Can I put bumberstickers on my rear window?

08.01.1996

I have a question about rear-window defrosters If I put some kind of window sticker over those little wires on my rear window will it do any harm to the defroster or will it melt the sticker Is it OK...

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What kind of oil do you recommend for an old Beetle?

08.01.1996

My question is about oil I already know that the numbers such as W are a measure of the oil's viscosity at low and high temperatures I just inherited a VW Bug It is of great sentimental value to me...

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Is it safe to smoke a pipe in an airbag equipped car?

08.01.1996

Is there any inherent danger in pipe smoking and driving a car with air bags Could a person survive the accident yet receive serious injury from having the pipe jammed down his throat -- Richard TOM Absolutely If you happen...

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Advice on how to stop a runaway vehicle.

08.01.1996

We need a favor Some time ago you printed a letter about a runaway vehicle and you gave some advice about how to stop a runaway We clipped the article but lost it Our boss says you should turn off...

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Should I turn off the AC before turning off the engine?

08.01.1996

We've just purchased a new Ford Ranger pickup The salesman told us the air conditioner should be turned off before turning off the ignition when we park the pickup He said something about it making the O-rings last longer We...

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Pinging and knocking during pre-ignition could involve a number of systems. Here's where to begin looking.

08.01.1996

I have a Honda Accord Lxi which knocks and pings when it is under load unless I use super premium gas What's actually going on when it does this What is pinging -- Kenny RAY I asked my -year-old son...

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How can I remove rusty drums when brute force and solvents don't work?

08.01.1996

I have a Lincoln Town Car with miles on it I used your suggestion of several months ago for separating the rusty wheels from the drums Loosening the lug nuts slightly and hitting the brakes hard while driving slowly did...

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