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Lunchbox Gives Update on Driving Altima

A few months ago, Lunchbox’s 2005 Altima died. He took it to multiple mechanics to get it fixed, but nothing worked. One place gave his car new spark plugs and a water pump, but it still did not work so they didn’t charge him and asked him to get his car of their lot. The last mechanic he took it to get it to start working again for a few weeks and he only spent about $200 on it. Then, when he tried to turn it on, it started stalling in his driveway again. He took it back to the mechanic and they told him it needed a new engine that would cost $5,000 plus 26 hours of labor. He took it to another mechanic who was able to fix it, but it still doesn’t work all the time.  

When his car wasn’t working, he would ride his bike to work. But now that it’s winter and it’s cold and icy outside, he hasn’t been able to ride his bike. So, every morning he checks on his car and says a prayer for it to work and sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn’t. If it starts, he drives it to work, if it doesn’t, he calls an Uber. He said he asked for a new car for Christmas and didn’t get it, so he’s not sure when he’s going to get a new one.