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A Weaving Car Is Not Safe to Drive

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Dear Car Talk | May 25, 2017

Lucy checked all the usual suspects on her weaving Corolla, but there's another culprit to investigate.

alignment tires steering Toyota Corolla 1999

Oct 01, 1996

Is it worth repairing my old Volvo or should I replace it with another used Volvo (I like the old body style).

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I currently have a Volvo DL and am considering the purchase of another Volvo I have resisted purchasing a new Volvo because the body style changed to the new aerodynamic look that all new cars have My DL is an...

buying used cars Volvo

Oct 01, 1996

Why does brake fluid turn dark when it seems clean?

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Could you please clear up a question that has been nagging this weekend mechanic Why are so many brake master cylinders mounted at such odd angles My older cars have nice level reservoirs and they seem to brake just fine...

brakes fluids maintenance

Oct 01, 1996

When to go back to the dealer to drain excess oil.

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I recently purchased a new GMC Suburban -- diesel This is my third Suburban and having logged miles on my other two you could correctly assume that I like these vehicles and I am very serious about maintenance On my...

oil

Oct 01, 1996

Better to warm up a car in a garage or on the road?

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My drive to work each day is less than a mile from my home Because I often work at night walking is out of the question My husband tells me my car should be warmed up longer than it takes...

idling

Oct 01, 1996

Just as GM improves their public image, there they go shooting themselves in the foot with lousy customer service.

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Do you remember the s GM's reputation for customer service and trust were low Well now we're in the s and GM seems to have made great strides in these areas The Mr Goodwrench commercials had finally convinced me to...

dealers GMC

Oct 01, 1996

Moisture in the air filter housing: PCV problem, or do I need a "heat stove"?

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Monte Carlo with original miles on it The car was driven very little for short distances when driven at all it was a grandma car Overall it runs great The problem is that moisture accumulates in the air filter housing...

repairs filters

Oct 01, 1996

Can I tow a Yugo behind our RV?

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I have a question concerning my Yugo I want to tow it behind my motor home It has front-wheel drive and a standard shift My nephew built a real nice tow bar and attached the Yugo A friend saw it...

towing RVs

Sep 01, 1996

Is my car's flywheel problem typical of Camrys?

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I have a Toyota Camry Several times when I turn on the ignition to start the engine it sounds like the starter is turning but the engine isn't When I called my mechanic he thought it was teeth missing on...

flywheels

Sep 01, 1996

Please tell my brothers that coasting down a hill in neutral is WRONG!

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I'm a woman with a new Ford Ranger XLT I have four idiotic brothers who tell me it's bad to coast down hills in Neutral Help me prove these men WRONG -- Karen TOM They're right Karen They probably were...

driving tips