Perhaps you can settle a discussion that my son and...

08.01.1999

Perhaps you can settle a discussion that my son and I had recently When his car overheated I suggested that he add water to his radiator since the level was low and he needed to keep driving He insisted that...

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Our relatively new Toyota Runner has us stumped While checking...

08.01.1999

Our relatively new Toyota Runner has us stumped While checking the tires on a recent trip I noticed a strange wear pattern on the two front tires I had the tires rotated soon after that and the strange wear was...

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While I know I should be worrying about the tension...

08.01.1999

While I know I should be worrying about the tension in Kosovo I am instead trying to figure out the answer to a dumb question Why do I get many more miles out of the first half of my tank...

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I've been wanting to buy a vehicle for quite some...

08.01.1999

I've been wanting to buy a vehicle for quite some time now and have come to the conclusion that I would like to purchase a Subaru Impreza Outback I have been looking for great deals in the paper and online...

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My ' Toyota truck drowned going through a BIG puddle...

08.01.1999

My ' Toyota truck drowned going through a BIG puddle When I first tried to restart it the starter grunted and gave up So I waited for everything to dry out Unfortunately it still does the same thing Jump-starting doesn't...

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When is it time to stop following the manufacturer's maintenance...

08.01.1999

When is it time to stop following the manufacturer's maintenance schedule I have a Volvo Turbo Wagon with miles on it For the most part I have brought it to the dealer for all of the scheduled maintenance That means...

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My friend Sammie has been nursing along a Pontiac Bonneville...

08.01.1999

My friend Sammie has been nursing along a Pontiac Bonneville with a liter engine that has what her mechanics call a bad harmonic balancer As I understand them these devices are counterweights designed to cancel engine vibration and reduce noise...

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I just bought a Subaru Legacy Outback Wagon This is...

08.01.1999

I just bought a Subaru Legacy Outback Wagon This is an all-wheel-drive wagon that comes with one of those stupid little Dunkin' Donuts mini-spares instead of a full-sized spare tire I've heard that if you have to use the mini-spare...

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I want to flat-tow my Toyota Runner five speed four-wheel...

08.01.1999

I want to flat-tow my Toyota Runner five speed four-wheel drive for about miles But I can't seem to get the same answer from any two people on how best to do it Through the magic of the Internet I've...

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I leave my ' Buick Park Avenue in my garage...

08.01.1999

I leave my ' Buick Park Avenue in my garage in Florida for approximately four months of the year while I'm away during the summer I was told to have an oil change as close as possible to the time...

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My beautiful Caprice Classic four-door sedan with only miles on...

08.01.1999

My beautiful Caprice Classic four-door sedan with only miles on it -- and no dents or scratches -- is now a pile of junk While parked in front of my home the engine began to smolder then it burst into...

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My Mazda Protege is currently in the shop having its...

08.01.1999

My Mazda Protege is currently in the shop having its CV joints replaced This expensive repair happens eventually to every car I own So the question is is it me Does my driving style have anything to do with how...

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