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Not sure if this would be the issue. Did the...

Not sure if this would be the issue. Did the vehicle spill any oil onto the belt? When the alternator went bad on my 95 Jetta, I asked my mechanic to change the serpentine belt at the same time. ...
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I am not sure if this is the case or not but I...

I am not sure if this is the case or not but I thought of two possible issues. One is that the bulbs are burning out, the other is that the dimmer switch is going south.
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Windshield scratches from wipers

Is there a way to get rid of the scratches caused by prehistoric (just a guess) windshield wipers? I am in the process of buying a 99VW Jetta with this issue and was wondering if it could be waxed...
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Differential update

If the differential on my 95 Jetta feels kind of like being inside of a washing machine during the spin cycle at 65 mph, does that mean that it is just about to grenade into the transmission? Just...
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You could have cut the belt to get it off, but...

You could have cut the belt to get it off, but getting the same belt back on would be impossible.
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Thank you for the idea Beachboy, but I am a 1040...

Thank you for the idea Beachboy, but I am a 1040 EZ filer, I don't have enough items to worry about doing the long form. Applied for a personal loan today to pay off plastic and extra to buy another...
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My roommate's is a little different from yours. ...

My roommate's is a little different from yours. His has the 8 cylinder stick shift 4X4. I was napping in trucks becase I used to work graveyard shift at C-stores and it was easier to take a 2 hour...
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You may be able to pop it from under the vehicle...

You may be able to pop it from under the vehicle by reaching up. That trick works on 80's Volvo's not sure if it would help you but figured it may possibly help.
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Would that shaft be safe to buy used if say you...

Would that shaft be safe to buy used if say you had to meet Satan in order to get it due to the fact it is that far on backorder? Only reason I am asking is because my roommate has a 99 Dakota? ...
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Had the same problem with my 95 VW Jetta, which...

Had the same problem with my 95 VW Jetta, which at the time had 200k or so (225 now). I had a bad radiator fan which isn't related, but in order to get it out without having to take apart the front...
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Very few if any of the stations are near me, and...

Very few if any of the stations are near me, and my car is very happy on Mobil, so I will keep using it, even though I hate the way they raise prices after declaring record profits.
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You might not want mine even though it runs...

You might not want mine even though it runs strong. THe engine has 225k, the transmission has 165k and the front differential is going south.
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Surprised not to see Mobil on that list.

Surprised not to see Mobil on that list.
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Never been there, I'll check it out after I buy...

Never been there, I'll check it out after I buy something else since this car is my daily driver. Thank you much!! The car still runs and drives fine except for that friggin' differential.
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98% of us are members of that particular tribe.

98% of us are members of that particular tribe.
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Not sure if it applies to other makes of vehicles...

Not sure if it applies to other makes of vehicles but VW's run the best on Mobil, can't explain it. I have put in Sunoco and my mpg dropped by 5 over the course of 4 tanks of gas and my driving...
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You might not be able to since it was a police...

You might not be able to since it was a police car. Did you check the side of the door when it is open for the child safety lock? Just an idea and it would be a lot easier than going to the dealer...
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Gotcha!! Right now my car is at the point of...

Gotcha!! Right now my car is at the point of hoping it lasts long enough for me to get another car and be able to drive this one into the savage yard. Only problem with my car for your purpose is...
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Isn't techonogy wonderful? Almost makes you...

Isn't techonogy wonderful? Almost makes you yearn for the horse and buggie days doesn't it? :rolleyes: :rolleyes:
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It's almost too bad the EPA ratings for my car...

It's almost too bad the EPA ratings for my car are 4mpg too high for cash for clunkers, but there is very little chance of buying a new car for $600 without taking it to the casino and trying my luck...
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You probably would have to buy the whole latching...

You probably would have to buy the whole latching assembly if not the door itself at a salvage yard. Most doors should cost less than the $120. Is the $120 per door? As to the locks, did you check...
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If you are more concerned with replacing the...

If you are more concerned with replacing the engine/transmission than having a salvage car, your local used auto parts recycler might have a national parts locator so the engine/transmission could be...
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My local one has ads in the paper saying to drive...

My local one has ads in the paper saying to drive it in on to their certified new Fairbanks scales. I would be tempted to part it out, but roommmate and neighbors would freak. I will probably...
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vehicle recycler prices

Hello!! What is a ballpark figure per ton when you drive your vehicle to a used auto parts yard and drive onto the scale when you are selling it to them? I will probably be doing this to my 95...
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I replaced the master cylinder in my car. The...

I replaced the master cylinder in my car. The part was $91 at Advance. Labor with help from a neighbor was about 7 hours. My VW specialist said it was a 2-3 hour job. Hope this helps. My brake...
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