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2004 Toyota Corolla... High Mileage

Looking to buy a 2004 Toyota Corolla S with over 190k miles on it. The price for the car is 6,500. The vehicle has had regular check ups, and has all highway miles. It has a timing chain so, that won't need to be changed. I will need this car to last me for at least the next 5 years. I spoke with my mechanic today and he said not worth the risk. What should I do?

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