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Do you think it's OK for me to put spark...

07.01.1994

Do you think it's OK for me to put spark plugs in my Chevy Caprice Classic My dealer says only he can do it without mixing up the cars computer Roger RAY Of course it's OK Roger He's worried that...

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Does anyone still make manual transmissions with "hill holders"?

07.01.1994

When I was young my Dad and I each owned Studebaker autos My last one was a All of them were standard transmission cars and all of them had as standard equipment a hill-holder This rather nice device...

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I need some counseling My wife and I are constantly...

07.01.1994

I need some counseling My wife and I are constantly bickering over our Honda Accord EX Let me explain We have a three year lease on the car which is up this fall My wife loves the car and wants...

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We have a Chevette It runs fine most of the...

07.01.1994

We have a Chevette It runs fine most of the time but every now and then when driving at speeds of - mph it will slowly lose power You can press the accelerator to the floor and it will drop...

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Last year we bought a Toyota Camry LE It had...

07.01.1994

Last year we bought a Toyota Camry LE It had miles on it This is a four cylinder with front wheel drive At first I didn't realize it but I soon noticed a vibration in the steering wheel This happens...

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I drive a VW Rabbit with a speed manual transmission...

07.01.1994

I drive a VW Rabbit with a speed manual transmission Without revving the engine I can successfully skip first gear and start driving in second gear Will this significantly extend the life of the...

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I have ordered a new Jeep and was wondering if...

07.01.1994

I have ordered a new Jeep and was wondering if you could clear up something for me At what mileage should you do your first oil change I have heard conflicting advice on this One person told me to...

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I own a Chevrolet Camaro My wife recently used the...

07.01.1994

I own a Chevrolet Camaro My wife recently used the car to drop off newspapers at the local recycling center While she was dumping the old newspapers one of her plastic grocery bags blew under the car...

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I love your column It's so refreshing to get a...

07.01.1994

I love your column It's so refreshing to get a straight answer in language I can understand I have a Buick Regal with miles on it About two and a half years ago it started burning oil I took it...

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Some weeks ago you settled or perhaps escalated a marital...

06.01.1994

Some weeks ago you settled or perhaps escalated a marital dispute about the benefits or lack there-of of buying high octane gasoline Now how about tackling a related marital dispute Are those fuel...

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