My car is equipped with cast aluminum wheels and the...

04.01.1994

My car is equipped with cast aluminum wheels and the tires seem to need air every week or two I have been told that this is normal with aluminum wheels Is it Bonnie RAY You say you have aluminum wheels...

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Does anyone make a front wheel drive pick up truck...

04.01.1994

Does anyone make a front wheel drive pick up truck If not why not I have observed that in launching my boat it is easier to get up a slick ramp when I use my front wheel drive car whose...

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In a recent column you addressed a brake problem on...

04.01.1994

In a recent column you addressed a brake problem on a Toyota Camry The symptoms brought to mind a similar problem with my father's Toyota pick up truck I drove the truck on two occasions and experienced a bad shimmy...

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A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American...

04.01.1994

A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American made cars are set five MPH under the actual speed the vehicle is travelling For example if she is driving MPH according to the speedometer she is REALLY only going...

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Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van...

04.01.1994

Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van has a four cylinder Mitsubishi engine with miles The van operates fine on short local trips and usually quite well on longer trips However on two long trips when it...

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Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge...

04.01.1994

Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge Monaco I have taken care of the dings in the paint which I suppose came from the actions of thoughtless people who parked next to me in parking lots Anyway...

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Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on...

04.01.1994

Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on it has developed a lot of annoying rattles around the back end and rear doors At highway speed there is enough road noise to drown out the rattles but the...

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I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million...

04.01.1994

I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million and still looks good enough to make me proud But there is trouble with the left turn signal When the weather is warm or it has been in the garage...

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I recently bought a classic Chevrolet Corvair I'm having a...

04.01.1994

I recently bought a classic Chevrolet Corvair I'm having a hard time finding a repair manual for it Do you guys know where I could find one and buy it Please help James TOM You need to pick up a...

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On warm rainy mornings after sitting all night my '...

04.01.1994

On warm rainy mornings after sitting all night my ' Toyota Corolla starts OK but stalls out as soon as I step on the gas When this happens it also makes a clicking noise then surges and goes fine until...

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How do you get a flooded FUEL INJECTED car started...

04.01.1994

How do you get a flooded FUEL INJECTED car started I know with a carbureted car you're supposed to push the gas pedal all the way to the floor and then turn the key But what about with fuel injection...

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I know a lady who is a member of our...

04.01.1994

I know a lady who is a member of our deaf support group She was told she needed her brakes cleaned as a regular thing The cost was I have worked on cars for many years and have never heard...

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I'm trying to make a decision about which used car...

04.01.1994

I'm trying to make a decision about which used car to buy One of the things I'm wondering about is the cost of maintenance and repairs AFTER I buy the car assuming the car is in good condition when I...

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I have a question regarding my Dodge Omni When the...

04.01.1994

I have a question regarding my Dodge Omni When the weather is cold and damp or raining my car seems to emit some kind of steam from under the hood It starts after the car has been running for about...

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