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How can Dan fix an ornery Mitsubishi diesel... in Taji, Iraq?

03.01.2008
I'm in Taji, Iraq driving a Mitsubishi diesel pickup with a turbo, intercooled engine. It's very hard to start in the morning. You have to pump the gas at least 10 times, and then, once it starts, you have to hold...

New diesels: they're not like the old diesels. Find out why.

09.01.2007
I commute 130 miles round trip and am thinking about buying a new diesel Volkswagen. I m worried about maintenance costs. I read that diesels make up less than 1 percent of the U.S. market, so will it be hard to...

Why would an oil change for a diesel cost Phil $80? Find out in today's letter.

10.01.2006
I am looking to buy a car soon, and I am thinking about getting a diesel, because of their great gas mileage. I know a thing or two about cars, but I'm not a professional mechanic yet, as I'm still...

Will different tires improve the gas mileage on my biodiesel powered Jetta?

02.01.2002
In spite of all the advice I've heard from you concerning diesels I bought a VW Jetta TDI It's a wonderful car and it's much easier to drive than my girlfriend's gas-powered Passat Because I'm a get us off this...

My diesel engine won't start anymore when the temperature drops. What are my options?

07.01.1997
I have a Mercedes D with miles In the warm months I have no problem starting this car But for the past couple of winters it struggled to start when the temperature fell to around F and refused to start...


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