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List of mechanics that have been recommended by DDfers:

Brooklyn
Empire Auto Center
485 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 756-6050

https://maps.app.goo.gl/wh8Mei7zwZPLJKHQ6

Ashers Auto Repair
3901 16th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218
Phone: (347) 240-7921

Lakewood

Betzalel Brezner 845-558-5547
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Author Topic: Car Repairs Master Thread  (Read 25120 times)

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Re: Cheap Replacement Car Parts
« Reply #135 on: July 28, 2017, 04:29:45 PM »
Anyone know of a place I can get authentic replacement carpet mats for my car without paying dealer prices

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Re: Cheap Replacement Car Parts
« Reply #136 on: July 29, 2017, 11:38:57 PM »
I picked up a bumper cover for my 04 Avalon recently on Amazon for $90. Did the install myself.
it came pre painted?

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Re: Cheap Replacement Car Parts
« Reply #137 on: July 29, 2017, 11:45:53 PM »
it came pre painted?
no. I now can spot my car from a distance

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Re: Cheap Replacement Car Parts
« Reply #138 on: July 31, 2017, 12:34:40 AM »
#here are some of the sources I have used

1. Amazon


2. Ebay
(I have purchased PAINTED bumper covers)

3. Rockauto.com


also if you dont mind checking out junkyards than go to:
4. car-part.com
you van search based on distance for the part you are looking for



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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #139 on: August 09, 2017, 04:46:40 PM »
when inserting a usb to my 2016 toyota sienna it wont come up on the screen, i have tried multiple usb and even tried the same usb by other siennas and it works fine,
 it does connect to the usb plug cause when i plug in a phone it will charge it just dosent show on the screen that a usb is plugged in (usb port stays light) what may be the problem?
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #140 on: August 16, 2017, 07:09:23 PM »
Anyone have any experience with a chevy impala, a loud click-clicking noise coming from behind the air vents? A little research tells me i need to replace a few of the actuators. Anyone have similar experience?
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #141 on: August 16, 2017, 07:22:37 PM »
Anyone have any experience with a chevy impala, a loud click-clicking noise coming from behind the air vents? A little research tells me i need to replace a few of the actuators. Anyone have similar experience?
I had a weird tinkling noise a while back. It went away after a few months...

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #142 on: August 16, 2017, 07:28:22 PM »
I had a weird tinkling noise a while back. It went away after a few months...
Mine's not going away unless i replace the part. mechanic wants $200-$300. Parts cost around $60 and youtube makes it pretty self explanatory. Should be a no-brainer.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #143 on: January 11, 2018, 06:18:34 PM »
Financed a  Camry XSE  2016, so until now I was under the Toyota care for every 5000 miles get free oil change at a Toyota dealer, but the Toyota care has expired so I have to now pay for my own oil changes, so from what I under stand is the that Toyota requirement is to change  FLUID  synthetic oil change every 10000 miles and NOT 5000 miles?.

That is what the guys at the Toyota oil changes told me that Oil fluid changes need to be done every 10000 miles and not 5000 miles.





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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #144 on: January 11, 2018, 06:27:38 PM »
Financed a  Camry XSE  2016, so until now I was under the Toyota care for every 5000 miles get free oil change at a Toyota dealer, but the Toyota care has expired so I have to now pay for my own oil changes, so from what I under stand is the that Toyota requirement is to change  FLUID  synthetic oil change every 10000 miles and NOT 5000 miles?.

That is what the guys at the Toyota oil changes told me that Oil fluid changes need to be done every 10000 miles and not 5000 miles.
check the owners manual

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #145 on: January 11, 2018, 06:51:21 PM »
check the owners manual

Thanks for the suggestion, but thought since the Camry is such a popular car, just wanted to know what others do.

Thanks-

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #146 on: January 11, 2018, 11:48:43 PM »
Thanks for the suggestion, but thought since the Camry is such a popular car, just wanted to know what others do.

Thanks-
Most new cars are every 10k, mine is not a Camry though.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #147 on: January 12, 2018, 01:35:39 AM »
Most new cars are every 10k, mine is not a Camry though.

Thanks that was helpful.

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #148 on: January 12, 2018, 09:01:22 AM »
Financed a  Camry XSE  2016, so until now I was under the Toyota care for every 5000 miles get free oil change at a Toyota dealer, but the Toyota care has expired so I have to now pay for my own oil changes, so from what I under stand is the that Toyota requirement is to change  FLUID  synthetic oil change every 10000 miles and NOT 5000 miles?.

That is what the guys at the Toyota oil changes told me that Oil fluid changes need to be done every 10000 miles and not 5000 miles.
check the owners manual
Most new cars are every 10k, mine is not a Camry though.
For some reason I could never find that information in the owners manual.. and my own Googling I was never very successful in getting a clear answer.. however in Lakewood the consensus (from the oil change places all) seem to be 8000 Miles...

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #149 on: January 12, 2018, 09:29:20 AM »
For some reason I could never find that information in the owners manual.. and my own Googling I was never very successful in getting a clear answer.. however in Lakewood the consensus (from the oil change places all) seem to be 8000 Miles...
Why would they tell you to get one sooner than needed.....
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