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Which make-model is best with least known problems
Hi there. I understand your needs and how cold it can get up there. However, trying to pick which used make/model is the best without a pre-purchase inspection is a bit like predicting the weather. One of the things I...
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I'm interested in Buying a Subaru Legacy, because I'm starting a new family.
There can't be any expectations with how good or bad a vehicle will be after buying it. However, we do have technicians that do pre-purchase car inspections. If you would like a professional technician to come take a look at...
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What can I expect from my car as far as reliability goes?
Hi there. Buying a used car isn't as easy as it used to be - especially with Volkswagen Turbo's made over the past seven years. In regards to reliability and the important issues you're looking for, the VW GTI Turbo...
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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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What can I expect from a Used BMW?
In my experience, most BMW's are relatively trouble free for the first 100,000 miles. After that, literally anything can happen. I've seen cars go 200,000 miles with just the required maintenance, while others have worn their owners down to their...
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I am planning to buy a 2008 ford focus coupe model
I would recommend you have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic do a vehicle pre-purchase inspection so you will get a better idea of the shape the vehicle it is in. The inspection will inspect all the major components of...
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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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This vehicle had 10 recalls. Is it a wise investment to buy used?
If the recalls have not been addressed, it's an easy decision. Don't bother or offer $1,000 at most because you are going to have to go through the hassle of addressing each of the recalls that have not been taken...
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bought a 2001 dodge grand caravan as is from a dealership in puyallup wa at northwestmotorsport. the steering was hard to turn lef
Settings on the shifter would not affect the steering. Generally, rack and pinion steering units are more costly to replace than power steering pumps because their re-manufacture is more involved. Most racks are also somewhat more inaccessible and hydraulic connections...
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He wanted $2900, he came down to $2400. Is it a good deal? Is there anything wrong with this year if Kia cars?
When purchasing a vehicle, you want to do a research on the vehicles in that general area and see what the main maintenance problems that the vehicles have. If the seller drops 500 off of the price, then the vehicle...
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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?
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Are the 2010 vw cc sport expensive to repair
It has been a long time since a Volkswagen has been an economy car. It is less expensive to maintain than a Mercedes, BMW or a Volvo. but will be more expensive than similar Japanese models. Especially the turbo models....
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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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