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The question everybody's asking...

03.01.1992

My wife and I need you to resolve a disagreement we're having When we get into our ' Dodge Caravan on a cold morning my wife wants me to turn on the heater immediately She says that way the inside...

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The question everybody's asking...

03.01.1992

My wife and I need you to resolve a disagreement we're having When we get into our ' Dodge Caravan on a cold morning my wife wants me to turn on the heater immediately She says that way the inside...

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I bought a new Ford F- pick up truck When...

03.01.1992

I bought a new Ford F- pick up truck When I got it home I checked the dip stick and it was one inch over the full mark I took it back to the dealer and talked to the service...

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What is a transmission tune-up?

03.01.1992

I often see specials for transmission tune-ups What is a transmission tune-up is it necessary and what is a fair price Danny TOM A transmission tune-up--also known as a trans mission service--usually involves changing the transmission fluid filter and gasket...

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Is it OK to overfill the crankcase?

03.01.1992

I bought a new Ford F- pick up truck When I got it home I checked the dip stick and it was one inch over the full mark I took it back to the dealer and talked to the service...

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You should never, ever remove the thermostat.

02.01.1992

I have had several opposing views expressed to me about whether it makes a car run cooler in the summer to remove the thermostat Does it Lee TOM Yes Lee removing the thermostat does make the car run cooler But...

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Your fuel pump is leaking, and that's why you're only getting a lousy ten miles to the gallon.

02.01.1992

Our father small f recently gave us an old Datsun station wagon with an automatic transmission It runs well but we get less than ten miles per gallon There is a very small leak of gasoline coming from under the...

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What does ASE stand for?

02.01.1992

Some local automotive repair establishments advertise AAA and ASE affiliation I am familiar with AAA but what does ASE stand for Should these designations influence my choice of where to have my automobiles repaired Charlie TOM ASE is the symbol...

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Check the oil first thing in the morning.

02.01.1992

How about settling a simple argument Is it best to check the oil level when the car is cold or after the car has been running Carol RAY Most owner's manuals tell you to check the oil first thing in...

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Since three new carburators haven't solved anything, the problem may not be with carburetor.

02.01.1992

At the age of the transportation love of my life is a ' Cadillac that runs like a jewel after it gets two miles from home The car starts perfectly and runs fine until you stop or make a turn...

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