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In a recent column you addressed a brake problem on...

04.01.1994

In a recent column you addressed a brake problem on a Toyota Camry The symptoms brought to mind a similar problem with my father's Toyota pick up truck I drove the truck on two occasions and...

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A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American...

04.01.1994

A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American made cars are set five MPH under the actual speed the vehicle is travelling For example if she is driving MPH according to the speedometer she...

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Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van...

04.01.1994

Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van has a four cylinder Mitsubishi engine with miles The van operates fine on short local trips and usually quite well on longer trips However on two...

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I am a college student and I drive a eight...

03.01.1994

I am a college student and I drive a eight cylinder Pontiac Catalina It's my first car and it has over miles on it I love this car However my mechanic tells me it needs a new engine and a...

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I bought my Honda Accord new from a dealer in...

03.01.1994

I bought my Honda Accord new from a dealer in California It was serviced only by that dealership where the oil was changed every three months At the miles service there was a note on my service order...

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I have a Pontiac Fiero GT with a V- engine...

03.01.1994

I have a Pontiac Fiero GT with a V- engine and a five speed manual transmission While the engine is running the tachometer needle wiggles up and down plus or minus rpm seemingly randomly Strangely...

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In a recent column on safety you wrote and when...

03.01.1994

In a recent column on safety you wrote and when a milk truck hits you from behind at mph and your head ends up in the back seat My husband is a milk man And when I read him this...

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I hope you can settle a disagreement I have with...

03.01.1994

I hope you can settle a disagreement I have with my wife I have always changed the oil and filter in my vehicles every miles This practice has served me well as I have owned a ' Mustang with miles...

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What are the chances you guys can agree on a...

03.01.1994

What are the chances you guys can agree on a book recommendation What's the best available book for the non-mechanic to learn something about how cars work It would be great if you guys could agree...

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My wife hounds me constantly to keep the gas tank...

03.01.1994

My wife hounds me constantly to keep the gas tank above half-full because sediment which builds up at the bottom of the tank will be sucked up into the carburetor and cause engine trouble and or...

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