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What Fees Come With Buying a New Vehicle?
When you buy a new vehicle, you may look at the sticker price to determine if you can afford the purchase. While the sales price may be reasonable or even a good value, you will...
How to Buy a Good Quality Universal Joint (U-joint)
The universal joint is an important part in your car, and it can be found at the end of the vehicle's propshaft. The universal joint, also called a UJ, makes it possible for...
Helpful Tips When Buying Your Next Used Car
Checking the service history, getting a vehicle history report, and a pre-purchase inspection are all helpful tips to get the best deal possible.
How to Use Your Car Warranty Successfully
Overtime, car maintenance is required on all vehicles, and having a good warranty can come in handy when your car needs some replacement parts or service. Most warranties cover a number of different...
How to Pick an Extended Car Warranty
A new vehicle comes with a manufacturer’s new car warranty that covers defects and unexpected problems that occur. The new vehicle warranty coverage is in place for a set time...
Do You Need an Extended Warranty?
When purchasing a vehicle, dealerships usually offer an extended warranty. While an extended warranty may not be necessary when buying a new vehicle, they usually come in handy if you buy a used...
How to Know What to Look for in a Car Warranty
One reason why people choose to buy a new car is for the warranty. Warranties guarantee that repairs required during the initial ownership period will be performed at no cost to the vehicle...
What is a Powertrain Warranty and Why Does it Matter?
Let’s face it - cars aren’t an investment. When you buy a car, it costs you money. When you register and insure it, you spend more. You take out your wallet to put...
What Do Manufacturer Warranties Normally Include?
When searching for a new or used automobile, having a warranty can be a real game changer. Having a warranty, especially on used vehicles, can give you a cushion to fall back on if your...
The 10 Most Important Things in Your Car Owner’s Manual
Your owner's manual tells you important information about your car, like how to set up your car, how to check car fluids, and correct tire pressure.
How to Buy a Good Quality Throttle Body
Just like the throttle, the throttle body plays a very important part in how your fuel-injected engine runs, and makes the car move. The air intake system relies on the throttle body...
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The master cylinder acts as the brake fluid reservoir on your vehicle. It’s necessary that this part be in good repair in order for the brake system to work properly –...

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Truck leaking oil after adding product.
The oil additive is supposed to cover any mechanical part the product touches excluding seals unless they need replaced with a covered part. This means your seals by themselves are not covered. The oil pressure gauge reading H all the...
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Where can I find the engine number?
The engine number isn’t generally required for insurance purposes, but it may be needed for warranty work, recalls and for other needs. You’ll find it located in the same place whether you drive a stick shift or have an automatic...
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I just need an alternator line replaced not the whole thing how much would that be. 2016 Nissan Sentra
If your car is a 2016 with only 30 miles on it, it should still be under factory warranty which should cover any or all of this. I would suggest taking it to the dealer to have them check it...
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Truck slightly jumps at high speeds
Hello. It is possible that the rear differential is experiencing backlash. Backlash is normal in the differential and every truck will experience this. However, the backlash shouldn’t be so great that it causes the truck to jump. This may be...
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Installing a backup camera
Hello. If you do not want the warranty voided or extra charges after the lease is up then make sure you only get a surface mount system and do not let any holes be drilled in the car for the...
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Check Engine codes. Need warranty for mechanic service work, any examples to ask for?
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2001 Saab 9-3. These codes can come up if the engine needs a tune up, if it has bad coils, or even if you have dirty fuel injectors. Due to the age...
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Loud squealing sound - 2014 Toyota Tacoma
Hello. Your description sounds like a clutch release bearing - aka throwout bearing. With only 30,000 miles, you might want to check in with Toyota. I don't know if they would consider it part of their powertrain warranty or if...
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I unhook the positive cable to the battery to stop the engine from running did it affect any of the electrical components or anyth
You may have caused electrical voltage spikes in the system. If you could not get the vehicle to go in park, then you may have a transmission or computer system failure and can be covered under one of the recalls...
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Honda Recall notice
Unfortunately warranty related things can only be handled by the dealership. This is because they need to carefully document the findings to report back to Honda whether or not your vehicle needs the repair. I would get this in as...
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I replaced my fuel pump 8 months ago
Policies on warranty vary from shop to shop. You would need to contact the shop that did the repair to determine if there is a warranty on the parts and/or the labor.
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Car lost power & stalled while driving on interstate - 2016 Hyundai Genesis
Hey there. I would recommend letting them diagnose the problem rather than just simply telling them to replace the fuel pump. The vehicle is under warranty since it is a 2016 model. For Hyundai warranty to pay the dealer for...
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Broken timing belt
Installing a new engine will obviously solve the problems related to the timing belt damage. As for the question of more problems, this is not really something that can be guaranteed, although I would recommend checking into the warranty on...
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Advice on getting a hatchback model
I'm not much of a Hyundai fan. They are better than they used to be but, with that said, they never were really that great. Personally, I'd get a Toyota or Honda if I were you. See their price range....
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Engine damage
It is certainly possible that the damage to the engine was done prior to you purchasing it. This does not necessarily mean that the people who sold it to you were aware that the issue was there. Sometimes things happen...
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Need suggestions for dealership to trouble shoot tire noise
If the vehicle is still under warranty, contact Ford Customer Service and explain the situation. Give them dates and details. For Example: * Brought the vehicle in on XXXXXX date and and mileage and complained of "bearing noise". Was diagnosed...
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The engine on my car has seized and is a write off. Should the manufacturer accept any liability?
Unfortunately, your car is outside the warranty period, so legally speaking, they do not have to warranty your motor. It is unfortunate your car has suffered so many failures and very frustrating for you because you have done what you...
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Knocking noise in 2012 Kia Sorento
Hello. If they did not replace the upper strut mount along with the strut, that may be the source of your noise. The upper strut mount retains the strut and spring together as an assembly. It is then bolted...
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Is the manifold gasket usually covered under the manufacturers warranty
Hey there. The intake gasket would need to be listed under the covered parts list of the warranty for your vehicle and engine. There has been many changes by the manufacturer of covered components and exclusions over the years and...
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What is the average life expectancy of window motors? Should I file a replacement with manufacturer?
Assuming an "average" number of uses, the normal service life of ANY power window motor and assembly will well exceed the value of 2 years and by orders of magnitude. Therefore, your motor has failed early, there is no question...
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Everytime I drive on the freeway 60+ mph it starts to wobble.
This a warranty issue and that means that, regardless of the cause, which I will help you with momentarily, the dealership is absolutely required to resolve this issue and resolve it pronto due to the existence of Federal and state...

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