What's the clicking sound coming from my left wheel?

10.01.1996

I am driving a Chevy Celebrity with approximately miles There is a loud clicking sound emanating from the left front wheel The click is apparent at any speed but it sounds faster at higher speeds Three different mechanics have checked...

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Moisture in the air filter housing: PCV problem, or do I need a "heat stove"?

10.01.1996

Monte Carlo with original miles on it The car was driven very little for short distances when driven at all it was a grandma car Overall it runs great The problem is that moisture accumulates in the air filter housing...

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Just as GM improves their public image, there they go shooting themselves in the foot with lousy customer service.

10.01.1996

Do you remember the s GM's reputation for customer service and trust were low Well now we're in the s and GM seems to have made great strides in these areas The Mr Goodwrench commercials had finally convinced me to...

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Better to warm up a car in a garage or on the road?

10.01.1996

My drive to work each day is less than a mile from my home Because I often work at night walking is out of the question My husband tells me my car should be warmed up longer than it takes...

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When to go back to the dealer to drain excess oil.

10.01.1996

I recently purchased a new GMC Suburban -- diesel This is my third Suburban and having logged miles on my other two you could correctly assume that I like these vehicles and I am very serious about maintenance On my...

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Why does brake fluid turn dark when it seems clean?

10.01.1996

Could you please clear up a question that has been nagging this weekend mechanic Why are so many brake master cylinders mounted at such odd angles My older cars have nice level reservoirs and they seem to brake just fine...

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Is it worth repairing my old Volvo or should I replace it with another used Volvo (I like the old body style).

10.01.1996

I currently have a Volvo DL and am considering the purchase of another Volvo I have resisted purchasing a new Volvo because the body style changed to the new aerodynamic look that all new cars have My DL is an...

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Washboard Roads: Fast or Slow?

10.01.1996

Tom and Ray need your help. They got a letter from Ron, who wants to know whether it's better to drive fast or slow on "washboard roads". He says slow, but his wife votes for fast. Tom and Ray aren't sure who's righ, and they want to hear from you! 

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Finding a buyer for the Chalmers Owner magazine I just found from 1911.

10.01.1996

Recently while cleaning out the basement I found a copy of The Chalmers Owner magazine with all of the articles dated The magazine is about inch thick and is in near-perfect condition I have tried to find someone who would...

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My Ford ranger acts up in winter conditions. Could it be "carburetor icing"?

10.01.1996

Ford Ranger with a problem Often in temperatures below degrees usually when there's moisture present my truck will begin to run rough It loses power like it's not running on all cylinders black smoke comes out the tailpipe and it...

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Saving wear and tear on an engine while waiting for the oil filter to fill up.

10.01.1996

I change the oil on our and Ford Tempos When I start the engine right after an oil change the oil light stays on for two or three seconds until the oil filter fills up The filter is almost horizontal...

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Can I tow a Yugo behind our RV?

10.01.1996

I have a question concerning my Yugo I want to tow it behind my motor home It has front-wheel drive and a standard shift My nephew built a real nice tow bar and attached the Yugo A friend saw it...

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