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Is it possible to turn a steering wheel too far?

04.01.1996

I own a vehicle that has power steering A few of my friends while driving my vehicle get into situations that require them to turn the steering wheel until it can't be turned anymore But they insist...

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I have a Buick Somerset Everytime the coolant gauge reaches...

04.01.1996

I have a Buick Somerset Everytime the coolant gauge reaches the mid point between cold and hot the oil light comes on If I then stop and turn off the car it won't restart Meanwhile the temperature...

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Sluggish starts? Check these three things.

04.01.1996

My Renault Alliance -liter has more power in Reverse than in Drive What can I do to stop the sluggishness when starting from a stopped position -- Ariel RAY The truth is most cars feel zippy in...

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Rocker panels falling off Camrys due to design flaw. Is Toyota responsible?

04.01.1996

The rocker panel covers fell off my ' Camry and cost to replace Each black strip which runs between the wheel wells is a thin membrane of rubber around a piece of ungalvanized steel When the...

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Is it still true that you shouldn't put a car battery on the concrete floor of a garage?

04.01.1996

My wife drives minutes to work five days a week After a recent vacation when she didn't drive the car for a few weeks I found the battery dead I took the battery out and trotted up to the local...

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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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