I'm confused about fuel injection on GM cars and trucks...

05.01.1995

I'm confused about fuel injection on GM cars and trucks I've noticed that the V and Cadillac V engines are fuel injected but the V trucks are not They call them electronically fuel injected but there's still a carburetor sitting...

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I love your column for its laughs and straight ahead...

05.01.1995

I love your column for its laughs and straight ahead information I have a VW Scirocco with miles Recently it started burning a quart of oil every miles My mechanic checked it for leaks and did a compression test He...

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I'm going to buy my first car ever Many dealer...

05.01.1995

I'm going to buy my first car ever Many dealer salesmen talked a lot about LX DX GT LS LE etc All of these letters confuse me I consulted some car books but I got no help Help please Cory...

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I have tried to maintain my own cars for about...

05.01.1995

I have tried to maintain my own cars for about years Now about all I can do is change the oil and I'm even having second thoughts about that One of the first things I was told was NEVER to...

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My car engine does not always turn off immediately It...

05.01.1995

My car engine does not always turn off immediately It diesels My cousin suggests turning the key off while the car is in Drive or Reverse Should I do it Bill TOM You can do it Bill But you might...

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It happened again yesterday I had an oil change and...

05.01.1995

It happened again yesterday I had an oil change and when I got home I checked the dip stick It was a quart high AND dirty I know what happens the technician doesn't wait for all the oil to drain...

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I have a ' Geo Metro with a three cylinder...

05.01.1995

I have a ' Geo Metro with a three cylinder engine It's been very reliable We are interested in a ' four door Geo Metro but have learned that they all have four cylinder engines Will these four cylinder engines...

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I have a friend with a Honda Prelude This past...

05.01.1995

I have a friend with a Honda Prelude This past winter on the coldest night of the year she forgot to put her car in the garage They were also predicting extremely low wind chill temperatures I told her the...

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Have you ever had to re-teach a car to do...

05.01.1995

Have you ever had to re-teach a car to do something it forgot how to do Surprisingly enough it happened to me and all it required was time and patience I have a El Camino with miles About a month...

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My husband and I rewarded ourselves with a Lexus GS...

05.01.1995

My husband and I rewarded ourselves with a Lexus GS for our th wedding anniversary The owners manual calls for premium gasoline But my husband has a question The same car in Canada does not require premium gasoline Why the...

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I think you missed part of the boat in your...

05.01.1995

I think you missed part of the boat in your reply to Confused in NJ Her cross-dresser boyfriend was going into the ladies room when she confronted him I don't know about you but all the women I talked to...

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On my Ford F pickup cylinder four speed manual transmission...

05.01.1995

On my Ford F pickup cylinder four speed manual transmission the accelerator pedal sticks down when starting in cold weather I have had the carburetor rebuilt Another mechanic said it must be moisture in the gas that is freezing but...

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Our Toyota Tercel has a peculiar problem that we haven't...

05.01.1995

Our Toyota Tercel has a peculiar problem that we haven't been able to demonstrate for our Toyota dealer or our local mechanic When the car has been out in the rain overnight parked on the street as usual after starting...

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Please settle an argument in which I am embroiled My...

05.01.1995

Please settle an argument in which I am embroiled My Dodge-chassis motorhome has dual rear wheels side by side I maintain that I thus have a four wheel drive vehicle in effect with as much traction as any garden-variety WD...

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I read your column every week--why I don t know...

05.01.1995

I read your column every week--why I don t know And I have to admit to a little envy I d love to get paid you do get paid don t you for writing smart aleck answers to really dumb...

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