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    Thumbs down Murphy!!!!!!

    Ok he can leave........He cost me a small fortune..... I have replaced the battery, alternater, the rear brakes and now today the starter......... I can't afford much more..... No more please.............
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    Sorry to hear about your car problems.

    What type of vehicle is this? Is the work you are doing with it more expensive than what the vehicle is worth?

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    Ugh! I hear ya! Just in the last two weeks we've put in almost $1000 into dh's 15yo truck. I just keep muttering under my breath.. it's cheaper than a car payment, it's cheaper than a car payment

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    I so understand! Last friday I wiped out my whole EF fund on auto repairs. It seems amazing to me how it starts out as one little thing and ends up costing so much. Like you I keep telling myself, Its better than a payment! And as was pointed out to me on a different post, I am glad I had the fund in place or it would have had to go on credit as I couldn't have come up with the money to fix it and its the ONLY car we have! I hope Murphy leaves soon, I can't afford any more until I get my EF built back up! Good luck, I hope he moves on from your house too!!

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    Hang in there. Unless you have a really cheap car payment, it IS cheaper for you to keep the old beast up and running.

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    Sorry to hear about everyone's auto troubles. I hope Murphy moves on and leaves you all alone and lets you have a little peace and quite.

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    The car is paid for and I can't afford a car payment Its a little 4 banger that gets good gas mileage........ Most of it is normal wear and tear......... but still arn't they surrpose to last forever.lol
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    I understand as well. I went in for a routine inspection last month and it cost me $1800+ in repairs to my car..... I am so sorry murphy has visited you too, kick his butt to the curb.

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    What a bummer! We also have older vehicles without car payments. Of course, they need repairs occasionally and everything seems to wear out at once. Hang in there--at least you don't have a car payment.
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