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Car's odd behavior on left turn probably signals bad motor mount.
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As a car ages, it's good to give it a once-over.
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It'll save some wear and tear on your bumper.
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Buying new may be a good investment in longevity for the driver.
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The truth may set Mary, James, and their car's old sending unit free.
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When opportunity knocked, it was the opportunity to spend over two grand on a knock sensor replacement. Is there a cheaper repair option for William's 4Runner?
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Leo wants to trade his '05 Buick for a stripped down car. Can he find a car that matches his bare-bones wish list?
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Thomas has an overheating Buick that has stumped several mechanics. Could the culprit be something simple?
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Alex removed the plastic panel just behind his front bumper after it started dragging. Does it do something vital, or can he just soldier on without it?
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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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