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There are safer options than this old car for long ttrips.
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Your neighbor's old showroom-condition car may be a dud...or a deal.
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T.J.'s new car has been nothing but trouble. Should he bring it back to the shop again, or research lemon laws?
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Is that little whisper saying "fix me" or "trade me"? Here's one story where the message is clear.
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Ann's Scion tC has a case of the shakes at idle. Is replacing the spark plugs a good guess at a solution?
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Lola's '46 Ford truck has the smelliest exhaust in the neighborhood. Is it worth fixing, or is it a health hazard?
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Gordon's faithful old Toyota needs some pricey repairs before he hands the keys to his teen granddaughter. Should he go to the shop or car lot?
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Bill asks whether his repair estimate is reasonable or booogus--and if there's a website that'll help him decide.
Ellen's new alternator left her stranded 90 miles away from the shop. The mechanic wants it back before he'll refund her money. Is this common?
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Is Bonnie's Smart dealership giving her the runaround when it comes to fixing her runabout?
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