We drive a Dodge Caravan with a liter V engine...

12.01.1994

We drive a Dodge Caravan with a liter V engine Two months ago the oil light came on as we pulled into a gas station We had just driven miles on the interstate in below zero weather and were stopping...

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I have a ' Saturn SL which I use for...

12.01.1994

I have a ' Saturn SL which I use for my job as a pizza delivery driver I know I'm wrecking it by doing this but what I need to know is how much Drivers who use their own cars...

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I am interested in buying a GMC or Chevy Suburban...

12.01.1994

I am interested in buying a GMC or Chevy Suburban What do you think Because of two sons all their friends and two dogs I need a vehicle this size Because of our activities--winter skiing miles away and seasonal camping...

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I read your recent column about the relative uselessness of...

12.01.1994

I read your recent column about the relative uselessness of tachometers especially with automatic transmission Well I'm a deaf driver and I showed the column to my hearing impaired husband The tachometer lets me know the engine is running after...

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Is it safe to use pure isopropyl alcohol as a...

12.01.1994

Is it safe to use pure isopropyl alcohol as a gas line antifreeze We have been using NAPA gas line antifreeze which says it contains isopropyl alcohol A ounce container of NAPA costs me Pure isopropyl alcohol is cents a...

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We're writing to you rather than our Congressman or Senator...

12.01.1994

We're writing to you rather than our Congressman or Senator only because we think you two are much more influential than they could ever hope to be Our campaign is safety and if anyone can rouse the sleeping gnats of...

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I have a Toyota Camry with a vibration problem We...

12.01.1994

I have a Toyota Camry with a vibration problem We have four-cylinder automatic Camrys I have a ' my friend has a ' another friend has a ' and my daughter has a ' They all have one trait in...

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The other day I was shopping for some tires A...

12.01.1994

The other day I was shopping for some tires A local wholesale outlet which sells three well known brands had very attractive prices They also had one thing I found quite confusing They had stacks of four tires of each...

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I am in the market for a new car and...

12.01.1994

I am in the market for a new car and have been reading up on different makes Since I'm buying new I want the safety features of front wheel drive anti-lock brakes and two air bags But every car I...

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My new car has pink coolant in it is it...

12.01.1994

My new car has pink coolant in it is it OK if I add Prestone green coolant to the reservior Carla TOM Mix pink with green Have you no sense of taste Carla Those colors clash horribly I guess you've...

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Last year I read a book called How to Get...

12.01.1994

Last year I read a book called How to Get More Miles per Gallon The book mentioned an aftermarket device that deactivates several cylinders while you're cruising For example if the car has eight cylinders when you reach cruising speed...

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Can you please explain why my tachometer reading would change...

12.01.1994

Can you please explain why my tachometer reading would change for a constant speed driven When I first bought my car six years ago ' Mazda MX- the tach would read rpm in fifth gear at exactly mph It was...

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My husband and I have a Grand Am with anti...

12.01.1994

My husband and I have a Grand Am with anti lock brakes I'm wondering how I should routinely brake on slippery winter roads Do I pump the brake or do I apply gentle steady pressure and if the ABS kicks...

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I have a Chevy pick up with a -V and...

12.01.1994

I have a Chevy pick up with a -V and miles on it Recently I've had to add coolant to my radiator every few days It's not leaking onto the ground I can't find any leaks from hoses or clamps...

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