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Lately several car makers including BMW and Lexus have been...

05.01.1994

Lately several car makers including BMW and Lexus have been advertising their vehicles with traction control There have been ads showing a BMW plowing through the snow a Lexus accelerating on an ice...

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My Toyota Tercel WD has only miles---a great little car...

05.01.1994

My Toyota Tercel WD has only miles---a great little car But when I'm in WD and make a hard turn while driving slow like in a parking lot I get a strange sound from the front end and it feels...

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Does anyone make a front wheel drive pick up truck...

04.01.1994

Does anyone make a front wheel drive pick up truck If not why not I have observed that in launching my boat it is easier to get up a slick ramp when I use my front wheel drive car whose...

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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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Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge...

04.01.1994

Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge Monaco I have taken care of the dings in the paint which I suppose came from the actions of thoughtless people who parked next to me in parking lots...

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Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on...

04.01.1994

Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on it has developed a lot of annoying rattles around the back end and rear doors At highway speed there is enough road noise to drown out the...

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I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million...

04.01.1994

I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million and still looks good enough to make me proud But there is trouble with the left turn signal When the weather is warm or it has been in the garage...

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I know a lady who is a member of our...

04.01.1994

I know a lady who is a member of our deaf support group She was told she needed her brakes cleaned as a regular thing The cost was I have worked on cars for many years and have never heard...

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