I have a ' Chevy S- pickup Is it OK...

11.01.1997

I have a ' Chevy S- pickup Is it OK to spray the water hose on the engine to keep it clean of road dust -- Grant RAY Sure Don't forget that whenever you drive in the rain water gets...

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My wife Deborah and I have a constant and ongoing...

11.01.1997

My wife Deborah and I have a constant and ongoing discussion about oil changes and when to do them We recently bought a Honda Civic The dealer told us it was important to change the oil every miles The owner's...

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Having recently moved from Australia to Maine I find myself...

11.01.1997

Having recently moved from Australia to Maine I find myself with a car problem I'm living in the wilds of western Maine where the trees are abundant and so are the squirrels chipmunks etc What I'd like to know is...

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My wife and I both have VWs I am a...

11.01.1997

My wife and I both have VWs I am a do-it-yourselfer and my car is a ' VW Passat The entire engine management system is the Bosch KE-Motronic pin with an ODB scanner port Does anybody make a scanner for...

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I have a Buick Century Recently the left directional flasher...

11.01.1997

I have a Buick Century Recently the left directional flasher went out i e stopped flashing The local service-station mechanic didn't have a clue He said about an hour's labor plus parts I took it to another station and was...

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I keep reading that air bags are dangerous and are...

11.01.1997

I keep reading that air bags are dangerous and are responsible for a number of deaths especially in children and short people Since of course air bags are supposed to be used together with seat belts I wonder if any...

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I have a ' Acura Integra with miles For the...

11.01.1997

I have a ' Acura Integra with miles For the greater part of seven years the fan blower has worked fine Recently it started not coming on right away It takes from two to minutes for it to start up...

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A week ago my -year-old son and his friend came...

11.01.1997

A week ago my -year-old son and his friend came running into the house to inform me that my Dodge Caravan had mysteriously developed a crack right down the middle of the windshield They excitedly announced their discovery while holding...

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Sarah Needs Help Convincing Her Parents to Let Her Get a Car

11.01.1997

16-year-old Sarah desperately wants her own car, but her parents say no. Tom and Ray disagree on whether or not her parents are, in fact, the meanest ever.

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I am putting a big-block car engine into a Dodge...

11.01.1997

I am putting a big-block car engine into a Dodge pickup truck So far I have run into two problems One is the oil pan The sump or deep end was in the wrong place The second problem was the...

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When my grandson was visiting me during his last college...

11.01.1997

When my grandson was visiting me during his last college break the brakes on his old Honda conked out His dad wired money for a minimum brake job what father wouldn't But the young man called me in a panic...

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I own a Isuzu Trooper II that has miles on...

11.01.1997

I own a Isuzu Trooper II that has miles on it A few months ago we noticed that it was leaking antifreeze No one can pinpoint where the leak is coming from There is always coolant in the reserve tank...

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My fiancee and I are interested in buying a new...

11.01.1997

My fiancee and I are interested in buying a new car We have been impressed with the new Chevy Malibu I am concerned however about their boast that it will not need a tune-up for miles Not only do they...

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