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A Weaving Car Is Not Safe to Drive

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Dear Car Talk | May 25, 2017

Lucy checked all the usual suspects on her weaving Corolla, but there's another culprit to investigate.

alignment tires steering Toyota Corolla 1999

Aug 01, 1995

What's the black goo ozzing from Judith's doors?

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My husband and I have a Nissan Stanza purchased new which has developed a problem that none of the mechanics including the dealer have been able to cure The doors are all leaking a greasy black ooze It's coming from...

doors

Aug 01, 1995

No doubt about it, Clyde's Lincoln needs a new carburetor float.

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I am not a mechanic but I'm restoring a ' Lincoln Mark IV When stopping down hill on a right turn my engine often dies It doesn't seem to do it at any other times Could this be my carburetor...

carburetors

Aug 01, 1995

What's the ideal air pressure for my tires to achieve maximum fuel efficiency?

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As a senior citizen on a fixed income I try to save as much gas for my car as possible I have heard that keeping your tires inflated to the maximum or a little over can save gas Is it...

fuel economy tires

Aug 01, 1995

Is the pool of dark liquid under Sidney's LeSabre something to worry about?

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I have a Buick LeSabre with miles The car runs perfectly except after it is parked in our car port Occasionally in the morning I find a water puddle under the exhaust pipe about six inches in diameter There seems...

leaks

Aug 01, 1995

What could be causing this Camaro to burn through a set of spark plugs every WEEK?

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I am hoping you can help with a problem I am having with my wife's Camaro Convertible She drove it daily to work until about a year ago when this problem developed Four different mechanics can't find the problem It...

exhaust system spark plugs

Aug 01, 1995

Where can Ernest find a new gas tank for his 1950 Chevy DeLuxe?

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I own a Chevrolet four door DeLuxe This car has been in the garage for years and the gasoline tank has rusted away Where can I get a gas tank for this car Ernest RAY We have two suggestions Ernest...

auto parts used cars

Aug 01, 1995

Any recommendations for an SUV in 1995?

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My question concerns buying a sport utility vehicle I am enamored with the way the Jeep Grand Cherokee looks but I've heard some disaster stories about its performance Consumer Reports does not recommend it My next choices are the Isuzu...

SUVs reviews Ford Explorer Isuzu Trooper Jeep Cherokee Nissan Pathfinder 1995

Aug 01, 1995

Why is the dealer's quote so much lower on a rack and pinion job?

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I've been told I need a rack and pinion job on my ' Honda Prelude I was quoted by a local repair shop for the parts only Surprisingly the Honda dealer quoted me for parts AND labor the parts portion...

steering repairs

Aug 01, 1995

Tell me it's not normal for a Suburu clutch to wear out every 26k miles!

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The clutch had to be replaced on our Subaru Legacy Wagon at miles My husband and I each have more than years of experience driving with a clutch and our other three cars had original clutches at over miles The...

clutches maintenance Subaru