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Please answer my letter or my wife is going to...

04.01.1995

Please answer my letter or my wife is going to make me start sleeping in her Chevy Astro Van While sleeping in it might be a welcome change on some nights she snores you have to understand that we live...

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What are stock cars?

04.01.1995

I've read your interesting column about cars and admire your in-depth knowledge I have a question that has concerned me for a long time about stock cars as driven in stock car races such as the Daytona These cars are...

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I think my car may someday be a classic but I'd really love to drive it now. Should I use it or store it?

04.01.1995

I have recently acquired one of my favorite cars a Cutlass Supreme This car has actual miles has always been kept in a garage and needless to say is in perfect condition It is currently appraised at My question is...

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Is it really possible to overfill one's transmission with fluid?

03.01.1995

Does it harm an automatic transmission if the fluid is well above the full mark on the dipstick Lynn TOM Apparently it does You may notice a little warning that says something like Caution Do Not Overfill Overfilling May Lead...

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Was an extra charge for flushing out my tire necessary?

03.01.1995

Upon leaving my house one day last week I noticed my car had a flat tire It is virtually impossible to remove a wheel previously installed with an air-operated impact wrench so I chose to use a can of Patch...

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Could a small filter possibly do as good a job as a larger filter?

03.01.1995

Toyota has reduced the size of oil filters for my Toyota Tercel and many other models to make removal easier in small engine compartments They insist that the smaller size filters oil just as well as the previous larger size...

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My dealer says that a Geo Prizm is the EXACT same car as a Toyota Corolla. True or false?

03.01.1995

I have been looking for a new car I presently drive an ' Toyota Corolla which has over miles on it so I'm afraid it might be ready to give out The Chevrolet salesman told me that their Geo Prizm...

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Is a "service engine" light the same as a "check engine" light?

03.01.1995

I own a Saturn SL with miles on it It's a wonderful car that has very few problems but I do have one concern Periodically my Service Engine Soon light comes on stays a while and blinks off My oil...

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What purpose do parking lights serve?

03.01.1995

My sister and I are wondering about parking lights on automobiles why do cars have them The only time we ever see a car with parking lights on is during the twilight hours of the morning or early evening and...

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Where can I find parts for the Dodge Dart I'm attempting to restore?

03.01.1995

I'm in the process of restoring a Dodge Dart and my only problem so far is trying to find weather stripping for the trunk and the doors I called all the Dodge dealers in my area and every one of...

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