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All Questions on Car Repairs

How much does it cost to fix a broken speedometer?
I just got ticketed for going 52 in a 45 MPH zone. But I’m a careful driver. I *know* my speedometer read 42. My cousin says that if I show proof the speedometer was broken and that I fixed it, the judge may knock down my fine. How much will it cost to fix my speedometer?
Rachel Rigolino
Jan 19, 2022
How much does it cost to replace blown car speakers?
Last weekend I blew out the speakers in my Honda Civic. I was hanging out in the park with some friends when my favorite Wu-Tang Clan tune came on. I turned up my radio and well—you likely can figure out the rest. How much is this mistake going to cost me?
Rachel Rigolino
Jan 19, 2022
How do you fix a bent car door corner?
An unfriendly encounter with a curb has bent the corner of my Nissan’s passenger side door. Money’s tight, and I’d rather not bring this to the shop. How do I fix a bent door corner?
Nick Kunze
Jan 19, 2022
How do I fix a cracked bumper lip?
I bumped a curb and cracked my Mazda’s bumper lip. I would rather deal with this at home if I can. Do you have any advice on how to fix a cracked bumper lip?
Nick Kunze
Jan 19, 2022
Why does my Dodge Ram shut off while driving?
I have a 2008 Ram 1500 that I purchased off the showroom floor. Until recently, it’s never given me any problems. But all of a sudden, the truck shuts off periodically. Why is my Dodge Ram cutting out while driving?
Eric Schad
Jan 19, 2022
How do I fix a sprung car door?
While getting out of my car the other day, the wind ripped the door wide open, and I heard a weird pop noise. The door still closes, but I don’t think it fully latches, because I can feel a draft coming from it when driving. Is there a way to fix a sprung car door?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How do you fix peeling car door handles?
I’ve owned the same car for nearly 15 years, and overall it’s still in incredible condition. However, the paint on my car door handles has started peeling. What’s the best way to fix peeling car door handles?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How do you fix bubbling paint on a car?
I recently purchased a car from my aunt that runs great but has seen some better days. I want to clean up the vehicle, but how can I fix the bubbling paint?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How much is it to fix a car boot lock?
The boot lock of my car has stopped working, and the trunk is now stuck shut. Fortunately, I can access it from the rear seats, but I want to get it fixed. How much does it typically cost to fix a car boot lock?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How much does it cost to fix car speakers?
The speakers in my car have been acting up recently. In general, the sound has some static, but I think some of the speakers have stopped working entirely. How much does it usually cost to fix car speakers?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How can you fix spider cracks in a fiberglass hood?
I installed a fiberglass hood on my car a few years ago, and I’ve recently noticed a few spider cracks starting. What’s the best way to fix spider cracks in the hood of my car?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How do you fix bump steer on a Jeep JK?
My friend recently installed a lift kit on my car, and ever since the steering has been a bit off, especially when driving on rough surfaces. How can I fix the bump steer issue on my Jeep JK?
Jack Walsh
Jan 18, 2022
How do I fix cracked Power Wheels tires?
My two sons love their Power Wheels Jurassic Park Jeep. It is their favorite toy, and I love to watch them race around our driveway. However, one of the wheels cracked and my kids are despondent. How do I fix cracked Power Wheels tires?
Nick Kunze
Jan 18, 2022
How much does it cost to fix a hood?
We had a storm hit us over the weekend, and a tree branch ended up falling on our car and denting the hood. I think it’s dented too much to try and drive with. How much will it cost to fix my hood?
melanie reiff
Jan 17, 2022
How much does a car bumper repair cost?
How much will it cost me to get my car bumper repaired? It’s not bad enough that I have to get it repaired right now, so I’ll wait for a while if it’s going to be expensive.
Liz Jenson
Jan 12, 2022
How do you manually move a power seat in a BMW?
Is there a way to manually move the power seat in my BMW? The seat is stuck, so I’m having trouble driving because it’s so close to the steering wheel. Any help would be appreciated!
