My son has a Honda Accord He drives about miles...

06.01.1994

My son has a Honda Accord He drives about miles each way to work every day--city driving--and the car has about miles on it The oil is changed every three months or miles whichever comes first The car doesn't burn...

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I had a problem with a run-away car I had...

06.01.1994

I had a problem with a run-away car I had a Delta Royale with miles on it I was driving up a slight hill and stopped at a stop sign near the top The car evidentally stalled out and I...

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My Toyota Corolla has a problem that has stumped three...

06.01.1994

My Toyota Corolla has a problem that has stumped three mechanics in Texas where I'm in school Too frequently after driving around in the hot Texas sun I will not be able to restart my automatic car following a short...

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What does Doc Fee mean I was charged for Doc...

06.01.1994

What does Doc Fee mean I was charged for Doc Fee when I bought my new car Melanie RAY Doc Fee was the obstetrician who did the delivery on your new car Melanie TOM Actually it's short for Documents Fee...

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I have a Pontiac Grand Am with only miles on...

06.01.1994

I have a Pontiac Grand Am with only miles on it I bought it new and it was under coated at the factory The car runs great but the problem I have is with the body It has three times...

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Our local Mobil station sells octane gas for cents a...

06.01.1994

Our local Mobil station sells octane gas for cents a gallon They sell octane for a gallon and they sell for a gallon My car uses octane If I use half a tankful of octane and half a tankful of...

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I have a Chrysler New Yorker with miles The heater...

06.01.1994

I have a Chrysler New Yorker with miles The heater and air conditioning system blower doesn't work The dealer tells me the part will cost and the labor at least another Is the dealer planning to get rich at my...

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I recently bought a Dodge Ram Van I bought the...

06.01.1994

I recently bought a Dodge Ram Van I bought the optional Magnum V so I wouldn't have to concern myself with overheating while towing my foot boat and running the air conditioning I have no problem with overheating But the...

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Is it ever acceptable to drive a car until it...

06.01.1994

Is it ever acceptable to drive a car until it breaks down and then decide whether or not to repair it I own an ' Ford Escort which needs about in repairs on the engine and transmission I have been...

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Like a lot of cars these days mine is equipped...

06.01.1994

Like a lot of cars these days mine is equipped with cruise control I use it a lot on the highway My question is when I hit the brakes and slow down while using cruise control is it better in...

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I recently turned and my dad was generous enough to...

06.01.1994

I recently turned and my dad was generous enough to get me a Dodge Aries for my first car This nice vehicle has served my transportation needs well for four months However it has developed a sizable side to side...

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My father used to buy Automatic Transmission Fluid and use...

06.01.1994

My father used to buy Automatic Transmission Fluid and use it in the power steering reservoir instead of Power Steering Fluid He said it was the same stuff so it didn't matter Is he right Frank RAY He was But...

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Some weeks ago you settled or perhaps escalated a marital...

06.01.1994

Some weeks ago you settled or perhaps escalated a marital dispute about the benefits or lack there-of of buying high octane gasoline Now how about tackling a related marital dispute Are those fuel injector cleaners on the market beneficial If...

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I recently purchased a Chevy Corsica Since it is computerized...

06.01.1994

I recently purchased a Chevy Corsica Since it is computerized is it necessary to return to the dealer across town for all services For years I've been going to a local mechanic for oil changes Can I continue to do...

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My question concerns air conditioner freon and the EPA regulations...

06.01.1994

My question concerns air conditioner freon and the EPA regulations My Dodge Dynasty has an ineffective air conditioner I suspect it's because it's low on freon My dealer tells me that if it is leaking freon there is an EPA...

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