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Are cars designed to fail at a certain point?

No one wants a car designed to fail, but car makers are full of tricks to make you yearn for a new car. Discover how cars are designed to fail.


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  • Chamberlin, Ken. Chrysler Certified Transmission Technician. Personal interview. Conducted Oct. 3, 2009.
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