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What's the difference between a Ford Tempo and a Mercury Topaz?

07.01.1993

I am interested in purchasing either a Ford Tempo or a Mercury Topaz The Mercury dealer says they are different which explains why the Mercury costs more Yet physically they look the same Please...

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A car that always runs hot may need to be seen by a radiator specialist.

07.01.1993

My wife owns a Nissan Sentra She is always concerned about the temperature gauge reading close to or at the end of the H range This happens especially while going up hills on hot days The dealership...

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If you're burning (not leaking) oil, the problem will only get worse.

07.01.1993

My Olds Cutlass uses two quarts of oil for every gas fill up The car appears to be burning oil since there is no leak I can't afford a new motor or car Is there something else I can do...

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Oil in the antifreeze reservoir? That's gonna cost ya.

06.01.1993

I have a ' Porsche I recently had it towed back to my house due to oil in the antifreeze reservoir My questions are what caused it and what type of money are we talking about to repair it John...

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The best way to brake.

06.01.1993

Assume you're driving a car approaching a red light at miles per hour at a distance of or feet Once you release the accelerator which causes the least wear on the brakes Light application until the...

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An easy leak fix for your trunk: weather stripping.

06.01.1993

I own a Geo Spectrum For the first two years the car had no problems Now however I've discovered that my trunk leaks whenever it rains or I wash my car Everything in my trunk gets wet and the trunk...

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Ladies, like us, you've been had.

06.01.1993

We want you to break the news to us gently Are we both gullible or what My friend and I both dropped on a gadget that is supposed to increase our gas mileage It's a four inch magnet which straps...

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After-market air conditioning: good idea?

06.01.1993

I recently bought a used Geo Prizm It has every feature I want except air conditioning I just assumed I could have it put in later Now a couple of auto mechanics have told me that it's a bad idea...

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Unless it's a collector's item, don't bother spending $12k on a 1978 car.

06.01.1993

Last month I went to a car show and swap meet and saw a Ford LTD for sale This car has only miles yes original miles This car is in showroom mint condition inside and out and the car was...

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Why is another service appointment recommended for our newish Honda after only 5k miles?

06.01.1993

Our Honda Accord LX purchased new in April of now has miles on it not bad for two seventy-year-old drivers We have followed the Honda handbook recommendations for maintenance every miles At our last...

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