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Isn't 22k miles a little early for a serpentine belt to wear out?

10.01.1997

Recently I took my Buick Century to a local dealer for servicing prior to starting on a road trip The odometer reading was slightly over miles and at the time I had had the car months I was shocked when...

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We heard from a lot of experts about our assertion that a truck's gas mileage would improve with the tailgate down.

10.01.1997

I read your recent article in which a reader also named Kathy asked whether a pickup truck gets better gas mileage with the tailgate up or down You guys said down My husband and I made a very large bet...

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How important to a car's health is body damage repair?

10.01.1997

My wife has the unfortunate habit of sideswiping our house with our ' Dodge Caravan The first time she did it we took it to the body shop to have the dented plastic side piece replaced and various scratches repaired...

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Am I wrong to be frustrated that my sunroof is leaking after only 4 years? Can I repair it myself?

10.01.1997

I own a Subaru Legacy Wagon It's the th Silver Anniversary L Plus Sports Wagon Edition That means I have a sports suspension fancy wheels turbo leather steering wheel and LEAKING electric sunroof When it rains the sunroof leaks on...

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