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My Chrysler wagon "runs on" after I turn it off. What's going on?

01.01.1997

I have a problem with my Chrysler station wagon It will run on after I turn it off And on the road it will continue to go fast even with my foot off the gas Can you give me any...

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Should I spend $726 to fix the ABS on my Buick when the car still brakes just fine?

01.01.1997

Before my husband passed away he purchased a new Buick LeSabre in for us We have taken good care of the car and have had it repaired and serviced when necessary Now it has almost miles on it and the...

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I was taught to downshift a manual transmission while slowing down. What do you recommend these days?

01.01.1997

My husband recently bought me a Saturn SC with a five-speed manual transmission Because I haven't driven a stick shift car in years I asked my daughter -- who also drives a Saturn stick shift -- for...

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Is Mom hurting anything by leaving her T-bird in "overdrive" if she never drives faster than 45 mph?

01.01.1997

My mother age bought a T-Bird with automatic Overdrive and the O D is the default when the car is started Since she only drives around town and is afraid of the highways the car rarely gets above mph...

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What does an oxygen sensor do and I how can I keep it from causing a smog test failure again?

01.01.1997

Please tell me what an oxygen sensor is I failed my smog test last month apparently because of a faulty oxygen sensor They termed me a gross polluter Can you imagine My car is LeBaron with only miles...

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You need a new mechanic to fix your carburetor problem -- one with some gray hair.

01.01.1997

Guys can you help a damsel in distress I've had this Chevrolet Caprice Classic running just fine for miles with only minor repairs I have a great mechanic who's scratching his head about the problem...

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Sputtering, lurching and backfiring. So many things could cause this, but we'd start with the sensors.

01.01.1997

I have a Nissan ZX turbo with miles When I start the car up on cold mornings there is a loud tapping noise for a few seconds even though the engine idles smoothly When I drive it it sputters and...

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Is the clutch pedal really unnecessary when shifting?!

12.01.1996

Ranger that I use for delivering this newspaper I often allow my friend Vinnie to drive it I noticed that he does not use the clutch pedal when he drives He says that it is unnecessary When I asked...

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Is it a problem that most luxury cars haven't yet implemented front-wheel drive technology?

12.01.1996

I am starting to shop for a luxury automobile For the past years I have owned front-wheel-drive cars All the major luxury brands now have old rear-wheel-drive technology My understanding is that FWD...

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Stalling in the rain...caused by any number of things.

12.01.1996

in good condition But after it sits in a large downpour it stalls suddenly in traffic Now I don't drive it after a rainstorm Do you know what my problem may be Thank you -- Mary RAY Did Oldsmobile...

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