Can I adjust headlights myself?

02.01.2003

I just put new headlights in and was wondering how to adjust them My car manual tells you where the adjusting screws are but it does not tell you how far to turn them I know that I could go...

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Please tell me that a '60 Ford Mustang is the right car for my son.

02.01.2003

Our family is engaged in the What car should we get for our teenage son negotiations We are stumped as to whether it would be better to get a new used car with air bags and other safety devices or...

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Scott's exhaust system is exhausted.

02.01.2003

I went to get my car Toyota Tercel inspected and the inspector told me that my exhaust system which has never had any part of it replaced was bad and had to be replaced the whole thing from the exhaust...

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After new spark plugs are installed, what causes them to come loose?

02.01.2003

I recently had new plugs and wires installed in my ' Chevy Cavalier V- After about miles I was driving home from my local grocery store when the car started making a horrible noise followed by running extremely roughly and...

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Drivers aren't yielding to emergency-response vehicles these days. Readers have some ideas.

02.01.2003

mail about emergency vehicles A few weeks ago we printed a letter from an EMT who said that drivers just don't get out of the way for ambulances anymore He blamed it on sound-insulated cars loud car stereo systems and...

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When a big guy like me can't turn the steering wheel with one hand...

02.01.2003

I have a Ford Thunderbird LX with a V- that has only miles on it I keep seeing people pull in and out of parking spaces using only one hand on the steering wheel I have to use two hands...

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Should you pump the brakes in snow, or apply steady pressure?

02.01.2003

Last weekend my fiancee and I were driving to the school where she teaches in central Indiana The back roads were still covered in mostly packed snow with some ice underneath As my fiancee approached a stop sign or turn...

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Rule of thumb: don't mess with ball joints.

02.01.2003

I have a Mazda B pickup truck which has been the most reliable and trustworthy vehicle I have ever owned It is all beat up and it's now primarily used for trips to the dump and miscellaneous hauling It has...

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