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How to keep from getting trapped underwater by failing electric windows.

12.01.2004

We recently had some major floods here and several people were trapped and died in their cars I'm guessing the electric windows were not functioning and the water pressure kept the doors from opening If you do find yourself trapped...

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What's with all the SUV hate?

11.01.2004

You mentioned in a recent column that you are often critical of people who don't need SUVs or other behemoth trucks but buy them anyway I consider you two to be reasonably intelligent but what's with this liberal wackiness Isn't...

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Don't work under a vehicle unless it is supported by jack stands.

11.01.2004

I just read your recent article on jack capacity and feel you left out a very important safety issue which I learned in auto mechanics in high school many years ago DO NOT WORK UNDER A VEHICLE UNLESS IT IS...

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What do you know about the Hyundai Santa Fe?

11.01.2004

Here's my dilemma I'm a fun sporty active -year-old mom of three I've been driving a minivan for years now and I need a change I'm interested in the smaller sport utility vehicles and recently test-drove a Hyundai Santa Fe...

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