I need your advice I have a Nissan Maxima with...

05.01.1997

I need your advice I have a Nissan Maxima with miles The dealer tells me I'm driving on borrowed time by not having the timing belt changed The guys at my office think I'm nuts for even considering such a...

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My car is a ' Volvo When I first turn...

05.01.1997

My car is a ' Volvo When I first turn on the air conditioner it gives off an odor which makes me think the car is harboring a well-used cat-litter box This odor stink is more descriptive goes away after...

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Later this spring I am moving from my student digs...

05.01.1997

Later this spring I am moving from my student digs in College Station Texas to Las Vegas I have already determined that my furnishings aren't worth the or so that it would cost me rent a U-Haul truck and drive...

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I've heard that you both graduated from MIT in Mechanical...

05.01.1997

I've heard that you both graduated from MIT in Mechanical Engineering If this is true then we have that in common But I hope we don't have my car problem in common My car builds up a static charge And...

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OK boys what I have here is not a trivial...

05.01.1997

OK boys what I have here is not a trivial lava lamp type question but a serious life or death kind of problem I'm a little surprised you haven't addressed this one yet Nearly a year ago my stalled VW...

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My Nissan SX gave me quite a scare I turned...

05.01.1997

My Nissan SX gave me quite a scare I turned the ignition key and it sounded like the motor was already running I sat there for a minute thinking I had left my car running No I had the keys...

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Hill Fla where most of us drivers are over they...

05.01.1997

Hill Fla where most of us drivers are over they sometimes call this God's Waiting Room I've enjoyed reading your responses to other people's problems for years and now it's my turn My Buick Century blue with sun-and-car-wash-damaged paint has...

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On my Camry there's a button called overdrive Can you...

05.01.1997

On my Camry there's a button called overdrive Can you please explain to me its functions and usage -- Mike TOM Yes Mike That's the mother-in-law ejection seat But it only works once Mike so make sure you wait until...

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from a friend's house and was on my way up...

05.01.1997

from a friend's house and was on my way up a hill when I stopped at a Stop sign After restarting and letting the clutch out on my Ford Escort GT with miles on it the peace was shattered by...

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' Volvo When I first turn on the air conditioner...

05.01.1997

' Volvo When I first turn on the air conditioner it gives off an odor which makes me think the car is harboring a well-used cat-litter box This odor stink is more descriptive goes away after several minutes only to...

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Toyota Corolla which produces a subtle high- pitched whine at...

05.01.1997

Toyota Corolla which produces a subtle high- pitched whine at - miles per hour Twice I have taken it to the dealer -- only to be informed that this is a normal drive-train noise One mechanic even suggested that the...

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black soot forms on my wheels -- especially the front...

05.01.1997

black soot forms on my wheels -- especially the front ones I own a ' Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited with -inch polished aluminum gold-painted accent wheels They are sort of waffle-style with lots of cracks and crevices for this stuff...

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my overall knowledge of the intricacies of automobile repair is...

05.01.1997

my overall knowledge of the intricacies of automobile repair is extremely deficient This has not been a problem for me though since I have an ex-boyfriend who considers himself quite the foreign-car motorhead He has owned a number of foreign...

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My son in Florida has been having overheating problems with...

05.01.1997

My son in Florida has been having overheating problems with his ' VW Vanagon On a trip to visit us recently one of his lower coolant hoses blew While he was here one on the upper right side blew On...

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I wrote to you guys a couple of months ago...

05.01.1997

I wrote to you guys a couple of months ago but I guess my problem doesn't rate because you haven't answered it yet Here it is again My ' Olds stalls on my wife and me once or twice a...

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