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I appeal to your expertise to settle a discussion a...

05.01.1994

I appeal to your expertise to settle a discussion a friend and I had recently He says running the air conditioner in a vehicle uses as much as two gallons of additional fuel per mile He prefers to travel with...

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I own a Honda Accord with excellent miles Recently I...

05.01.1994

I own a Honda Accord with excellent miles Recently I noticed the oil light go on I stopped and added a quart of oil This turned off the light for about two miles then it lit up again I took...

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Hi guys I just got your pamphlet Ten Ways You...

05.01.1994

Hi guys I just got your pamphlet Ten Ways You May Be Ruining Your Car Without Knowing It and read the part about saving clutches Specifically that the less time your foot spends on the clutch pedal the less wear...

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Everyday on the way to work I pass over several...

05.01.1994

Everyday on the way to work I pass over several sets of train tracks Normally it's just a bumpy nuisance But occasionally I find myself behind a driver who believes that vehicles must be slowed to a speed somewhat slower...

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A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American...

04.01.1994

A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American made cars are set five MPH under the actual speed the vehicle is travelling For example if she is driving MPH according to the speedometer she is REALLY only going...

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Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van...

04.01.1994

Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van has a four cylinder Mitsubishi engine with miles The van operates fine on short local trips and usually quite well on longer trips However on two long trips when it...

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Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge...

04.01.1994

Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge Monaco I have taken care of the dings in the paint which I suppose came from the actions of thoughtless people who parked next to me in parking lots Anyway...

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Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on...

04.01.1994

Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on it has developed a lot of annoying rattles around the back end and rear doors At highway speed there is enough road noise to drown out the rattles but the...

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I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million...

04.01.1994

I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million and still looks good enough to make me proud But there is trouble with the left turn signal When the weather is warm or it has been in the garage...

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I recently bought a classic Chevrolet Corvair I'm having a...

04.01.1994

I recently bought a classic Chevrolet Corvair I'm having a hard time finding a repair manual for it Do you guys know where I could find one and buy it Please help James TOM You need to pick up a...

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