When the oil light comes on, stop the engine immediately.

03.01.1992

First of all you have a great column It's thoroughly enjoyable even for a mechanical nerd like myself Here's my problem My son has a four-wheel drive Ford Tempo which he took to a local service station for an oil...

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I bought a new Ford F- pick up truck When...

03.01.1992

I bought a new Ford F- pick up truck When I got it home I checked the dip stick and it was one inch over the full mark I took it back to the dealer and talked to the service...

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This is a clear case of testosterone poisoning.

03.01.1992

My brother-in-law has a male superiority problem about driving and we have a long-standing argument concerning down-shifting standard shift cars when approaching a stop I don't down shift I was taught otherwise My brother-in-law however says I'm stupid and I...

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Is it OK to overfill the crankcase?

03.01.1992

I bought a new Ford F- pick up truck When I got it home I checked the dip stick and it was one inch over the full mark I took it back to the dealer and talked to the service...

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I like to raise the hood and see a clean engine.

03.01.1992

Here's another stupid question for you I have a Ford Crown Victoria I'm also one of these old geezers that likes to raise the hood and see a clean engine Here's my question Can I just turn my hose on...

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A little ol' lady in tennis shoes...

03.01.1992

I'm a little ol' lady in tennis shoes who drives miles a year in my Volvo I service it every year but now with miles on the car the dealer is suggesting the following Renew brake fluid Flush cooling system...

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Do you drive by any abandoned nuclear test sites on your way to work?

03.01.1992

Some unusual happenings occur on the instrument panel of my Mercury Topaz The red battery light intermittently comes on while driving This can occur for a short second or two or for two or three days and then weeks can...

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Beginning to wonder if my son has sense...

03.01.1992

I always thought my son had some sense I am now beginning to wonder He has a Honda Prelude with miles on it and it still has the original tires He says the tread is good He has three plugs...

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My '77 Volare is a GREAT CAR!!!

03.01.1992

Recently a reader wrote in about a problem with his ' Volare which he described as a great car Although you answered his question I beg to differ with some of the remarks you made You warned him not to...

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The question everybody's asking...

03.01.1992

My wife and I need you to resolve a disagreement we're having When we get into our ' Dodge Caravan on a cold morning my wife wants me to turn on the heater immediately She says that way the inside...

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The question everybody's asking...

03.01.1992

My wife and I need you to resolve a disagreement we're having When we get into our ' Dodge Caravan on a cold morning my wife wants me to turn on the heater immediately She says that way the inside...

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What is a transmission tune-up?

03.01.1992

I often see specials for transmission tune-ups What is a transmission tune-up is it necessary and what is a fair price Danny TOM A transmission tune-up--also known as a trans mission service--usually involves changing the transmission fluid filter and gasket...

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What is a transmission tune-up?

03.01.1992

I often see specials for transmission tune-ups What is a transmission tune-up is it necessary and what is a fair price Danny TOM A transmission tune-up--also known as a trans mission service--usually involves changing the transmission fluid filter and gasket...

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Where is the water coming from?

03.01.1992

I have an ' Toyota Camry LE I bought it used with miles on it My problem is small but aggravating Inside the trunk on the left hand side in the well next to the tires water accumulates when it...

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Nouns of assembly.

03.01.1992

of recycling we thought we'd share something with you that our radio listeners have been playing with lately RAY We've been asking them to come up with something called nouns of assembly TOM What are nouns of assem bly you...

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