Liz Jenson
Jan 12, 2022
Do I still have to make car payments when my car is in the body shop?
My insurance company decided the loss was not a total loss. However, my car was with the body shop in California for over one year. I paid my car payment and insurance premiums the entire time. When I got the car back, the insurance company paid the body shop, but my car still isn’t right. Should I have been reimbursed for that year?
Emily Maracle
Jan 03, 2022
How many brake pads does a car have?
I’ve been having some issues with my car brakes, and my friend mentioned it might be an issue with one of the brake pads. That got me thinking; how many brake pads does a car typically have?
Will Baldwin
Jan 03, 2022
How can I replace the door handle on my 1996 Toyota Camry?
While helping my sister move, one of the boxes in the back seat broke off one of the door handles. I’ve had my 1996 Toyota Camry for years now and I want to keep it in the best condition I can. Is there any way I can replace the door handle?
Chloe Jenkins
Dec 29, 2021
How do I replace a Toyota door handle?
The plastic handle on my 2002 Camry broke. I’ve already ordered the new part, so how do I replace the door handle on my Toyota?
Matthew Macgugan
Dec 29, 2021
How do you replace a Toyota Tundra mirror?
I decided to let my son back my truck into the garage to help him get some experience. Boy, I was wrong. As soon as he backed in, he smashed off the passenger’s side mirror. How can I replace a Toyota Tundra mirror?
Eric Schad
Dec 28, 2021
How much does it cost to fix a Honda Odyssey sliding door?
Is it expensive to fix a sliding door on a Honda Odyssey? I've had my vehicle for several years. Recently, there's been an issue keeping the sliding door shut.
Phoebe Mah
Dec 11, 2021
How much will it cost to replace a rack and pinion on a Honda?
What is the average cost to replace a rack and pinion on a Honda? Lately, I’ve noticed I am having difficulty steering my car. It’s harder to steer at lower speeds. I decided to call my dad, a retired mechanic, for his advice, and he said I should replace the rack and pinion in my car.
Phoebe Mah
Dec 11, 2021
How do I change a tire on a Honda Accord?
How do I change a tire? I was about to leave to drive to my friend’s house for his holiday party when I noticed my car had a flat. I’ve never changed a tire before.
Phoebe Mah
Dec 10, 2021
How do I change a tire on a Honda Civic?
How do I replace a tire on a Honda Civic? My TPMS light has been on for two weeks, and I knew I needed to check on my tire pressure, but I always forgot to do it and was sidetracked running around after three kids. I was on my way to pick up my son from his karate class when I noticed something strange with one of the tires. It turns out, one of the tires was flat.
Phoebe Mah
Dec 10, 2021
How long do car repairs take?
I was in an accident and my car had some significant damage. In the meantime, I have no way to get to work. How long do most car repairs take after an accident?
Eric Schad
Dec 01, 2021
How can you tell if your car needs a new thermostat?
Are there any good ways to tell if my car needs a new thermostat? The temperature control is all off and a friend of mine said it might be related to the thermostat. I’ve also heard the thermostat helps the engine work, so I’d like to get it fixed as soon as possible if it’s broken.
Joshua Levy
Nov 26, 2021
How do you tell if your car is burning oil?
Is there an easy way to find out if your car is burning oil? My friend’s mom heard some funky noises from my engine and said it smelled smokey. She told me to make sure I wasn’t burning oil, but I don’t know how to check!
Joshua Levy
Nov 26, 2021
How do you dispose of an old car gas tank?
What should I do to dispose of an old car gas tank? I’m replacing my gas tank and I’m not sure how to get rid of the old one properly.
Liz Jenson
Nov 25, 2021
How do you stop your car from burning oil?
I’ve meticulously maintained my car since I got it. Recently, I’ve noticed a ton of exhaust and a burning oil smell when I’m driving. My dad says my vehicle is definitely burning oil. How can I fix the issue and stop my car from burning oil?
Eric Schad
Nov 25, 2021

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