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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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My Toyota Corolla has a problem that has stumped three...

06.01.1994

My Toyota Corolla has a problem that has stumped three mechanics in Texas where I'm in school Too frequently after driving around in the hot Texas sun I will not be able to restart my automatic car...

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I recently purchased a Chevy Corsica Since it is computerized...

06.01.1994

I recently purchased a Chevy Corsica Since it is computerized is it necessary to return to the dealer across town for all services For years I've been going to a local mechanic for oil changes Can I...

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What does Doc Fee mean I was charged for Doc...

06.01.1994

What does Doc Fee mean I was charged for Doc Fee when I bought my new car Melanie RAY Doc Fee was the obstetrician who did the delivery on your new car Melanie TOM Actually it's short for Documents...

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My question concerns air conditioner freon and the EPA regulations...

06.01.1994

My question concerns air conditioner freon and the EPA regulations My Dodge Dynasty has an ineffective air conditioner I suspect it's because it's low on freon My dealer tells me that if it is...

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I have a Pontiac Grand Am with only miles on...

06.01.1994

I have a Pontiac Grand Am with only miles on it I bought it new and it was under coated at the factory The car runs great but the problem I have is with the body It has three times...

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I have a Acura Legend with Anti lock brakes ABS...

06.01.1994

I have a Acura Legend with Anti lock brakes ABS Last summer when I was cut off on the Jersey Turnpike I really had to hit my brakes hard Shortly thereafter my ABS warning light would intermittently...

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Our local Mobil station sells octane gas for cents a...

06.01.1994

Our local Mobil station sells octane gas for cents a gallon They sell octane for a gallon and they sell for a gallon My car uses octane If I use half a tankful of octane and half a tankful of...

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I have a Chrysler New Yorker with miles The heater...

06.01.1994

I have a Chrysler New Yorker with miles The heater and air conditioning system blower doesn't work The dealer tells me the part will cost and the labor at least another Is the dealer planning to get...

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