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Is it possible to just chain up one wheel for snow driving?

04.01.1996

It's this neighbor of mine see The guy always makes wild statements after we put a can of beer in his hands This time he was after the snow chain manufacturers claiming they make a bundle...

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Is there a warning for when your brakes are about to fail?

04.01.1996

Please help You fellows are a dear to us single females who own cars What does a driver do when her brakes fail This happened to me and it was a hellish experience believe me I had a Dodge Dart...

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How do I get a tape out of my dad's tape deck?

04.01.1996

My name is James and I'm nine years old My father has a Jaguar XJ Vanden Plas He got a tape stuck in the tape player and he can't get it out It is a Philips tape player I am...

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Can I disconnect my rear defroster?

04.01.1996

My husband just bought me a ' Chevy Cavalier It has a rear defogger If I had this disconnected would it be harmful to my car in any way The reason for disconnecting it is that we live in a...

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I made a huge mistake My car was running rough...

04.01.1996

I made a huge mistake My car was running rough so I used a coupon to get a tuneup for my ' Toyota I walked out poorer with a diagnostic tuneup an induction service and a car that was still...

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Will products like Echo-Guard protect my car from rust?

04.01.1996

I recently purchased a product called Echo Guard with a new-car purchase The product is supposed to substitute for normal undercoating and rustproofing It theoretically prevents rust from developing...

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Are there any resources out there for data on customers' car ratings?

04.01.1996

Annually Consumer Reports JD Power and others poll owners of new cars to check on customer satisfaction for the first year of ownership Then they rate the cars accordingly But what about the second...

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What is an "oil slinger"...and is it important? 'Cuz I forgot it.

04.01.1996

I have a ' Ford motor home with a engine I have replaced the timing chain and gears with new steel gears and a new chain After I had put it back together I realized that I had left out...

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What could be causing gasoline to get into my oil?

04.01.1996

I have gas in the oil of my Olds Cutlass Is it possible that a bad distributor is causing this -- Greg RAY Is it possible that space aliens were responsible for the Iran-Contra affair Sure But it's...

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Is it ever OK to run the AC along with the heat?

04.01.1996

I just bought a four-cylinder Plymouth Acclaim The salesman told me to put the temperature controls on air-conditioning in the winter when I want heat instead of on the heat setting He says that I'll...

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