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I am in the market for a new car and...

12.01.1994

I am in the market for a new car and have been reading up on different makes Since I'm buying new I want the safety features of front wheel drive anti-lock brakes and two air bags But every car I...

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My new car has pink coolant in it is it...

12.01.1994

My new car has pink coolant in it is it OK if I add Prestone green coolant to the reservior Carla TOM Mix pink with green Have you no sense of taste Carla Those colors clash horribly I guess you've...

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Last year I read a book called How to Get...

12.01.1994

Last year I read a book called How to Get More Miles per Gallon The book mentioned an aftermarket device that deactivates several cylinders while you're cruising For example if the car has eight cylinders when you reach cruising speed...

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Can you please explain why my tachometer reading would change...

12.01.1994

Can you please explain why my tachometer reading would change for a constant speed driven When I first bought my car six years ago ' Mazda MX- the tach would read rpm in fifth gear at exactly mph It was...

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My husband and I have a Grand Am with anti...

12.01.1994

My husband and I have a Grand Am with anti lock brakes I'm wondering how I should routinely brake on slippery winter roads Do I pump the brake or do I apply gentle steady pressure and if the ABS kicks...

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I own a Toyota pick up with factory air conditioning...

11.01.1994

I own a Toyota pick up with factory air conditioning Often it is too hot to go without the AC but not hot enough to keep it on for more than a few minutes The air blowing out is just...

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Our Chevy Lumina mini-van has an electrical problem The interior...

11.01.1994

Our Chevy Lumina mini-van has an electrical problem The interior lights have a main switch up front on the ceiling--between the front seats The switch was replaced Since then the fuse continually shorts out causing the interior lights and the...

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I get upset with my wife when she leaves windshield...

11.01.1994

I get upset with my wife when she leaves windshield wipers and heater or air conditioner switches in the on position when she turns off the ignition The wipers are often stopped in their tracks in the middle of the...

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I have a disturbing problem I own a Buick Roadmaster...

11.01.1994

I have a disturbing problem I own a Buick Roadmaster Recently the Service Engine Soon light came on I went back to the dealer who sold me the car They couldn't take care of me right away so the car...

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HELP I am a semi-helpless female and the original owner...

11.01.1994

HELP I am a semi-helpless female and the original owner of a Toyota Corolla It has miles on it and I want it to last The owner's manual says it's time to replace the timing belt Nooooo problem --- right...

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