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Why does my Honda CR-V have an off-center steering wheel?

06.01.2001

I just bought a new Honda CR-V As I drove away from the dealership I discovered that the steering wheel is canted slightly to the left so that the left side of the wheel is farther away from me than...

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Is it better to purchase a used car in Houston or Minneapolis?

06.01.2001

I currently live in Houston Texas but will be moving to Minneapolis this summer I plan to purchase a used vehicle soon or Toyota Avalon Would I be better off purchasing this vehicle in Houston or in Minneapolis I have...

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Is dry gas fixing my car's starting problem?

06.01.2001

I have had some problems starting my ' BMW i on cold damp winter days Both times the problem disappeared IMMEDIATELY after adding a container of dry gas When I discussed this with my dealer service representative and asked if...

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How should one drive to get every last mile out of their gas as possible?

06.01.2001

I have a question that touches on physics engineering fluid dynamics marital relations and theology In late February my family and I finished a week of skiing in Banff Alberta Canada It was late evening and we left the town...

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