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Are automatic power locks a federally mandated safety feature?

06.01.1992

The company I work for recently issued me a Cutlass as a company car Now I don't want to complain The last company I worked for considered door handles an option This is a decent car but I have one...

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A Celica is saying "Ta-ta" to Ari.

06.01.1992

I drive a Toyota Celica Supra with miles that runs like new However a problem has developed with the steering wheel It has started vibrating so that I can actually see my hand shaking as I hold the wheel The...

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Where do we begin to look for the source in our leaky Chevette?

06.01.1992

My son purchased a Chevette for from a friend at school The body is in fair shape and so is the interior The motor is another story We discovered a water leak in the area of the fuel pump It...

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Convertibles that part your hair for you.

06.01.1992

I have a rather strange question for you It's about convertibles If you find your hair parting in the back of your head does that mean carbon monoxide fumes are coming forward into the passenger compartment instead of being left...

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Two feet on the pedals of an automatic or one: which is safer?

06.01.1992

To settle a small disagreement between my husband and me could you please give your advice on the following He uses both feet on the pedals of an automatic car I was taught it was dangerous to use your left...

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Does Fred have to learn French to coax his Comanche into gear?

06.01.1992

I recently purchased an ' Jeep Comanche pick up It's wheel drive five speed straight six cylinder and has only miles on it Unbeknown to me at the time of purchase I am already the fourth or fifth owner Now...

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What is Fahrvergnugen?

06.01.1992

What is Fahrvergnugen No one we know has any idea including one who speaks German We're beginning to think it's a made-up word and doesn't mean anything Debbie RAY Farhvergnugen is the slogan Volkswagen started using in its advertisements a...

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The proper way to use the clutch.

05.01.1992

I just learned to drive a standard transmission and appreciated your recent column on riding the clutch Could you please give more details concerning the proper time to use the clutch Being new to this I have started watching friends...

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An argument about blowouts...

05.01.1992

My buddy and I have an ongoing argument about blowouts I say a rear tire blowing is worse than a front tire blowing--assuming you have power steering and a hold on the steering wheel He says a front tire blowing...

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What to do about my whiney Honda...

05.01.1992

My Honda Accord -door has about miles on it At about mph it sometimes starts emitting a high pitched whine It usually starts on a hilly up and down stretch but then seems to continue even on the flat The...

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