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I will be and getting my driver's license soon My...

10.01.1993

I will be and getting my driver's license soon My parents want to buy me a new car but we aren't sure which cars to look at Can you recommend a model with the following features and a price of...

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I told a friend that she should use her parking...

10.01.1993

I told a friend that she should use her parking brake before she puts her automatic transmission in Park I told her that she should do this to save the wear and tear on the parking pawl and prevent it...

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I have a problem I own free and clear a...

10.01.1993

I have a problem I own free and clear a Nissan Sentra that has miles on it and I've never done anything to it except replace its four tires keep it oiled and lubed and put gas in it I...

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This question has bugged me for years Why do vehicles...

09.01.1993

This question has bugged me for years Why do vehicles with automatic transmissions have mileage ratings that are lower than vehicles with manual transmissions My father says it's because cars with automatic transmissions have to idle higher That could explain...

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The right front wheel of my Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera shrieks...

09.01.1993

The right front wheel of my Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera shrieks horribly Mostly this happens in the first couple of miles of driving and then intermittently I find this embarrassing not to mention disturbing I have taken it to four mechanics...

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I read your column every week and consider you guys...

09.01.1993

I read your column every week and consider you guys knowledgable experts I'm hoping you guys can give me some insight on a problem before I pose it to my dealer I've recently purchased a Dodge Pick Up with a...

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I have sold cars and motorcycles by putting ads in...

09.01.1993

I have sold cars and motorcycles by putting ads in the newspaper and dickering with whomever called Though I would have trouble selling ice water in the Sahara I wasn't worried because only a few hundred dollars was involved in...

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I am considering buying a pick-up truck I know the...

09.01.1993

I am considering buying a pick-up truck I know the advantages but would you please outline the disadvantages of buying a truck with a diesel engine Ole RAY You know the advantages of buying a pick up truck Please let...

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I have an idea that I think would improve car...

09.01.1993

I have an idea that I think would improve car safety and people's driving Why don't cars have brake lights on the front Think about it -- if you're in the middle of an intersection waiting to turn left a...

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My wife has a problem with her Chevy Astro van...

09.01.1993

My wife has a problem with her Chevy Astro van Two months ago at miles she suddenly heard an unusual noise when she started the engine She turned the engine off and called me at work to come take a...

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