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Will I wear out my clutch by keeping the car in gear at a stop light?

01.01.1995

My husband and I have an ongoing argument about the clutch in his truck He says that it is bad to have your foot on the clutch when the truck is at a total standstill and that it will wear...

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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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The other day I was shopping for some tires A...

12.01.1994

The other day I was shopping for some tires A local wholesale outlet which sells three well known brands had very attractive prices They also had one thing I found quite confusing They had stacks of...

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I am in the market for a new car and...

12.01.1994

I am in the market for a new car and have been reading up on different makes Since I'm buying new I want the safety features of front wheel drive anti-lock brakes and two air bags But every car I...

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My new car has pink coolant in it is it...

12.01.1994

My new car has pink coolant in it is it OK if I add Prestone green coolant to the reservior Carla TOM Mix pink with green Have you no sense of taste Carla Those colors clash horribly I guess you've...

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Last year I read a book called How to Get...

12.01.1994

Last year I read a book called How to Get More Miles per Gallon The book mentioned an aftermarket device that deactivates several cylinders while you're cruising For example if the car has eight...

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