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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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Is it ever acceptable to drive a car until it...

06.01.1994

Is it ever acceptable to drive a car until it breaks down and then decide whether or not to repair it I own an ' Ford Escort which needs about in repairs on the engine and transmission I have been...

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Like a lot of cars these days mine is equipped...

06.01.1994

Like a lot of cars these days mine is equipped with cruise control I use it a lot on the highway My question is when I hit the brakes and slow down while using cruise control is it better in...

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I have noticed a dangerous design flaw perpetrated by most...

06.01.1994

I have noticed a dangerous design flaw perpetrated by most auto manufacturers but not often noted in the public press Don't you just hate the way the auto manufacturers now make ignition keys with...

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I recently turned and my dad was generous enough to...

06.01.1994

I recently turned and my dad was generous enough to get me a Dodge Aries for my first car This nice vehicle has served my transportation needs well for four months However it has developed a sizable...

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My son has a Honda Accord He drives about miles...

06.01.1994

My son has a Honda Accord He drives about miles each way to work every day--city driving--and the car has about miles on it The oil is changed every three months or miles whichever comes first The...

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My father used to buy Automatic Transmission Fluid and use...

06.01.1994

My father used to buy Automatic Transmission Fluid and use it in the power steering reservoir instead of Power Steering Fluid He said it was the same stuff so it didn't matter Is he right Frank RAY...

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I had a problem with a run-away car I had...

06.01.1994

I had a problem with a run-away car I had a Delta Royale with miles on it I was driving up a slight hill and stopped at a stop sign near the top The car evidentally stalled out and I...

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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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