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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 3:18 PM

Re: Handy fasteners...

I have needed that one so many times...

Wed Jun 11

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:55 PM

Re: another timing belt question

Hi ww4321,

I am kind of with Richard but a little more cautious. Everything the second timing belt experiences is a little older,a little more worn than when everything went together when the car was brand new. Every pulley and gear has wear [more]

Tue Jun 3

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 5:13 PM

Re: Used Prius vs. New Nissan Versa

hunnypot1,

It is correct that your Prius mileage will be better with a lot of 'stop and go' local driving that allows the braking to recharge the batteries, as opposed to long steady highway cruises. However you can get a [more]

Mon May 5

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 5:16 PM

Re: battery for a CR-V

Hi alstroemeria,

In my experience, 70 - 80 percent of batteries fail by 6 years old with some outliers lasting ten or more years. Your battery is old enough to justify replacing it based upon age alone. Running it down dead is never a good [more]

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