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What's the ideal air pressure for my tires to achieve maximum fuel efficiency?

08.01.1995

As a senior citizen on a fixed income I try to save as much gas for my car as possible I have heard that keeping your tires inflated to the maximum or a little over can save gas Is it...

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Is the pool of dark liquid under Sidney's LeSabre something to worry about?

08.01.1995

I have a Buick LeSabre with miles The car runs perfectly except after it is parked in our car port Occasionally in the morning I find a water puddle under the exhaust pipe about six inches in diameter There seems...

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What could be causing this Camaro to burn through a set of spark plugs every WEEK?

08.01.1995

I am hoping you can help with a problem I am having with my wife's Camaro Convertible She drove it daily to work until about a year ago when this problem developed Four different mechanics can't find the problem It...

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Where can Ernest find a new gas tank for his 1950 Chevy DeLuxe?

08.01.1995

I own a Chevrolet four door DeLuxe This car has been in the garage for years and the gasoline tank has rusted away Where can I get a gas tank for this car Ernest RAY We have two suggestions Ernest...

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