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Preventative radiator hose replacement is a thing of the past
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A switch to synthetic oil should be a seamless transition.
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This old S10 has an easy life--or does it?
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Is this a case of proper maintenance or a padded bill?
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As a car ages, it's good to give it a once-over.
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Gary's mechanic says his air filter is filthy after only 5,000 miles. Is this possible--or a sales gimmick?
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The idiot lights on Tom Bodett's dashboard could be useful in lots of places. Like his forehead, for example.
Should you stick with your dealership or look for an independent mechanic? Pablo wants to know his options for his Avalon.