I had an engine replaced under my Ford warranty on...

08.01.1994

I had an engine replaced under my Ford warranty on my Escort wagon They told me I was getting a long block which they said was a new engine The engine arrived in a crate but I see on the...

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My friends and I are arguing about what is best...

08.01.1994

My friends and I are arguing about what is best to prevent wear and tear on the car's brakes whether to come to a stop very gradually over a longer distance or to stop more suddenly but firmly We appreciate...

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I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been...

08.01.1994

I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been told by three different mechanics that even if I put snow tires on the car my car will still not perform satisfactorily in the snow because the car is too...

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Maybe you can satisfy my curiosity on a matter that...

08.01.1994

Maybe you can satisfy my curiosity on a matter that I have occasionally pondered over the last quarter-century It concerns GM's practice of providing one key that operates the ignition only and a second key that operates the doors glove...

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I enjoyed your pamphlet on ten ways you may be...

08.01.1994

I enjoyed your pamphlet on ten ways you may be ruining your car without knowing it I'm guilty of all of them Here's another habit I'm worried about How much damage does it do to your car to start it...

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I am a high school student We recently got an...

08.01.1994

I am a high school student We recently got an Caprice Classic in our school shop with a dome light problem This has one of those delay lights when you close the door this light will stay on until you...

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Being as you are males of the species AND you...

08.01.1994

Being as you are males of the species AND you know a heck of a lot about cars perhaps you can explain why menfolk tend to give their cars a burst of gas as they turn them off Should I...

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According to the book Simple Things You Can Do To...

08.01.1994

According to the book Simple Things You Can Do To Save The Earth every two weeks Americans wear almost million pounds of rubber off their tires enough to make more than three million new tires from scratch Now I dodge...

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Since I entered graduate school in California my two dogs...

08.01.1994

Since I entered graduate school in California my two dogs have been homesick for the mountains of Nevada near Lake Tahoe I told my dad I would give him my miles Subaru if he would also take the two dogs...

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I'm very confused about motor oil For instance there are...

08.01.1994

I'm very confused about motor oil For instance there are two-letter ratings on the sides of the container Some say SG and some say SH What do they mean Thanks Lewis TOM The ratings are performance specifications for the oil...

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I've heard you mention your mediocre book from time to...

08.01.1994

I've heard you mention your mediocre book from time to time How do I get my hands on one Lang RAY Well the first place I'd check is one of those cent bargain bins I think that's where most of...

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If you could have any car new or old what...

08.01.1994

If you could have any car new or old what would it be Rich TOM It would be a black AMC Ambassador convertible to replace the one my brother crushed one day when I wasn't looking I called that car...

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Last summer while on a trip my Buick LeSabre with...

08.01.1994

Last summer while on a trip my Buick LeSabre with miles overheated due to the radiator being clogged Replacement of the radiator solved the problem I annually drain flush and replace the antifreeze but I can't seem to get the...

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My Nissan Maxima SE has miles on it I purchased...

08.01.1994

My Nissan Maxima SE has miles on it I purchased the car new and decided at the time that I would keep the car for at least years I have been very careful to maintain the car properly adhering to...

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My husband and I agree that whatever you say goes...

08.01.1994

My husband and I agree that whatever you say goes We have a Chevy Lumina minivan My husband doesn't come to a complete stop when he has it in Reverse and switches to Drive or vice versa I say this...

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