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I've had some costly experiences with blown head gaskets Never...

09.01.1992

I've had some costly experiences with blown head gaskets Never having read or heard of preventive measures I wonder if periodic re-torquing of the head bolts would help What is your advice Edgar TOM You must have gotten a torque...

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I read your recent column about blind spots on the...

09.01.1992

I read your recent column about blind spots on the right side of your car But what about the blind spot on the left side Why not use a wide angle mirror there too Is there any thing I can...

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The windshield on my Lexus ES developed a film outside...

09.01.1992

The windshield on my Lexus ES developed a film outside the surface cleared by the windshield wipers Normal glass cleaning liquid would not cut it So I tried cleaning the area with a green nylon pad called Scotch Bright along...

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I'm currently in a state prison and I read your...

08.01.1992

I'm currently in a state prison and I read your column regularly I'm wondering if you could tell me how to get a dealers license so I can buy and sell used vehicles when I get out Please tell me...

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I bought my lovely wife a Mazda Miata for her...

08.01.1992

I bought my lovely wife a Mazda Miata for her birthday a couple of years ago She enjoys driving it in warm weather and wants to keep it in good condition for many years She stores it during the winter...

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At the auto parts store I've seen brake fluid listed...

08.01.1992

At the auto parts store I've seen brake fluid listed as both DOT and DOT Are these two compatible I've been told by a friend that these two should not be mixed in the brake master cylinder or it will...

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I am driving a Toyota Camry with an automatic transmission...

08.01.1992

I am driving a Toyota Camry with an automatic transmission While I was waiting for a traffic light to change my car was hit from the back I was in Drive at the time I think the other car's speed...

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I own a Honda Accord five speed with miles I...

08.01.1992

I own a Honda Accord five speed with miles I change the oil every miles and monitor all other vi tal fluids The car gets good gas mileage and runs fairly well but I have a problem with white smoke...

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Recently a friend of mine who carpools to work locked...

08.01.1992

Recently a friend of mine who carpools to work locked his keys in his car a Olds Cutlass Supreme at the meeting point for the carpool He went on to work without realizing this Fortunately when he returned to his...

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I live on a mountain The road from town to...

08.01.1992

I live on a mountain The road from town to my home is steep and winding Near the top of the mountain is a sign by the side of the road advising trucks to shift to a lower gear An...

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