or extra coverage. If there is "discoverable" damage on the vehicle it will be found and reported to you. At the same time, keep in mind, there...
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Would you advise in buying a mitsubishi starion as a daily driver? And is there any way to remedy any of its common problems?
If your research already allows a conclusion that the vehicle is unreliable, you should not buy the vehicle unless the price is heavily, heavily discounted to make up for the inevitable and predictable costs you will experience repairing and managing...
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Is this a good car to purchase?
Yes, according to Consumer Reports, the 2014 Malibu has excellent crash ratings and the "overall" reliability of the 2014 Malibu is listed as better than average, and much better than average for most individual vehicle systems. There are some potentially...
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I just bought a this used car two weeks ago. The radiator seam split.
With regard to the cooling system, if the vehicle was professionally inspected prior to sale, such would generally cover visible leaks, low coolant level, obviously rotted hoses, gross corrosion on the exterior metal surfaces of the radiator, visible tank cracks,...
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concerns of minor water damage to a 2008 BMW 328i
Minor Water Damage can mean many things to many different people, but when you combine that with the "reconstructed" title status on the car, you can guess that the car was probably in a flood. In most states, a "reconstructed"...
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Do you recommend the Toyota Avalon?
"Consumer Reports" (CR) publishes system-by-system vehicle reliability data for all Avalon model years. Since at least 2009, the Avalon's overall reliability rating has been very high. The CR complied data on the Avalon is extensive and covers differences from year...
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Knocking Sound when turning
If the Commander you are looking at has 4 wheel drive, a common cause of knocking or clunking in the circumstances you describe is a faulty outer CV joint. Such can often be detected on visual exam and with simple...
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Josh I am buying a used cayenne Porsche 2014 with24,000MilesWhat will my main ten ever costs be
Hello....upon purchasing the vehicle your immediate repair, maintenance, and restoration (if applicable) costs will be highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle. It is really hard to say what those costs will amount to without thoroughly...
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There is a 2005 toyota prius with 56000 for $5k. it has salavge title due to the back bumper being replaced. Should I buy it?
After reviewing transaction histories and used car prices for the 2005 Prius, if the vehicle you are looking at does have a salvage title I would make a generous offer of $2,500. A salvage title is essentially an unmarketable title...
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What tools do I need to perform prepurchase inspection?
The threshold issue in entering the inspection business is NOT a "particular" complement of tools but rather whether you have the specific and intensive training that is required to carry out a meaningful inspection AND convey the results in an...
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I was wondering if its okay to buy a car that has a rebuilt title.
When a vehicle has been totaled out by an insurance company due to damages exceeded to the vehicle exceeded the value of the car. Once totaled the insurance company will sell off the car and whoever purchases it can do...
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Buying a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix off craigslist.
Hello....used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs are highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle. To get a reasonably precise estimate, and also to protect yourself in the transaction, I recommend you request a pre-purchase vehicle...
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Dealer selling a jeep want to know if its worth it.
At $10,000 the vehicle is overpriced by at least 20%, even if it is in good condition and what you are describing is not good condition inasmuch as it has two serious leaks. Although I have not seen the vehicle,...
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Looking to buy a 2000 Nissan Xterra with 105000 miles
Used parts for this vehicle are plentiful. Simply search the database at Car-Part.com and you will find exactly what you need. If you are buying a used car, a good way to protect yourself is to request a pre-purchase vehicle...
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I'm going to go look at a 2008 g6 soon and the crankshaft position sensor is out what kind of problems can it cause?
If the crankshaft position sensor has totally failed, the vehicle may not start which of course will make it very difficult to evaluate whether the car is a wise choice. The car should be running before you buy it, otherwise...
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Is this car typically a great running car? And what is usually the main issue with this particular car make and model?
In evaluating the wisdom of buying a particular model of car (used or new), consult the database of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA. The NHTSA database contains model specific consumer complaints, official recalls and factory service bulletins searchable...
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Would u buy a1995 honda civic that needs radiator hose, tires, battery ,tune up and an oil change for 450. Seem like quivk fixes
There are several versions of this car and the used car value depends on the exact version that you are looking at as well as the amount of mileage on the car. If the car were running and not in...

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