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Old 09-22-2007, 09:37 PM   #1
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Water pump fails, pays 210.00 to have it replaced. 2 weeks later trans dies without any indication. Saves money to get it rebuilt (1500.00). Gets it back, drives for a day notice'* its leaking fluid. Brings it back to have the seal replaced. Picks up the car. and goes to pick up supper, hits a bump in the road and breaks off the stabilizer link which then tears a hole in the cv boot. So now its back to the garage on Monday. It'* gotta end soon doesn't it, or is it time to give up?
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I got to that point with my 95. Ended up giving it up, but I miss it everyday.
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Hey, look, it'* white!
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oh SHUSH cody.... :P




although mine is a little devil too... and it'* white
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Heh, mine'* white and I gave up on it after my heater core went bad. Basically I'm just not feeling like I want to spend more on a car than what was initially paid for it.
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Save yourself a bunch of money by doing the repairs yourself. Water pumps are only about $35 for a GOOD one.

Axles are about $150 for that torn boot.
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It helps ALOT to do your own work on your cars to save money, new or old.

Like Wren said, you could have done the water pump yourself. On the SE'* they are very easy to do. All you need is a Saturday morning.
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Three motors... the trans was back apart after being rebuilt.. call it 3 trans if you'd like.

I don't know what to think...except how wonderful it is when it'* running.
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Don't give up on it! Look at it this way, and say it very quietly to yourself.... "what else could go wrong?" Seems as though you've just had a bad streak of luck. No reason to give up on a car that now owes you so much.
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yeah... just some bad luck. besides, you've just about fixed everything!!!
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