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That liquid spraying from your AC isn't freon, it's oil from the compressor.

07.01.1993

Two summers ago in my VW Jetta I noticed that a brown spray appeared on the underside of the hood above the AC unit Last summer the AC went dead and I had a mechanic look at it He said...

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Oil in the antifreeze reservoir? That's gonna cost ya.

06.01.1993

I have a ' Porsche I recently had it towed back to my house due to oil in the antifreeze reservoir My questions are what caused it and what type of money are we talking about to repair it John...

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The best way to brake.

06.01.1993

Assume you're driving a car approaching a red light at miles per hour at a distance of or feet Once you release the accelerator which causes the least wear on the brakes Light application until the car stops or allowing...

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An easy leak fix for your trunk: weather stripping.

06.01.1993

I own a Geo Spectrum For the first two years the car had no problems Now however I've discovered that my trunk leaks whenever it rains or I wash my car Everything in my trunk gets wet and the trunk...

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Ladies, like us, you've been had.

06.01.1993

We want you to break the news to us gently Are we both gullible or what My friend and I both dropped on a gadget that is supposed to increase our gas mileage It's a four inch magnet which straps...

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After-market air conditioning: good idea?

06.01.1993

I recently bought a used Geo Prizm It has every feature I want except air conditioning I just assumed I could have it put in later Now a couple of auto mechanics have told me that it's a bad idea...

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Unless it's a collector's item, don't bother spending $12k on a 1978 car.

06.01.1993

Last month I went to a car show and swap meet and saw a Ford LTD for sale This car has only miles yes original miles This car is in showroom mint condition inside and out and the car was...

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Why is another service appointment recommended for our newish Honda after only 5k miles?

06.01.1993

Our Honda Accord LX purchased new in April of now has miles on it not bad for two seventy-year-old drivers We have followed the Honda handbook recommendations for maintenance every miles At our last maintenance miles the garage placed a...

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That clumsy 2 part seatbelt means you bought a car without an airbag.

06.01.1993

I recently bought a Toyota Corolla station wagon my first new car since It's front two-piece seat belts are horrible The shoulder harness theoretically stays fastened all the time But if I leave it fastened it catches me my parcels...

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GTO, GL, DL, DX, SX, LE...what do all the initials mean?

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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