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Worn out shocks or struts?

02.01.1996

I have a Celica which has begun to exhibit signs of what I think are worn shocks or struts It frequently bottoms out through dips and the tires have begun to rub against something when making sharper turns at moderate...

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Sputtering and couging while pressing the gas pedal? Check the fuel filter & pump.

02.01.1996

I have a Volvo with automatic transmission and miles When I give it gas to accelerate it sputters and coughs like it won't take gas If I pull over and wait for a while it seems to catch up and...

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Sprucing up a paint job without repainting.

02.01.1996

Do you have any advice for shining up a gray Ford Econoline The roof and hood are very dull and now they are under several layers of wax none of which shined up the paint How do I strip off...

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I am years old I am writing you about my...

01.01.1996

I am years old I am writing you about my dad's car He has a Dodge Aries with a four cylinder engine fuel injection and an automatic transmission The car has miles Over the past year the car has developed...

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Could letting the engine run idle for 36 hours do any damage?

01.01.1996

While I was away on business my wife locked her keys inside her car She decided to wait until I got home to unlock it but unfortunately she didn't realize the car was running Approximately hours later when I got...

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How do I replace the fuel filter on my Ford F150?

01.01.1996

I own a ' Ford F- with the ever famous liter cylinder engine It also has the five speed manual transmission I love this truck and would not give it up for anything--especially since it's paid for The problem is...

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Is it true you get better gas mileage using cruise control? Why?

01.01.1996

I recently purchased a ' Ford Probe Cars certainly have come a long way since I last bought one years ago I'm new to cruise control but it didn't take very long to be sold on it However I have...

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How often does my Honda Civic need a valve adjustment?

01.01.1996

I recently purchased an ' Honda Civic One issue of The Consumer Guide Used Car Book says valves must be adjusted every miles to prevent engine woes Later issues of the book do not mention this What is your opinion...

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How to test your starter to see if it's functioning correctly.

01.01.1996

I have a Toyota Celica Sport Coupe Two months ago after driving about ten miles to a shopping mall I returned to my car and it wouldn't start The ignition was completely dead I got a jump and whipped over...

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GM should absolutely cover the cost of a new engine...but you'll need a lawyer.

01.01.1996

I bought a Chevrolet X pickup truck in December of In June of this year the engine lost its oil pressure and the engine was badly damaged The motor had only miles on it at the time but because of...

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