We recently decided to reduce our expenses and increase our...

09.01.1995

We recently decided to reduce our expenses and increase our fitness levels by becoming a one-car family Unfortunately it now appears that we will increase both our expenses and our fitness The remaining car is a Hyundai Sonata which burns...

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I have a question that nobody has been able to...

09.01.1995

I have a question that nobody has been able to answer I own a restored Studebaker and recently had a small fire under the dash with the wiring I would like to rewire the ignition and whatever else is necessary...

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I have a Toyota Corolla that starts in Park Neutral...

09.01.1995

I have a Toyota Corolla that starts in Park Neutral AND Drive It was my understanding that cars are only supposed to star in Park or Neutral not Drive Is this something I should worry about Or is it just...

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Can you please tell me why cars with electric windows...

09.01.1995

Can you please tell me why cars with electric windows don't have a bypass control to open a window when the ignition is turned off If my husband stops for gas and happens to remove the key I have to...

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It was very reassuring to learn from your booklet Ten...

09.01.1995

It was very reassuring to learn from your booklet Ten Ways You May Be Ruining Your Car Without Even Knowing It that I'm doing a lot of the right things to keep my car in good condition I hope you...

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An advertisement for the new Cadillac claims that the car...

09.01.1995

An advertisement for the new Cadillac claims that the car is capable of travelling miles without engine damage even if it lost all of its coolant The Cadillac saleman said that this is the result of a sophisticated system that...

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I drive an old about years Chevy which gets terrible...

09.01.1995

I drive an old about years Chevy which gets terrible gas mileage Someone at work mentioned once that he had as an experiment removed the gappers from his spark plugs and that by doing so he had increased both the...

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With winter driving conditions upon us I need to have...

09.01.1995

With winter driving conditions upon us I need to have a difference of opinion settled I have a four wheel drive Ford Explorer The four wheel drive should be a plus in hazardous driving conditions such as ice However whenever...

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Can you tell me anything about the shelf life of...

09.01.1995

Can you tell me anything about the shelf life of unused motor oil By circumstance I have inherited unopened quarts and I can't help but wonder if the additives contained therein may have broken down over time in the can...

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I have a ' Capri At about mph on a...

09.01.1995

I have a ' Capri At about mph on a left turn the front end shimmies It doesn't shimmy at any other time It seems that the right front dips down when it happens and the right front shock seems...

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I cry as I write My baby my Mazda Miata...

09.01.1995

I cry as I write My baby my Mazda Miata miles was stolen ten days ago I had an alarm At AM a neighbor heard an alarm go off then it was disarmed Then five to ten minutes later it...

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My husband has a Nissan Hard body truck I don't...

09.01.1995

My husband has a Nissan Hard body truck I don't know what a hard body is but he likes talking about it The truck has been great with only one problem--the red paint oxidizes terribly Therefore my husband spends hours...

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I have an Volvo DL and every time I drive...

09.01.1995

I have an Volvo DL and every time I drive it for more than minutes I get this acrid smell that makes me think the insulation is being burned off a wire What would be your guess as to the...

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Some time ago you guys published a letter about a...

09.01.1995

Some time ago you guys published a letter about a little old lady who was fearful that her car's electric windows wouldn't work if the car plunged into a river In your inimitable way you made her look like an...

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I have a Ford LTD I would at times like...

09.01.1995

I have a Ford LTD I would at times like to use items like a vacuum cleaner small refrigerator emergency lights etc I would like to know if using the cigarette lighter to plug these things in would harm my...

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