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I read your column in our newspaper faithfully and your...

11.01.1992

I read your column in our newspaper faithfully and your advice will figure heavily in my decision Here's my dilemma The love of my life is a ' Olds Delta The older I get the more I appreciate her size...

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I just acquired a Cadillac Coupe DeVille It is in...

11.01.1992

I just acquired a Cadillac Coupe DeVille It is in great shape However there is too much play in the steering wheel How can this be corrected Ben RAY There s play in the wheel and you think something s...

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I have a Grand Marquis with miles on it I...

11.01.1992

I have a Grand Marquis with miles on it I have just noticed a humming noise coming from the rear end of my car A mechanic friend told me it was coming from the fuel pump in my gas tank...

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Several years ago you ran a very funny piece about...

11.01.1992

Several years ago you ran a very funny piece about why so many cars have names that end in the letter a Would you please run it again Jean TOM Jean this is a dream come true We always wanted...

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Can I check the anti-freeze in my radiator by taking...

10.01.1992

Can I check the anti-freeze in my radiator by taking out fluid from the overflow tank rather than the radiator itself Will the mix in the overflow tank be the same as in the radiator Bob RAY Well Bob generally...

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With miles on my Ford Escort the local Ford dealer...

10.01.1992

With miles on my Ford Escort the local Ford dealer recommends that I change my timing belt for And while they're in there he says I should have the water pump changed for an additional I like the car very...

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My engine sounds like a siren when I accelerate It...

10.01.1992

My engine sounds like a siren when I accelerate It disappears after a short time but happens each time I start and stop I have a Chrysler LeBaron with a turbo engine When I took it to the dealer to...

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You recently recommended to a reader that she change the...

10.01.1992

You recently recommended to a reader that she change the brake fluid in her car every miles or about every two years for most drivers I have three older cars in which I have put silicone brake fluid Silicone brake...

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I am writing on behalf of the many car owners...

10.01.1992

I am writing on behalf of the many car owners who reside in cold wet areas of the country and have suffered the problem of car doors freezing shut because of freezing rain or simply rain and dropping temperatures This...

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I have a Renault Alliance Last spring the timing belt...

10.01.1992

I have a Renault Alliance Last spring the timing belt broke and as a result of it breaking I had to have the valves replaced too After the repair every time I drove the car up a steep hill the...

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