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Is my car's flywheel problem typical of Camrys?

09.01.1996

I have a Toyota Camry Several times when I turn on the ignition to start the engine it sounds like the starter is turning but the engine isn't When I called my mechanic he thought it was teeth...

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How do speedometers work without a cable?

09.01.1996

I have just recently purchased a Dodge Caravan I was mystified when I heard that the speedometer doesn't have a cable anymore Could you explain how the speedometer works without a cable -- Steve RAY...

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Please tell my brothers that coasting down a hill in neutral is WRONG!

09.01.1996

I'm a woman with a new Ford Ranger XLT I have four idiotic brothers who tell me it's bad to coast down hills in Neutral Help me prove these men WRONG -- Karen TOM They're right Karen They probably...

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Once you use one brand of oil in an engine do you have to stick with it?

09.01.1996

I change my own oil and filter in my cars every miles I try to buy the oil and filters when they're on sale to economize I have always heard that once you start to use an oil you should...

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Toyota is finally offering a solution to pre-'94 Camry owners with vibration in the steering column.

09.01.1996

A while ago you got a letter from a guy named Richard complaining about his Toyota Camry with a four-cylinder engine He said the whole steering column vibrated when he stopped at a light with the car...

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What's to blame for worn out front brakes: front-wheel drive or my driving style?

09.01.1996

Please settle an argument I am having with my boyfriend I own a Grand Prix STE This is the forth front-wheel-drive car I have owned I travel in stop-and-go traffic daily At miles I have had to...

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Does running the AC use more gasoline?

09.01.1996

Is it true that one uses more gasoline while running the air conditioner in the car I have a friend who insists on driving with the windows open in order to save on gasoline usage Isn't it a health...

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New brakes are clicking.

09.01.1996

I have a Ford Ranger X with miles on it I recently had new front brakes installed I got new pads new calipers and had the rotors turned Since then when I drive I hear a clicking noise When I...

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Your radio reception changes are due to either an electrical issue or a mechanical one. Here are some things you can test.

09.01.1996

I think I may have you both stumped but I hope not I have a Ford Taurus When driving with the radio on in the AM mode I get nothing but static However as soon as I apply the brakes...

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Can rustproofing your undercarriage actually do more harm than good?

09.01.1996

I'm an old geezer who last bought a new car in Obviously the manufacture and the warranties are different on my new Buick LeSabre Living in the rust belt I can't imagine NOT undercoating the...

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