My classic Ford Mustang coupe is on blocks in my...

08.01.1998

My classic Ford Mustang coupe is on blocks in my driveway because I am concerned about an awful noise emanating from somewhere beneath the hood It is the V The sound of this engine turns me on more than the...

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My adult daughter was driving my Toyota Camry when she...

08.01.1998

My adult daughter was driving my Toyota Camry when she was involved in an accident due to reported failure of the brakes She badly bruised the palm and little finger of her right hand in an attempt to apply the...

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I am interested in purchasing a Toyota -Runner with miles...

08.01.1998

I am interested in purchasing a Toyota -Runner with miles The vehicle is clean fully loaded and is in great shape with the exception of the undercarriage which is completely rusted The dealership has overcoated it and assures me it...

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There's something that's been bothering me over the last several...

08.01.1998

There's something that's been bothering me over the last several years but you must not laugh At night when I'm driving around in my ' T-Bird street lights sometimes go out as I pass This seems to happen every five...

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My ' Acura Legend with miles has been starting with...

08.01.1998

My ' Acura Legend with miles has been starting with great difficulty when the engine is cold It purrs once then dies My mechanic says I have two leaky fuel injectors small leaks Because each of the leaky injectors is...

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I have a ' Dodge Grand Caravan LE On Monday...

08.01.1998

I have a ' Dodge Grand Caravan LE On Monday I was putting something in the back and when I went to close the rear gate the entire back window broke out I took it to a Dodge dealer and...

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We have a Subaru Legacy all-wheel-drive wagon It was recently...

08.01.1998

We have a Subaru Legacy all-wheel-drive wagon It was recently in to the dealer for its five-year checkup In addition to a tuneup and a timing-belt change they also installed new brakes Now my car's brakes squeal every morning when...

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The unbelievable has happened I took my new ' Toyota...

08.01.1998

The unbelievable has happened I took my new ' Toyota Camry miles to a shop to have my oil changed Well they did a fine job of removing the old oil but dropped the ball when it came to adding...

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What is a throttle body and why do I need...

08.01.1998

What is a throttle body and why do I need one I took my Mazda for its annual state emissions inspection but the garage couldn't perform the diagnostics because the car was idling too fast I then took my car...

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I was in the local car store the other day...

08.01.1998

I was in the local car store the other day and noticed many products for tires that promise to make them look wet like new and preserve and protect the rubber Does this stuff really work -- Robert TOM Sure...

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Is there such a thing as garage etiquette Let me...

08.01.1998

Is there such a thing as garage etiquette Let me explain A friend of mine recommended a certain mechanic to me I went to him and am thoroughly satisfied He owns the shop and has a great reputation He also...

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I have heard about a used-car buying service called AutoNation...

08.01.1998

I have heard about a used-car buying service called AutoNation It's supposed to be a place where you can buy a used car without haggling kind of like the Saturn philosophy I imagine Is this all it's cracked up to...

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I'm a -year-old with a new grandchild and a perfectly...

08.01.1998

I'm a -year-old with a new grandchild and a perfectly wonderful but boring ' Honda Accord I stopped by the local Mazda dealership and experienced some sort of out-of-body experience when I saw the ' Miata -- in my colors...

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