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A dealer weighs in on how dealerships are able to survive on those razor-thin margins.

06.01.1998

As a former dealership sales manager I may be able to shed some light on how dealerships survive on those razor-thin invoice deals First of all you were absolutely right when you noted in your column that there are many...

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What can I do to be alerted that my turn signals are still on, short of getting a hearing aid (not an option)?

05.01.1998

Do you know of any device that would alert someone that the directional lights are still blinking I have a hearing deficit please don't suggest a hearing aid and I know the blinking is annoying and perhaps dangerous to other...

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What would cause a car to run fine for a few miles, then start bucking, kicking and die?

05.01.1998

I have a Nissan Pulsar NX with a five-speed transmission It's in really great shape and usually runs well Recently though it has developed an annoying habit of dying a slow - to -second death complete with shivers and shakes...

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Is it purely coincidence that I've gone through three different gaskets in a year?

05.01.1998

I own a ' Dodge Caravan with miles When the van had miles I started noticing oil spots on the driveway and garage floor Four hundred dollars and a new head gasket later the oil leak was supposed to be...

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