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Did I get taken for a ride or does it cost that much to replace an ignition module?

11.01.1995

I have a Chevrolet Lumina with miles Last Monday the car started fine when I drove to work but when I went to go home it would not start It cranked away but would not fire up I had the...

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What's the cause of this trunk's sticky latch?

11.01.1995

I have a Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais with just over miles on it As the weather warms up the remote button for the trunk release inside the car won't work most of the time It will work once in a great...

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When it comes to tires, a damaged sidewall means the tire is DONE.

11.01.1995

I have a Honda Accord equipped with Michelin tires Recently someone not ME of course caught the left rear tire on a curb and raised a boo-boo about three inches long by two inches wide on the...

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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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