Who can Annie trust to fix her dad's 1961 Lincoln Continental?

06.01.2011

My terminally ill father has just given me his 1961 Lincoln Continental. The car is in a storage unit in Michigan, and although it was mostly restored about eight or nine years ago, it now needs some repairs (I have a...

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Today: Rick's low-profile tires may have cost him.

06.01.2011

When shopping for a new car, we favored the Mazda5, but my wife had one major concern: the low-profile tires. The dealer assured us they were absolutely safe and had standard tires beat. A month after purchasing this car, we...

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Today: Is Jackson's wife to blame for transmission problems?

06.01.2011

Something my wife does drives me crazy, and I want to get your support before pointing it out to her. Our driveway is approximately 60 feet long and uphill. It's fairly steep for three-quarters of the run, then it flattens out...

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New spark plugs for Amanda's old man?

06.01.2011

I drive a 1995 Buick Regal two-door custom coupe. In the past week or so, I have noticed that while I am accelerating around 55 to 65 mph, my "Old Man" starts sputtering, sort of like a cough. He has an especially difficult...

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Today: How will driving in circles help Nan pass her emissions test?

06.01.2011

Goofy problem here: We were loaned a Jeep Cherokee by our daughter and son-in-law while our vehicle is being repaired. With a catch, of course: It needed a "speed sensor" in order to pass the emissions test. We got the...

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Nancy's dad can't hear the turn signal. Can she turn up the volume?

06.01.2011

My dad is older (87) but is still a good driver. However, his hearing is not very good. When he uses his turn signal for a gentle turn, and it doesn't shut off by itself, he can't hear it to turn...

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Today: Why does Ralph's truck already need new spark plugs?

06.01.2011

I own a 2005 Ford F- truck with 31,000 miles that I purchased new in May 2005. A backyard mechanic told me that I should replace the spark plugs now, because if I don't, I could damage the motor, and that would cost...

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Why won't "Ophelia" the Accord start when it's hot?

06.01.2011

I drive an art car named Ophelia. She is a 91' Honda Accord with 250,000 miles on her. When I bought her, 11 years ago, the man I purchased her from said, "Oh and sometimes she won't start if it's hot out."...

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