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Discolored coolant? We're betting it's colored with either rust or oil.

10.01.2003

My mother recently bought a used Daewoo Nubira It looked shiny and new and it ran pretty well When we inspected the engine compartment we noticed that the coolant was brown and had an awful smell to it I recommended...

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Tips for accurately adjusting your side and rear view mirrors.

10.01.2003

About six months ago you talked about adjusting the outside rearview mirrors by placing the driver's head against the driver's window then leaning toward the center of the car to adjust the passenger-side mirror I tried this and indeed it...

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Looking for sexy replacement for my minivan. What about an Audi?

10.01.2003

I'm a business owner and a mom who has been driving a ' Honda Odyssey since our daughter was born because it was a practical choice Now I'm earning some money and want a sexier car but I can't decide...

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Will holding the wheel at "lock" damage the power steering on my new VW Passat?

10.01.2003

I just bought a VW Passat and actually read the owner's manual I'm curious about its comments on power steering The manual claims that holding the steering wheel at lock for more than seconds could damage the power-steering unit I...

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