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I own a -speed Toyota Tercel with miles I took...

01.01.1994

I own a -speed Toyota Tercel with miles I took it in for inspection last fall and it failed The mechanic said the two A frames to the rear wheels had rusted out He also told me Toyota had a...

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After the boating season I sometimes have two to four...

01.01.1994

After the boating season I sometimes have two to four gallons of gas mixed with outboard motor oil I like to start fresh in the spring Can I run the old gas through my car if I use a gallon...

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On cold days when an engine is first started the...

01.01.1994

On cold days when an engine is first started the exhaust is visible as a white smoke Then when the engine warms up the exhaust becomes colorless Why is this John TOM Great question John My brother...

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I presently own a Plymouth Voyager During the spring of...

01.01.1994

I presently own a Plymouth Voyager During the spring of I noticed what appeared to be tiny orange rust-like blemishes all over the body I took it to a local dealership and after a quick inspection it...

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My Infiniti G recently would not start and was towed...

01.01.1994

My Infiniti G recently would not start and was towed to my Infiniti dealer When I went to pick it up I was told that I was miles overdue on my oil change the dealer recommends changes every miles...

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I have purchased a Camaro hatchback with an eight cylinder...

01.01.1994

I have purchased a Camaro hatchback with an eight cylinder engine and rear wheel drive I have been advised that this car will be difficult to drive on slippery winter roads unless additional weight...

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I never miss your column I have a problem with...

01.01.1994

I never miss your column I have a problem with my ' Eldorado Cadillac It starts up on the coldest days but when I take it for a drive and then turn off the motor to go shopping it won't...

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I just purchased a Mitsubishi Mirage The owner's manual is...

01.01.1994

I just purchased a Mitsubishi Mirage The owner's manual is missing Can you give me any information about how to get another manual Edwin TOM We're still trying to figure out where old owner's manuals...

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There is a clunking sound when my husband takes his...

01.01.1994

There is a clunking sound when my husband takes his foot off the brake pedal on our Lincoln Town Car He says Don't worry But I do What do you think Angie RAY I think you're right to worry Angie...

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Rule of thumb for repairing used cars, versus trading them in.

12.01.1993

Can you tell me if you have a general rule of thumb that you use when deciding whether or not to have a major repair done to an older car Our Thunderbird is in need of a head gasket It...

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