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My husband taught me how to take care of whatever...

01.01.1993

My husband taught me how to take care of whatever automobile I drive I fill it with gas check the oil transmission fluid windshield fluid filters radiator and tires I drive my husband's Cavalier station wagon quite often and for...

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With you dear fellows being my worshipped and adored purveyors...

01.01.1993

With you dear fellows being my worshipped and adored purveyors of truth in the automotive industry and all I desperately need your help I read your column religiously but I have no recollection of seeing anything about the line of...

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I have replaced three valve cover gaskets on my Plymouth...

12.01.1992

I have replaced three valve cover gaskets on my Plymouth Caravelle in the last three years After miles or so oil starts to leak onto the motor and onto the ground Is there a fire hazard I should be worrying...

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I m a year old widow and before I die...

12.01.1992

I m a year old widow and before I die I ve got to tell you how much pleasure your column has brought to me After reading all the bad and sad news I know I can always get a...

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I own a Buick Centurion Convertible I was told that...

12.01.1992

I own a Buick Centurion Convertible I was told that there were only a limited number of these models manufactured Do you know if this information is true I have just spent money restoring this car interior body paint My...

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I have a Ford Escort After I turn off the...

12.01.1992

I have a Ford Escort After I turn off the ignition and pull out the key the car still sounds like it's running Why Carlos RAY Because it is Carlos TOM When this happens it's called dieseling because it's running...

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The steering wheel in my wife's Ford Taurus wagon has...

12.01.1992

The steering wheel in my wife's Ford Taurus wagon has a noticable amount of play The steering wheel feels loose and turning it through the dead zone causes no change in the car's direction There is about five-eighths of an...

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I've seen several letters in your column recently from people...

12.01.1992

I've seen several letters in your column recently from people whose shoulder belts cut across their necks When I bought my Ford pickup three years ago I had to figure out a way to strap in my five year old...

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I have a Toyota Camry with a six cylinder engine...

12.01.1992

I have a Toyota Camry with a six cylinder engine I am anticipating touring Montreal and Quebec with my car and am wondering about the gasoline and oil in Canada I use premium octane gas and API grade S-G motor...

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In I was driving my VW GTI across the country...

12.01.1992

In I was driving my VW GTI across the country I was moving so my car was packed At the time my car had about K on it I was driving on the interstate with the air conditioner running and...

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