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I have enjoyed your columns very much You seem to...

06.01.1993

I have enjoyed your columns very much You seem to know a lot about cars Maybe you can clear up what has long been a mystery for me What do those crazy initials after a car's name signify I know...

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While riding with a dear friend in her Nissan Maxima...

06.01.1993

While riding with a dear friend in her Nissan Maxima -speed I was appalled to observe that she skips third gear When I questioned her she said she has always driven this way and has never had any problems with...

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My husband and I recently moved to Switzerland from Michigan...

05.01.1993

My husband and I recently moved to Switzerland from Michigan and have brought over our Subaru GL wagon with an automatic transmission The reason for this was that a typical dented rusted Mini painted purple goes for here so you...

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I have a Volvo GL with miles on it Lately...

05.01.1993

I have a Volvo GL with miles on it Lately I've noticed that when my car is cold it sounds like a tree limb is dragging underneath it After about a mile the noise is gone The car runs great...

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I enjoy your column very much To my amazement so...

05.01.1993

I enjoy your column very much To my amazement so does my wonderful mother-in-law who is Recently she and I were talking about her car It's a one owner year old Chevy Citation with about miles on it It has...

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I have a Toyota -Runner with V engine and -speed...

05.01.1993

I have a Toyota -Runner with V engine and -speed manual transmission It has been running perfectly in both summer and winter Recently I purchased a boat and installed a hitch on the car The problem comes when I pull...

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I have been reading your wonderful column for sometime now...

05.01.1993

I have been reading your wonderful column for sometime now and finally have a problem that I think is up your alley My Subaru Justy please stifle your laughter--I love this little car was devoured by wild animals squirrels raccoons...

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I work as an engineer at one of the Big...

05.01.1993

I work as an engineer at one of the Big Three in Detroit and during a discussion with my engineering colleagues it was revealed that none of us knew what the numbers X means After debating we decided that the...

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I had the impression that x meant four-wheel drive and...

05.01.1993

I had the impression that x meant four-wheel drive and four-speed manual transmission Now I see advertise ments for x x etc What do these terms mean --Will TOM This is what we'll call automotive poetic license I always thought...

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The owner's manual for my Ford Taurus lists Fluid changes...

05.01.1993

The owner's manual for my Ford Taurus lists Fluid changes of band adjustments on a -speed overdrive automatic transaxle under items never requiring maintenance The dealer recommends that I DO have the transmission serviced every miles The Ford service hot...

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