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What do you always side with the ladies?

06.01.1995

You guys are always downgrading men when it comes to automotive knowledge You almost always publish incidents where the woman is right and the hubby or some other guy is wrong Are you guys afraid of women Rudy TOM No...

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Chris sets us straight on nitrogen filled racing tires.

06.01.1995

I thought you two knew a thing or two Boy was I wrong You two missed the boat on the question of why race cars use nitrogen in their tires Tire pressure and the resulting diameter are extremely critical to...

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Please help me When I'm driving through town at about...

06.01.1995

Please help me When I'm driving through town at about mile an hour my oil pressure reading is about Then when I stop at a red light the oil pressure drops to zero When I get back on the highway...

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Do new cars need additional rust-proofing these days?

06.01.1995

I recently purchased a Dodge Neon When I was shopping several salesmen told me that the car did not need rustproofing because it came from the factory already rustproofed But when I actually bought the car my salesman told me...

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What could be causing this battery to lose its charge?

06.01.1995

Boy do I hope you can answer my question We have a Chevy Open Road Van that keeps wearing down the battery We have had the camper to two different vehicle electrical shops and they told us all we needed...

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What do the model numbers on pickups mean?

06.01.1995

I am the owner of a Chevy pick up truck model number with the original six cylinder engine What does the number mean Frank RAY Good question Frank Nowadays pick up truck numbers can reflect any number of things For...

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What could be causing Glen to burn through so many alternator belts?

06.01.1995

My work vehicle is a Chevy G- van with a engine My problem is that I keep burning up alternator belts If I turn on the headlights or AC I'm likely to smoke the belt It's as if the alternator...

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We took our van for a routine oil change and...

06.01.1995

We took our van for a routine oil change and when we got it home it was leaking around the oil plug We called the shop took it back they drained the oil put on a new drain plug gasket...

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Could a fluid change be responsible for a total transmission failure?

06.01.1995

Last week I had one of the most frightening experiences of my life I was driving my Toyota Camry wagon on the freeway when it suddenly started losing speed even though the engine was still running I had been going...

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Any tips for better fuel economy?

06.01.1995

I have a Chevrolet Impala with a cubic inch engine and a four barrel carburetor Can you give me any suggestions on how to increase my gas mileage It's currently eight miles per gallon in the city and on the...

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