The downside of serpentine belts.

03.01.2003

I have a problem with the belt on my ' six-cylinder Jeep Cherokee It was fine but then the serpentine belt began to shred I replaced it and the new one began to shred too I noticed that the belt...

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Why would you ever turn traction control OFF?

03.01.2003

I own a ' Pontiac Grand Prix with traction control which makes sense to have in the Midwest my fair region There is a button on the dash that allows me to turn it off should I desire to do...

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Do front wheel bearings still need to be packed?

03.01.2003

When I was a youth working at a gas station we used to repack front wheel bearings Since then I went away to college and forgot how to use a screwdriver Now years later the guy who changed the oil...

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Readers weigh in on a previous post about emergency-response vehicles.

03.01.2003

mail regarding a column we wrote about emergency-response vehicles An EMT wrote us to ask what could be done about drivers failing to yield right of way to ambulances and rescue vehicles TOM Lots of you wrote to us with...

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Keeping gas tanks 1/2 full to prevent gas line freezing -- still necessary?

03.01.2003

Every year when winter rolls around in the tundra we call northern Illinois I hear the same old advice from all of the experts that we should all keep our gas tanks at least half-full to prevent gas-line freeze No...

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Isn't there some limit on your philosophy that "It's always cheaper to drive an old car than buy a new one"?

03.01.2003

My father believes everything you say He tells everyone that Click and Clack say it's cheaper to drive an old car than a new one True BUT is there no outer limit He drives a Olds Delta that has K-plus...

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Can my engine handle speeds of 90-100mph for long stretches on the autobahn everyday?

03.01.2003

Hello from Germany I am a U S service member stationed in Germany My job location has recently changed and I now have to drive about miles to work one way each day As you know the Autobahn in Germany...

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More responses to our article about emergency-response vehicles.

03.01.2003

today about emergency vehicles and how to get people to shape up and get out of their way TOM We've talked in previous columns about several innovative technologies that broadcast alert messages from ambulances through existing car radios But here's...

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Could a hydrogen car really come to pass during the Bush administration?

03.01.2003

President Bush talked about a hydrogen car in his State of the Union address Is this a realistic possibility during the Bush administration -- Jim RAY Maybe during the Jenna Bush administration Jim The technology itself works but people in...

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