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What is custom parts and equipment coverage?
I've heard Progressive offers custom parts and equipment coverage. What does this mean?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What do OEM and aftermarket parts mean in terms of car insurance?
I'm getting my car repaired in a shop after an accident. The mechanic is replacing my bumper with an aftermarket part. What does this mean?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Do aesthetic modifications affect car insurance?
I want to get a paint job but I'm worried it will affect car insurance rates. Will my car insurance rates change?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What types of modifications affect car insurance the most?
I don't want to pay higher premiums because of modifications. What changes can I make that won't affect my rates?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What modifications affect car insurance?
What modifications change my car insurance coverage? I'm considering adding modifications to my car, but I'm worried they will affect my rates and coverage.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Are aftermarket parts covered in an accident in Georgia?
Will GEICO cover the cost of my aftermarket parts if I didn't have special insurance? My car was declared a total loss in an at-fault accident in Georgia.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
What if auto insurance wants to use aftermarket parts on a brand new car?
How do I get OEM parts for my vehicle? My 2018 BMW was damaged in an at-fault accident and GEICO wants to use aftermarket parts to replace the bumper.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Can you get aftermarket parts during an insurance claim?
Can I request aftermarket modifications during an insurance claim? My friend said that he was able to replace his regular bumper with a sport one after an accident.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
How do you get OEM parts in an insurance claim?
I have a Mercedes and am worried that if I get in an accident, the insurance company will try to give me aftermarket parts. How do I insure that I can get parts from the manufacturer?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
Do I need special auto insurance if I modify my car?
I just had some work done on my car. I tinted the windows and changed the muffler. Do I need to report these changes to my car insurance company?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 15, 2021
How much does it cost to fix a car mirror?
How much will I have to pay to repair the side mirror on my car? I knocked it off when I was backing my car into the garage.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
Why are some people's headlights so bright?
Sometimes when I'm driving at night, I feel like I'm being blinded by other driver's headlights. Why are some vehicle's headlights so bright?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Can you adjust car headlights?
It seems like my headlights are pointed too high. This makes it hard for me to drive at night, but I don't know how to fix it. Is there a way to adjust my headlights?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Why can airbags be harmful?
I've heard horror stories of people getting hurt when airbags deployed. I thought they were to protect you in the event of an accident, so why do they cause harm?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How should I choose new car speakers?
I finally have a solid chunk of savings, and I want to upgrade the speakers in my car. There's a lot of options, so how do I choose?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How does a car antenna work?
Why do cars have antennas? How do they work? I realize this is a niche question, but no one's ever explained it to me and I've always wondered.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How many parts does a car have?
How many parts are in the average car? I was reading about how a human has 206 bones. For some reason, this made me wonder how many parts a car has.
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Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
How do you open a car bonnet, or hood?
How do I open my car's bonnet? I just moved to California from Australia and bought my first car. I'm having trouble doing even the most basic things.
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Eric Schad
Sep 09, 2021
How do you refill the fluid in car wipers?
What's the best way to refill windshield wiper fluid? My car ran out and I live in Iowa, where I have to constantly drive through bugs on country roads.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How can I make my car stereo louder?
Is there a way to make my car speakers louder? I want to really make my car thump when I'm driving around town, but I also want to retain great sound quality.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do you make a car louder?
Can you make a car louder? If so, how? I have a Dodge Challenger and think it would sound cool if it were louder when I accelerate.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do you flush a car engine?
What's the best way to flush your car's engine? My car is due for one. I think I can do it on my own, but I don't want to damage anything.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I duplicate a car remote?
Can I duplicate my car remote? I want to create a second car remote so my wife can use it.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I clean a car cabin air filter?
What's the best way to clean my car's cabin air filter? I have bad allergies, so I want to make sure the air in my car is properly filtered.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How much do car antennas cost?
How much does it cost to replace and install a new car antenna? I accidentally broke mine off my car.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
How do I unclog a car radiator?
How can I unclog the radiator so my car doesn't overheat during the summer in Nevada? I've noticed that my car keeps overheating, but I don't see a crack in the radiator. My instinct is that I think it's clogged.
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
What does Consumer Reports say is the best car battery?
I've always found Consumer Reports to be a reliable place for product reviews. Since I need a new car battery, this is probably a good place to start. What is the best car battery according to Consumer Reports?
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Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
What are the longest-lasting car batteries on the market?
I want a car battery that can survive the cold and keep my car firing for as long as possible. What are some of the best options?
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Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
What are some of the best car battery models money can buy?
I want to buy the absolute best car battery on the market. Price is no obstacle. What battery should I buy?
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Eric Schad
Aug 02, 2021
How do I get replacement keys for a 1999 Ford F-150?
Since the car is super old, it's just a regular key (not the fancy electronic ones). What's the process I have to go through to get a replacement?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021

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