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Dangling sway bar should be reattached

DEAR TOM AND RAY: My stepson recently discovered something dangling under his 1997 Ford Escort wagon.

Ramon Perez, owner of Expressway Motors, goes out of his way to help young buyers get into their first car. (Glen Rosales/For the Albuquerque Journal)

Dealer is still dabbling in social work

Ramon Perez has seen the big business end of the auto industry and has lived from Puerto Rico to South America in specializing in the financial side of the industry.

Frank Valencia relies on repeat and referral customers, many from his dealership’s surrounding neighborhood. (Glen Rosales/For the Albuquerque Journal)

Community roots benefit dealership

Frank Valencia and Manzano Auto Sales have been a fixture on E. Central Avenue for more than 20 years.