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My ' Nissan Sentra has a problem with its brake...

03.01.1994

My ' Nissan Sentra has a problem with its brake lights My husband is a mechanic and I told him about it After a while he checked it out and said it was some faulty gadget under the brake pedal...

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Please save us from the unmerciful Dealership Gods The fuel...

03.01.1994

Please save us from the unmerciful Dealership Gods The fuel pump on my Saab S blew out literally My husband replaced it miracles do happen with an identical pump Now the pump makes a loud high-pitched buzzing noise which worsens...

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I am a college student and I drive a eight...

03.01.1994

I am a college student and I drive a eight cylinder Pontiac Catalina It's my first car and it has over miles on it I love this car However my mechanic tells me it needs a new engine and a...

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I have a Pontiac Fiero GT with a V- engine...

03.01.1994

I have a Pontiac Fiero GT with a V- engine and a five speed manual transmission While the engine is running the tachometer needle wiggles up and down plus or minus rpm seemingly randomly Strangely enough this problem goes away...

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I hope you can settle a disagreement I have with...

03.01.1994

I hope you can settle a disagreement I have with my wife I have always changed the oil and filter in my vehicles every miles This practice has served me well as I have owned a ' Mustang with miles...

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What are the chances you guys can agree on a...

03.01.1994

What are the chances you guys can agree on a book recommendation What's the best available book for the non-mechanic to learn something about how cars work It would be great if you guys could agree Rob TOM Of course...

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My wife hounds me constantly to keep the gas tank...

03.01.1994

My wife hounds me constantly to keep the gas tank above half-full because sediment which builds up at the bottom of the tank will be sucked up into the carburetor and cause engine trouble and or water will condense inside...

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Please settle an argument for me I own an '...

02.01.1994

Please settle an argument for me I own an ' Ford Escort The man at the service station says I have oil leaks coming from the valve cover gasket and the oil pressure switch He says not to fix them...

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Now that we have anti lock braking systems ABS GM...

02.01.1994

Now that we have anti lock braking systems ABS GM gives 'em to you at - a copy whether you want 'em or not Autos have operated for over years without them Please tell us does the average careful miles-a-year...

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Husbands can be so excitable When I told mine that...

02.01.1994

Husbands can be so excitable When I told mine that the tachometer reads rpm while I'm in second gear he was not his normal calm self I'm trying to find out what the tachometer is there for and what it...

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