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A shuddering van with over 300k miles? This is what mechanics are for.

01.01.1995

I am a middle-aged non-mechanical female who drives a Chevrolet van with miles on it yes THREE hundred and seven thousand It's been a good car I even wrote Chevrolet and offered to trade a commercial...

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Which do better in the snow: fat or skinny tires?

01.01.1995

I was talking to my co-worker Roger the other day and he was saying that narrower tires are better in the snow than wider tires He says the narrower tires will sink down through the snow and grip the...

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I have a Mazda When I turn on the fan...

01.01.1995

I have a Mazda When I turn on the fan to setting or it doesn't work When I turn it on to setting or it works fine What should I do Rick TOM I'd move to either a hotter or...

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Today: The case of the buzzing oil light.

01.01.1995

I own this beautiful cream-colored Audi with miles and I love it I use it mostly for shopping and it hasn't failed me yet It does one annoying thing though that infuriates me For no reason that I can...

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Any chance that Chevy owes me a new paint job?

01.01.1995

I am the second owner of a C- Chevy full size pick up The color is blue About three years ago the paint just started to flake off I see other trucks around town that are the same color and...

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Two questions Why is it always Tom and Ray and...

01.01.1995

Two questions Why is it always Tom and Ray and never Ray and Tom It's obviously not alphabetical Second question another husband wife dispute here why were are cosy wings called cosy wings We hope...

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No need to trade in your car, just get a set of snow tires.

01.01.1995

Help Our beautiful blue Saturn--which we think is the best car made in America--has turned on us As soon as the snow hit the car turned into some kind of snow monster It goes all over the road...

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The rattle in this Plymouth will be either very cheap or very expensive to fix.

01.01.1995

I have a Plymouth Satellite V I bought it in with miles for The gentleman wanted but I chewed him down to I felt bad because the car was in almost mint condition I've done my best to keep it...

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Is it ever a good idea to use a lower tire pressure than recommended in the owner's manual?

01.01.1995

This question is about optimum tire pressure My father believes that front and rear tires require different pressures for optimal ride safety and economy He says that one should adjust the tires to...

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What's the deal with MINI-spare tires?

01.01.1995

I am years old and retired After years I saved enough to purchase a car from Chrysler The car I bought has normal sized tires but the spare is about three inches thinner than the tires on the car If...

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