My brakes are locking and I fishtail whenever it's wet outside.

04.01.2001

I love my Ford F XL Short Bed Regular Cab pickup My heart swells every time I look at it but there is one problem that concerns me greatly Every time the truck gets wet -- even slightly -- and...

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How can I keep rats away from my car's wiring and hoses?

04.01.2001

We have three vehicles which are parked in our driveway we don't have a garage Rats have hit them pretty hard I've had to replace the main radiator hose on my Forrester three times in just a few days My...

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Microsoft Windows for automobiles? We're not a fan of the idea.

04.01.2001

I just heard on the news that Microsoft has announced a special version of Windows for automotive application It sounds like my future cars will have computer-Internet interfaces hard-wired as standard equipment I generally keep my cars for eight to...

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How to test your clutch to see if it's slipping.

04.01.2001

I have a Toyota Runner with a five-speed transmission and miles I take good care of it and I know how to drive It still has the original clutch which works fine But I know it will eventually wear out...

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Should I be concerned that when I get the car back from the dealer the air pressure in my tires is high?

04.01.2001

My question is in regard to proper tire pressure When you buy a new car the owner's manual tells you to abide by the sticker inside the door post My present car calls for psi in all four tires But...

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What does a garage do when it has a car that is unsafe to be driven?

04.01.2001

What do you guys do when a customer brings you a vehicle that you consider unsafe but he's too cheap to fix it And what if it's in a state with no mandatory inspection laws If you let the car...

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Textbook case of failing master cylinder.

04.01.2001

I have a little problem with the brakes on my ' Buick LeSabre with miles on it The problem does not happen often but often enough for me to be concerned When approaching a stop sign or driving slowly in...

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Are oil change recommendations a plot by oil companies to get more of your money?

04.01.2001

Actually this is a question raised by my husband He was meeting with a patent attorney and during the meeting the attorney turned to my husband and said Do you change the oil in your car My husband thinking he...

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Why aren't cars yet capable of communicating with each other?

04.01.2001

Why is it that we have made enormous strides in electronic communication over the decades but the communication between vehicles on the road has been practically unchanged since the invention of the car a horn and a few blinking lights...

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Will changing my tire size result in a messed up speedometer?

04.01.2001

I have a GMC Suburban The original tires were - - s I replaced them with - - s Will the size difference change my speedometer reading -- Lew TOM Well GMC doesn't recommend - - s for this truck...

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