I am hoping you can help with a problem I...

08.01.1995

I am hoping you can help with a problem I am having with my wife's Camaro Convertible She drove it daily to work until about a year ago when this problem developed Four different mechanics can't find the problem It...

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I own a Chevrolet four door DeLuxe This car has...

08.01.1995

I own a Chevrolet four door DeLuxe This car has been in the garage for years and the gasoline tank has rusted away Where can I get a gas tank for this car Ernest RAY We have two suggestions Ernest...

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My question concerns buying a sport utility vehicle I am...

08.01.1995

My question concerns buying a sport utility vehicle I am enamored with the way the Jeep Grand Cherokee looks but I've heard some disaster stories about its performance Consumer Reports does not recommend it My next choices are the Isuzu...

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I've been told I need a rack and pinion job...

08.01.1995

I've been told I need a rack and pinion job on my ' Honda Prelude I was quoted by a local repair shop for the parts only Surprisingly the Honda dealer quoted me for parts AND labor the parts portion...

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The clutch had to be replaced on our Subaru Legacy...

08.01.1995

The clutch had to be replaced on our Subaru Legacy Wagon at miles My husband and I each have more than years of experience driving with a clutch and our other three cars had original clutches at over miles The...

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Here's the story VW van On a cold damp day...

08.01.1995

Here's the story VW van On a cold damp day in February the manual transmission got stuck in Reverse After much cajoling swearing and pushing it it unsticks and seems to be fine Now in the hot humid weather I...

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How Much Gas Does it Take to Start a Car?

08.01.1995

How much gas does it take to start a car anyway? Andy needs to settle a bet with his sister's boyfriend who says it's less wasteful to leave a car idling than it is to turn it off and back on again. Who's right?

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It has recently been brought to my attention that a...

08.01.1995

It has recently been brought to my attention that a certain co-worker of mine has depleted his reserve of brain cells You see he is a product of the sixties and you know what that means He is under the...

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Recently I noticed my Mazda RX- was not accelerating properly...

08.01.1995

Recently I noticed my Mazda RX- was not accelerating properly When I took the car into the dealership the service manager told me that the fuel injection system was apparently stuffed with bird seed and dog food which I keep...

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I am the owner of a Mercury Grand Marquis Recently...

08.01.1995

I am the owner of a Mercury Grand Marquis Recently I had all new belts installed at miles because I plan to keep the car a while longer Within a few days the belts began squealing unmercifully We returned to...

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Here's an oil recycling idea My work car burns one...

08.01.1995

Here's an oil recycling idea My work car burns one quart of oil per week When I change the oil in my new family car I save the oil and pour it into the old oil burner Am I eco-friendly...

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My husband and I have a Nissan Stanza purchased new...

08.01.1995

My husband and I have a Nissan Stanza purchased new which has developed a problem that none of the mechanics including the dealer have been able to cure The doors are all leaking a greasy black ooze It's coming from...

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I am not a mechanic but I'm restoring a '...

08.01.1995

I am not a mechanic but I'm restoring a ' Lincoln Mark IV When stopping down hill on a right turn my engine often dies It doesn't seem to do it at any other times Could this be my carburetor...

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As a senior citizen on a fixed income I try...

08.01.1995

As a senior citizen on a fixed income I try to save as much gas for my car as possible I have heard that keeping your tires inflated to the maximum or a little over can save gas Is it...

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I have a Buick LeSabre with miles The car runs...

08.01.1995

I have a Buick LeSabre with miles The car runs perfectly except after it is parked in our car port Occasionally in the morning I find a water puddle under the exhaust pipe about six inches in diameter There seems...

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