You lost your keys to an 2002 Maxima SE The dealership says its a coded key so you need to have the car towed in and a new key will run you 150 Is this legit or are you being taken here?

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You lost the keys to your car and you can't find the key code where it should be you have a 1990 maxima?

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Does the key have to be in the ignition and turned on to open the trunk or does the car need to be running?

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Do you need to go to the original dealer to get keys cut off a code or can you go to any dealer and get them?

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Can you insure a car titled to your son Or will it have to be in the parents name He will be listed as principle driver of the car on the parents policy Would this effect an accident claim?

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If you locked the keys to your 2002 Mercedes C240 in your gastank which locks if the car is locked will you be able to get your keys from the gastank if the car is unlocked by a locksmith?

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You just purchased a 2000 Toyota celica from a used car dealership now 6months you need a new engine Is the dealership to blame for this Should i bring the car back?

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If you back in to someone and they say they will Handle with out the insurance company but need a week or so to get estaments what should I do?

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Can you purchase an out of state car and drive it back the same day with the title signed by original owner or what are the steps you need to take for this to happen?

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When you pass a Massachusetts' driving test do you need to do anything else or will your license just arrive in the mail And if so how long should you expect to wait?

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Why would the SRS airbag light come on and stay on in a 2004 S40 A mechanic says the airbag needs to be changed you have only had this car for 3 months light came on last week?

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