I have a hypothetical question for you guys Suppose a...

03.01.1995

I have a hypothetical question for you guys Suppose a person had a Dodge Colt with four cylinders a four speed standard transmission and she gave it regular oil changes Now suppose the hypothetical owner drives just a little fast...

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I would guess that untyped letters are put on the...

03.01.1995

I would guess that untyped letters are put on the bottom of the stack How about good large writing So far so good Still with me I have two Hondas One is a hatchback and one is a four door...

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I have a Buick LeSabre with a V I use...

03.01.1995

I have a Buick LeSabre with a V I use Castrol motor oil What does Castrol mean when it says made for smaller engines Am I doing anything wrong by using it on a big engine Arthur RAY Not to...

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My husband and I really enjoy your column I have...

03.01.1995

My husband and I really enjoy your column I have a story for you about brothers and cars My husband's brother John has two older cars The transmission went on his favorite beater so he had to do some minor...

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The recent inquiry about using nitrogen in tires caught my...

03.01.1995

The recent inquiry about using nitrogen in tires caught my eye I was in the automobile trade in the s and s The only time I remember using nitrogen in tires was at the Indianapolis speedway Race cars there used...

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I have a bad habit of parking the car with...

03.01.1995

I have a bad habit of parking the car with the lights on once or twice a year and draining the battery Our Toyota Corolla does not have a system for turning off the lights in cases like that Recently...

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How do you stop the Charge you get when you...

03.01.1995

How do you stop the Charge you get when you slide out of your car on winter days The spark from me to the first metal object usually the driver's door can jump about six inches Steve RAY C'mon Steve...

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I have a Ford Aerostar with miles on it I...

03.01.1995

I have a Ford Aerostar with miles on it I have two problems Problem When I put on the brakes my oil light comes on and my oil needle drops all the way down like I don't have any oil...

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I enjoy your column but I think you goofed recently...

03.01.1995

I enjoy your column but I think you goofed recently You answered a letter from Ken who noticed that his tachometer was reading about rpm higher than it used to at miles an hour Based on his information you correctly...

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Does it harm an automatic transmission if the fluid is...

03.01.1995

Does it harm an automatic transmission if the fluid is well above the full mark on the dipstick Lynn TOM Apparently it does You may notice a little warning that says something like Caution Do Not Overfill Overfilling May Lead...

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Upon leaving my house one day last week I noticed...

03.01.1995

Upon leaving my house one day last week I noticed my car had a flat tire It is virtually impossible to remove a wheel previously installed with an air-operated impact wrench so I chose to use a can of Patch...

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Toyota has reduced the size of oil filters for my...

03.01.1995

Toyota has reduced the size of oil filters for my Toyota Tercel and many other models to make removal easier in small engine compartments They insist that the smaller size filters oil just as well as the previous larger size...

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I have been looking for a new car I presently...

03.01.1995

I have been looking for a new car I presently drive an ' Toyota Corolla which has over miles on it so I'm afraid it might be ready to give out The Chevrolet salesman told me that their Geo Prizm...

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I own a Saturn SL with miles on it It's...

03.01.1995

I own a Saturn SL with miles on it It's a wonderful car that has very few problems but I do have one concern Periodically my Service Engine Soon light comes on stays a while and blinks off My oil...

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My sister and I are wondering about parking lights on...

03.01.1995

My sister and I are wondering about parking lights on automobiles why do cars have them The only time we ever see a car with parking lights on is during the twilight hours of the morning or early evening and...

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