I change my own oil and filter in my cars...

09.01.1996

I change my own oil and filter in my cars every miles I try to buy the oil and filters when they're on sale to economize I have always heard that once you start to use an oil you should...

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I recently bought a Pontiac Bonneville with Overdrive I'm getting...

09.01.1996

I recently bought a Pontiac Bonneville with Overdrive I'm getting more confused all the time about the use of the Overdrive feature Prior to my Bonneville I had a Chevy Caprice and I drove in overdrive all the time just...

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Please settle an argument I am having with my boyfriend...

09.01.1996

Please settle an argument I am having with my boyfriend I own a Grand Prix STE This is the forth front-wheel-drive car I have owned I travel in stop-and-go traffic daily At miles I have had to replace my front...

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Being one of those who marvels everytime I turn the...

09.01.1996

Being one of those who marvels everytime I turn the switch and the car starts I would like to know why some vehicles need a higher octane gasoline -- Jeffrey TOM The simple answer is to stop them from pinging...

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I've noticed that my ' Taurus has horsepower at rpm...

09.01.1996

I've noticed that my ' Taurus has horsepower at rpm The ' Taurus has horsepower at rpm Would my Taurus have horsepower at rpm too Why are the horsepower numbers listed at different rpm Is this just a numbers game...

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I have a Toyota Camry Several times when I turn...

09.01.1996

I have a Toyota Camry Several times when I turn on the ignition to start the engine it sounds like the starter is turning but the engine isn't When I called my mechanic he thought it was teeth missing on...

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I'm a woman with a new Ford Ranger XLT I...

09.01.1996

I'm a woman with a new Ford Ranger XLT I have four idiotic brothers who tell me it's bad to coast down hills in Neutral Help me prove these men WRONG -- Karen TOM They're right Karen They probably were...

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A while ago you got a letter from a guy...

09.01.1996

A while ago you got a letter from a guy named Richard complaining about his Toyota Camry with a four-cylinder engine He said the whole steering column vibrated when he stopped at a light with the car in Drive You...

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Is it true that one uses more gasoline while running...

09.01.1996

Is it true that one uses more gasoline while running the air conditioner in the car I have a friend who insists on driving with the windows open in order to save on gasoline usage Isn't it a health hazard...

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I have a Ford Ranger X with miles on it...

09.01.1996

I have a Ford Ranger X with miles on it I recently had new front brakes installed I got new pads new calipers and had the rotors turned Since then when I drive I hear a clicking noise When I...

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I think I may have you both stumped but I...

09.01.1996

I think I may have you both stumped but I hope not I have a Ford Taurus When driving with the radio on in the AM mode I get nothing but static However as soon as I apply the brakes...

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I'm an old geezer who last bought a new car...

09.01.1996

I'm an old geezer who last bought a new car in Obviously the manufacture and the warranties are different on my new Buick LeSabre Living in the rust belt I can't imagine NOT undercoating the underside of the car The...

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Please don't think this is a crank letter This is...

09.01.1996

Please don't think this is a crank letter This is for real I have a friend who has a van with over miles on it and he's never changed the oil He put something on the filter that holds a...

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For a few years I have been trying without success...

09.01.1996

For a few years I have been trying without success to find out just what the letters STP stand for Many calls to large impressive lubrication headquarters around the country revealed only that it is a trade name of the...

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I've talked to several Honda Accord owners who like me...

09.01.1996

I've talked to several Honda Accord owners who like me have had to replace cracked CV joint boots around miles -- at great expense If ozone and the weather make the rubber boot brittle and it cracks then why doesn't...

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