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Prius owners receive free factory scheduled maintenance for the first 36k miles.

04.01.2004

You answered some questions recently about whether the Toyota Prius has to be serviced at the dealer or can be serviced by an independent mechanic I want to pass on some helpful information that was omitted from your article Although...

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How can I get my car as quiet as possible on the inside?

04.01.2004

My youngest son has been diagnosed with autism One of the problems that can be faced by autistic people is an oversensitivity to sound Certain sounds can be very painful to them Well while we were on our way home...

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Help with deciding between a Honda Odyssey, a Volvo SUV and a Volvo XC.

04.01.2004

I am trying to weigh the safety and convenience benefits of the Volvo SUV versus the Volvo Cross Country versus a minivan like the Honda Odyssey While the extra seating in the Volvo SUV is a very valuable feature --...

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On keeping your dog safe and healthy in your car or truck...

04.01.2004

I would like to commend you on the information about leaving dogs in a truck It seems like a little common sense combined with your advice will be an admirable solution I would propose however that instead of using a...

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