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Smelling gasoline INSIDE the car? Probably a leaky fuel pump.

11.01.1996

My husband and I have a problem with an ' Toyota Tercel that has miles We can't get rid of the odor of gasoline inside the car We originally took the car to the dealer six months ago because it...

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Pre-'94 Camry owners should ask their dealers to install an "anti-vibration kit". They'll know what you mean.

11.01.1996

been built by Jerry Lee Lewis since it sure has a Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On when I sit in traffic or at a red light Using the air conditioner really aggravates the vibration My mechanic is a...

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$100 for a CV boot now, or $300 for a CV joint later.

11.01.1996

What kind of trouble will I have if I don't fix the CV boot on my Plymouth Voyager The outside boot has torn and left the joint exposed I'm in a bit of a financial fix right now but I...

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When to go back to the dealer to drain excess oil.

10.01.1996

I recently purchased a new GMC Suburban -- diesel This is my third Suburban and having logged miles on my other two you could correctly assume that I like these vehicles and I am very serious about...

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Better to warm up a car in a garage or on the road?

10.01.1996

My drive to work each day is less than a mile from my home Because I often work at night walking is out of the question My husband tells me my car should be warmed up longer than it takes...

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Just as GM improves their public image, there they go shooting themselves in the foot with lousy customer service.

10.01.1996

Do you remember the s GM's reputation for customer service and trust were low Well now we're in the s and GM seems to have made great strides in these areas The Mr Goodwrench commercials had finally...

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Moisture in the air filter housing: PCV problem, or do I need a "heat stove"?

10.01.1996

Monte Carlo with original miles on it The car was driven very little for short distances when driven at all it was a grandma car Overall it runs great The problem is that moisture accumulates in the...

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What's the clicking sound coming from my left wheel?

10.01.1996

I am driving a Chevy Celebrity with approximately miles There is a loud clicking sound emanating from the left front wheel The click is apparent at any speed but it sounds faster at higher speeds...

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Can I tow a Yugo behind our RV?

10.01.1996

I have a question concerning my Yugo I want to tow it behind my motor home It has front-wheel drive and a standard shift My nephew built a real nice tow bar and attached the Yugo A friend saw it...

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Saving wear and tear on an engine while waiting for the oil filter to fill up.

10.01.1996

I change the oil on our and Ford Tempos When I start the engine right after an oil change the oil light stays on for two or three seconds until the oil filter fills up The filter is almost horizontal...

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