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I have an ' Chevette which I bought new in...

04.01.1993

I have an ' Chevette which I bought new in In January it wouldn't start so I had it towed to a garage It turned out to be a crankshaft bolt that had broken off They removed the broken end...

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The readings on my speedometer make no sense.

04.01.1993

I have a Mazda with miles on it My speedometer works fine from - then there's a dead spot from - --that is I know I'm going but the speedometer says It works fine from - then if I go...

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Does "goosing" the engine do any good...or harm?

04.01.1993

My neighbor swears that goosing the motor and then quickly shutting off the ignition saves a lot of wear and tear on the motor His Henry J looks like new and runs real quietly What is your opinion goose or...

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In gear or in neutral at a stoplight?

04.01.1993

Please clear up some confusion I've been having a debate with my husband and some male friends about this one for years Which offers less wear on the clutch of my Subaru three-door coupe Keeping my foot on the clutch...

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GM customer service should foot the bill on this one.

04.01.1993

I am the owner of a Chevy Astro Van with a V liter engine I have a problem I have to add a gallon of antifreeze every four weeks or miles The dealer has pressure tested the system twice and...

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Why would an accident FIX my transmission?

04.01.1993

My Dodge Dart's automatic transmission worked fine except it did not have Park until I loaned the car to an unfortunate and irresponsible friend of mine for an afternoon After he crashed my car into an immovable object Park works...

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Timing for replacing timing belts.

04.01.1993

I enjoy your newspaper column and your radio program I seem to keep reading and hearing the advice that you should get the timing belt replaced after some miles I have a Oldsmobile with miles Do you advise me to...

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Some high octane advice for this husband.

04.01.1993

My wife Janet I had always believed loved me Which is precisely why I was always allowed to have your radio show on in the house despite her objection Otherwise you two gentlemen would have been relegated to where my...

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General Motors Power Steering Syndrome strikes again!

04.01.1993

The steering on my Cadillac Sedan DeVille front wheel drive sticks when turning right but not when turning left This only happens when the engine is cold After a few minutes everything is fine I've had it looked at by...

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Is a cute old British car worth the hassle for a first-time car buyer?

04.01.1993

I'm getting ready to purchase my first automobile this summer and I have my heart set on an old British sports car I'd either like an MG or a Triumph Spitfire However my parents aren't exactly thrilled because they feel...

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