Our Lincoln Town Car -- which rides like a charm...

06.01.1996

Our Lincoln Town Car -- which rides like a charm and is in excellent condition -- is now giving us problems with the air conditioner It cools very well if I don't exceed miles an hour But on the higher-speed...

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I have a Crown Victoria with miles It's now leaking...

06.01.1996

I have a Crown Victoria with miles It's now leaking oil My mechanic has checked the obvious places for leaks and tells me that checking further would involve stripping down the motor and would cost me more than the car...

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We own a Plymouth Voyager minivan and have been extremely...

06.01.1996

We own a Plymouth Voyager minivan and have been extremely happy with it except for the cold start system When the engine and weather are cold the exhaust is a deep black color We were told this is a common...

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I am considering a new Honda Civic I need air...

06.01.1996

I am considering a new Honda Civic I need air conditioning and I'm wondering if factory-installed air works better than a c installed at the dealer -- Kelly RAY Almost all cars are set up for factory air conditioning these...

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My wife and I were driving across the country on...

06.01.1996

My wife and I were driving across the country on a concert tour about five years ago in our VW Golf Starting uphill at a traffic light the clutch made a whining sound while she released the clutch pedal When...

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I have an ' Olds Cutlass Ciera A few months...

06.01.1996

I have an ' Olds Cutlass Ciera A few months ago my wife was in the process of slowing down to stop on an exit ramp The vehicle started jerking as though the engine would die By the time she...

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For quite some time I've wondered about the support provided...

06.01.1996

For quite some time I've wondered about the support provided by the seats in today's automobiles Specifically I would like to know if there is an organization or individual who rates automobiles based on how orthopedically correct their seats are...

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Here's another Saab story for you My girlfriend has a...

06.01.1996

Here's another Saab story for you My girlfriend has a non-turbo It starts fine idles for a while then stalls If you try to start it the battery just acts dead If you jump start it it will run fine...

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I just bought a Ford F- short bed extended cab...

06.01.1996

I just bought a Ford F- short bed extended cab small V- I know trucks are not known for getting great gas mileage However can you suggest any aftermarket products I can use that would help improve the mileage I've...

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I recently took my Toyota Camry All Wheel Drive to...

06.01.1996

I recently took my Toyota Camry All Wheel Drive to the dealer to have the center exhaust pipe repaired In addition to fixing the pipe the dealer informed me that I need to replace the rear control arm bushings and...

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I had the agonizing experience of negotiating the buying of...

06.01.1996

I had the agonizing experience of negotiating the buying of a new Jeep Wrangler S The subject of dealer cost came up time and again during the course of our lengthy negotiations The sales people including two or three levels...

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I have a Mitsubishi Montero with an automatic transmission It...

06.01.1996

I have a Mitsubishi Montero with an automatic transmission It is incredibly reliable and I hope to have it for many years I recently got a new job and my daily commute now takes me down a long winding mountain...

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