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Advice for an Aspiring Steering Fluid Mixologist

Greg found some power steering fluid of questionable vintage while cleaning out his parents' garage. Now he wonders if it would be risky to mix them up and use them. Tom and Ray say he should go ahead and mix them together, as long as he's mixing them for the sole purpose of making it easier to transport to the nearest recycling facility. Find out why using this cocktail in a newer car is a terrible idea, right here.

Should Toyota Pay for New Steering Column?

Dennis's daughter-in-law is having trouble with her Toyota Corolla. At 40,000 miles, the steering wheel fell off. Could this have been her fault? And if not, who should pay? Get Tom and Ray's opinion, right here.

Who Knows Best - Dad or the Driving Instructor?

Jeff's daughter is learning to drive and the driving instructor's parallel parking method will cause damage to his car. Is he right to be worried, or should he let it go?

Today: one car problem that calls for urgent, immediate attention.

We have a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Whenever we hit a big bump in the road or a pothole, the Jeep starts shaking uncontrollably, and the steering wheel is next to impossible to hold straight. We have to slow down, pull...

Today: A Prius guinea pig gets a raw deal.

So, I was driving home in my beloved 2003 Toyota Prius on Friday. I turned right a few blocks from my house, and the wheel froze in the turned position ... I had to slam on the brakes to avoid hitting a...

Heather wants to switch her '85 Ford Ranger from power steering to manual. Is she nuts?

My name is Heather, and I'm a 20-year-old automotive technical-college student. My pride and joy is a 1985 Ford Ranger that is clinging to the last pathetic shreds of life. I love my truck dearly, and I plan on keeping her...

It's fiance versus dad, in the battle of the steering wheel. Today: Tom and Ray help Anna settle a familial "discussion."

I have a question that has been causing a bit of a disagreement between my fiance and myself. I have a 2000 Toyota, and when he drives it and makes a turn, he turns the steering wheel all the way to...

My steering wheel locks and the dealer won't fix it. What do I do?

The steering wheel on my Acura RSX has locked on me while driving three times now I took it in to the dealership and they could not find anything wrong and thus were unable to fix it I have to...

Steering wheel vibration while stopped is common in 4-cylinder engines.

I have a Mitsubishi Galant with only miles on it I have recently noticed that the steering wheel vibrates even when the car is sitting at a stoplight I took it to the dealer and he said the vibration is...

Looking for a straight answer about repairing power steering.

My son has an ' Ford Escort wagon with about miles on it His recent visits to two different mechanics read like an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm One said You went to that guy And the other said You...


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