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Asked by Apr 14, 2017 at 03:36 AM

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im just confused buying a $500 car. its a 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse, the owner
said that the problem is the engine is shaking. and it has 181,000 miles on it,
is it worth to buy or not? Thank you.

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You do realize a 500 dollar car is going to need a lot of work to make it reliable, this make and model is one of the worst for reliability, right out of the box your going to most likely going to have to do engine work, at a bear minimum it going to cost about 5 to 800 bucks just to get the engine running properly. Then there could be other problems that pop up after you get it running. I would back away from this one unless you can do all the work yourself and have a good parts supplier.

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