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December 6, 2012, 9:39 pm

Ron G

Question: What shall I check for?

I am considering purchasing a 1989 Honda Civic 4 door, what should I check for to be sure I am getting a good vehicle. It has 224500 miles on it. How many miles can I expect to get from the vehicle providing I take proper care and maintaince of it? Do you know where I can find some one to cover it under a warantee within in reason co$t ?

How long can I expect the 1989 Honda Civic to run and for how many miles?

Thank You for your assistance and knowledgeable understanding.


December 12, 2012, 8:19 pm

Richard W
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If the car was taken care of it could get 350k. You need to make sure the timing belt has been done. Also that there are no oil leaks. I don't know anyone that will give a warranty on a car with that many miles.

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