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What could be causing a water gurgling sound when I brake?

10.01.1995

I have a ' Ford Tempo with a little over miles My problem is that when I apply the brakes and come to a stop I get a gurgling sound like water splashing around in the front of the car...

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Any ideas about what could be causing noisy lifters?

10.01.1995

I own a Ranger X with a liter V automatic The truck has plus miles on it I purchased it used a year ago so I don't have a lot of vehicle history To make a long painful story short...

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Is it possible to swap out a manual transmission for an automatic?

10.01.1995

My daughter has given me her car a VW Jetta which is a stick shift I am having difficulty shifting and wonder if I could have the transmission changed to an automatic Or would it be cheaper and safer...

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Sounds like Pam's Datsun needs a solenoid adjusted.

10.01.1995

My problem is a Datsun B no that's not the end of my story When I start the car I must start it in gear any gear until the engine warms up If I leave it in Neutral or try...

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Is a rubber plug sufficient to stop an oil leak?

10.01.1995

I'm writing for my daughter who is a single parent with two kids and little income The oil pan on her Nova with miles has been stripped We installed a self-tapping replacement drain plug but after a...

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Can you recommend a vehicle that will be able to handle Lake Tahoe snow?

10.01.1995

I recently moved to Lake Tahoe California to be with my fiance I drive an ' Dodge Colt which has been a great car but I believe I need something better suited to the ice and snow as well as...

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Differentials, explained.

10.01.1995

I bought a new Mercury Sable wagon back in Several times I've noticed that only one of the front wheels has power transmitted to it for traction purposes This has resulted in one wheel spinning on...

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When should I be engaging the 4WD on my Ford Explorer?

09.01.1995

With winter driving conditions upon us I need to have a difference of opinion settled I have a four wheel drive Ford Explorer The four wheel drive should be a plus in hazardous driving conditions...

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What's the shelf life for an unopened can of motor oil?

09.01.1995

Can you tell me anything about the shelf life of unused motor oil By circumstance I have inherited unopened quarts and I can't help but wonder if the additives contained therein may have broken down...

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Could a cigarette lighter be used to plug in small appliances?

09.01.1995

I have a Ford LTD I would at times like to use items like a vacuum cleaner small refrigerator emergency lights etc I would like to know if using the cigarette lighter to plug these things in would...

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