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Used car warning signs

Shopping for a used car? Great! There are plenty of good deals out there. If you're not careful, though, you can wind up with a car that'll pay for your mechanic's new in-ground Olympic-size pool. A thorough review by you, followed by a more in-depth inspection by a reputable mechanic, is an important part of the process. Your mechanic's evaluation will be most important, but there are some hints and clues that even the average Joe or Joanne can pick up on. What are some telltale signs that you should "lace 'em up and run?" Here's our list. --Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers, Car Talk
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