I'm finally going to buy my first new vehicle I'd...

10.01.1998

I'm finally going to buy my first new vehicle I'd like it to last for many years Since I don't know anything about car repair either I'd like a vehicle that's reliable and won't be in the shop a lot...

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Have you ever heard of a Bon Ami ring job...

10.01.1998

Have you ever heard of a Bon Ami ring job I have an oil- and gas-guzzling Dodge Van with a V I had a compression test done which revealed two or three cylinders with compression below An old-timer friend of...

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I own a Subaru GL wagon x with a five-speed...

10.01.1998

I own a Subaru GL wagon x with a five-speed manual transmission I have managed to keep this car running and looking good through the years and hope to keep it for many more I am considering using this car...

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I was listening to your NPR radio show a few...

10.01.1998

I was listening to your NPR radio show a few weeks ago and heard a woman ask about a smell like burned or roasted popcorn She thought it was coming from her car's exhaust You were correct I think in...

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I don't have a car so I take the train...

10.01.1998

I don't have a car so I take the train to work every day Between the train station and office building my company runs a shuttle bus which is a modified passenger van After getting off the train this morning...

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I am a student in Austin Texas After I graduate...

10.01.1998

I am a student in Austin Texas After I graduate my boyfriend and I are heading to Portland Ore in his Saturn SL Here's where you come in Brett that's the boyfriend is a rugged outdoorsy type dying to take...

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I have an Olds Bravada with miles on it Last...

10.01.1998

I have an Olds Bravada with miles on it Last month I had the car serviced oil lube brake work and set out on a trip After miles the front end differential went out I had it towed to a...

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I own a ' Ford Taurus with miles on it...

10.01.1998

I own a ' Ford Taurus with miles on it It's been a great car and has been well taken care of A service rep at my local Ford dealer told me I have two broken engine mounts and offered...

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I have a Saturn with miles on it I had...

10.01.1998

I have a Saturn with miles on it I had the low engine coolant light come on frequently and suspected a leak in the cooling system When I took the car to the Saturn dealership they said that the cylinder...

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In a brutal winter road salt state like Minnesota is...

10.01.1998

In a brutal winter road salt state like Minnesota is it better for the car to have a heated garage or an unheated garage Obviously it is better for the driver to have a heated garage But it seems like...

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My co-worker and I got into a discussion of drive-in...

10.01.1998

My co-worker and I got into a discussion of drive-in theaters We were getting nostalgic when I said I don't like to go anymore because they don't have the speakers and you have to use your own car radio to...

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Whenever we drive through a downpour and hit a big...

10.01.1998

Whenever we drive through a downpour and hit a big puddle the power steering on our Chrysler Town and Country dies After a few moments it's restored What's going on We figured there must be some electrical connection that's shorting...

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I am the proud owner of a Ford Expedition Although...

10.01.1998

I am the proud owner of a Ford Expedition Although I know you guys think it's too big and a gas guzzler I like it The only problem is that I wish I had gotten the liter engine instead of...

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