My wife is very upset with me because I lost...

01.01.1997

My wife is very upset with me because I lost the gas cap from her Plymouth Valiant She doesn't drive the car because it doesn't have power steering But it has great sentimental value because her mother drove it for...

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On September after years of deliberation I decided to purchase...

01.01.1997

On September after years of deliberation I decided to purchase my first new vehicle a white Ford Ranger extended cab pickup -- automatic -liter engine and rear ABS About two miles from the dealership I brake fairly hard to slow...

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Why have automobile manufacturers put hotter thermostats in their engines...

01.01.1997

Why have automobile manufacturers put hotter thermostats in their engines The old thermostats used to be - degrees Now they're or degrees hotter than that Why would they do this It's fairly common knowledge that heat is the worst enemy...

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Before my husband passed away he purchased a new Buick...

01.01.1997

Before my husband passed away he purchased a new Buick LeSabre in for us We have taken good care of the car and have had it repaired and serviced when necessary Now it has almost miles on it and the...

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I was startled when I checked the transmission-fluid level on...

01.01.1997

I was startled when I checked the transmission-fluid level on my Chrysler New Yorker and found it about three pints low I then looked under the car and saw that the area between the engine and transmission was a bit...

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I have a problem with my Chrysler station wagon It...

01.01.1997

I have a problem with my Chrysler station wagon It will run on after I turn it off And on the road it will continue to go fast even with my foot off the gas Can you give me any...

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My husband recently bought me a Saturn SC with a...

01.01.1997

My husband recently bought me a Saturn SC with a five-speed manual transmission Because I haven't driven a stick shift car in years I asked my daughter -- who also drives a Saturn stick shift -- for some advice Years...

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My mother age bought a T-Bird with automatic Overdrive and...

01.01.1997

My mother age bought a T-Bird with automatic Overdrive and the O D is the default when the car is started Since she only drives around town and is afraid of the highways the car rarely gets above mph The...

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Please tell me what an oxygen sensor is I failed...

01.01.1997

Please tell me what an oxygen sensor is I failed my smog test last month apparently because of a faulty oxygen sensor They termed me a gross polluter Can you imagine My car is LeBaron with only miles on it...

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Guys can you help a damsel in distress I've had...

01.01.1997

Guys can you help a damsel in distress I've had this Chevrolet Caprice Classic running just fine for miles with only minor repairs I have a great mechanic who's scratching his head about the problem my car now has I...

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I have a Nissan ZX turbo with miles When I...

01.01.1997

I have a Nissan ZX turbo with miles When I start the car up on cold mornings there is a loud tapping noise for a few seconds even though the engine idles smoothly When I drive it it sputters and...

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Help My extended warranty expires in miles and I can't...

01.01.1997

Help My extended warranty expires in miles and I can't seem to convince the Toyota dealership that there is actually anything wrong with the transmission on my ' Celica GT Liftback Recently in the last six months I've noticed that...

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A while back you guys told a reader not to...

01.01.1997

A while back you guys told a reader not to inflate his tires to psi the maximum allowable printed on the sidewall You guys said instead to use psi the pressure recommended by the manufacturer in the owner's manual The...

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