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$35 to get my headlights adjusted. Really?

01.01.1996

I was quite shocked last week when I took my car in to have the headlights adjusted I went to an official headlight adjusting station and they quoted me a price of In my book that figures out to about...

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Once and for all: NEVER inflate your tires to their maximum air pressure!

01.01.1996

I was recently told by my local tire store manager while fixing a leaky valve stem that I should be inflating my tires to the pressure listed on the tire not the pressure listed on the door or owners manual...

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I have a Mustang GT with a five liter engine...

01.01.1996

I have a Mustang GT with a five liter engine If I drive for a short distance miles and turn off the motor when I start it up again the oil light comes on and there is no oil showing...

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Any chance my extended warranty will cover a delaminating paint job?

01.01.1996

I have a Dodge Caravan which I purchased new with an extended warranty I would like to know what you are supposed to do when it has under miles on it and the paint starts peeling real bad I mean...

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