Which aging vehicle would you keep: Camry or Volvo sedan?

06.01.2004

Here's a question I call dueling grandmas My wife's mother has given us a ' Toyota Camry sedan with miles on it My mother has given us a ' Volvo sedan with miles on it We have to sell one...

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What is included in the powertrain that's always referenced in warranties?

06.01.2004

I own a Hyundai Sonata LX It comes with a -mile or -year warranty on the powertrain My question is what makes up a powertrain I have received various answers to this question but I am confused Can you two...

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How to prevent wildlife invasion and smells? Park in a garage.

06.01.2004

I have a problem I recently bought a Subaru Loyale I hope it will be the best car I ever bought but there is one small problem The heat stinks The smell is an alluring combination of cat pee ammonia...

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Shutting off the engine frequently to save gas: good or bad idea?

06.01.2004

I seem to recall arguments going back to the original oil embargo about whether it's good or bad to shut off the engine frequently to save gas I remember people saying it's bad for the engine That makes me wonder...

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Does an OEM part mean it was made by the car manufacturer?

06.01.2004

My son's Chevy Caprice Classic is leaking radiator fluid and a local garage told us it needs a new radiator The cost of an OEM radiator was estimated to be plus two hours of labor I looked on the Internet...

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Can I spray my undercarriage with motor oil to prevent rust damage from salty Vermont roads?

06.01.2004

I live up in Vermont and I just bought a new Toyota Tacoma Many of the people in my town tell me that they protect their vehicles from winter salt damage by having their undercarriages sprayed with used motor oil...

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Recommendations for a Buddhist nun who wants to use her vehicle as a retreat space?

06.01.2004

I am a Buddhist nun with a problem and thought you might have some advice that might help to resolve the problem I am writing to ask about a vehicle that I might use for two purposes retreat and living...

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Is there such a thing as directional tires?

06.01.2004

A friend of mine took her Saturn to a mechanic as the car was running a bit rough and the road noise was loud He examined the car and told her that the dealership had improperly installed directional tires on...

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Should Volkswagen's recent quality concerns deter Bill from buying a Jetta?

06.01.2004

What's happening to the VW brand I used to think VW cars were made to last forever and were built with incredible German precision and care Now I find out that all of the small models they sell in the...

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