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On my Ford F pickup cylinder four speed manual transmission...

05.01.1995

On my Ford F pickup cylinder four speed manual transmission the accelerator pedal sticks down when starting in cold weather I have had the carburetor rebuilt Another mechanic said it must be moisture...

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Here's what to do if you pay for an oil change you didn't actually receive.

05.01.1995

It happened again yesterday I had an oil change and when I got home I checked the dip stick It was a quart high AND dirty I know what happens the technician doesn't wait for all the oil to drain...

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What could be causing this "washboard" effect in my Tercel?

05.01.1995

Our Toyota Tercel has a peculiar problem that we haven't been able to demonstrate for our Toyota dealer or our local mechanic When the car has been out in the rain overnight parked on the street as...

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I have a ' Geo Metro with a three cylinder...

05.01.1995

I have a ' Geo Metro with a three cylinder engine It's been very reliable We are interested in a ' four door Geo Metro but have learned that they all have four cylinder engines Will these four...

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I have four wheels on my rear axle -- is that just as good as 4-wheel drive?

05.01.1995

Please settle an argument in which I am embroiled My Dodge-chassis motorhome has dual rear wheels side by side I maintain that I thus have a four wheel drive vehicle in effect with as much traction...

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The wind chill factor: not just for humans.

05.01.1995

I have a friend with a Honda Prelude This past winter on the coldest night of the year she forgot to put her car in the garage They were also predicting extremely low wind chill temperatures I told...

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Sometimes car advice is worth what you pay for.

05.01.1995

I read your column every week--why I don t know And I have to admit to a little envy I d love to get paid you do get paid don t you for writing smart aleck answers to really dumb...

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Why would the exact same car call for gasoline with a different octane reading in Canada?

05.01.1995

My husband and I rewarded ourselves with a Lexus GS for our th wedding anniversary The owners manual calls for premium gasoline But my husband has a question The same car in Canada does not require...

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When replacing brake pads doesn't fix the vibration in my front-end, what's next?

04.01.1995

I drive a Ford Taurus When I apply the brake pedal the whole car begins to shake especially the front end The faster I'm going the worse it shakes I took the car to a mechanic who said I needed...

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My pickup doesn't tow uphill as well as it used to. What could be the culprit?

04.01.1995

I have a Chevrolet pick up with a engine It's used to pull a -foot travel trailer When this engine was first installed it had more than enough power to run up hills with this small trailer This past...

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