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Recently I purchased a Chevy Astro van with miles on...

02.01.1994

Recently I purchased a Chevy Astro van with miles on it Under normal circumstances it runs fine however on two occassions things have become violent The first occasion was late last winter when I was travelling in a light snow...

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I have a problem with which I can't deal but...

02.01.1994

I have a problem with which I can't deal but I have confidence that you know the answer I have an ' Chevrolet Caprice which I bought new It is now a second car with some miles I have a...

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I discovered your column recently and have been reading it...

02.01.1994

I discovered your column recently and have been reading it ever since There is something I have always wondered How does the oil circulate in a car Kara TOM Good question Kara It's a lot like the way blood circulates...

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The front end of my Chevy Bel-Air shakes and shimmies...

02.01.1994

The front end of my Chevy Bel-Air shakes and shimmies violently whenever I step on the brakes lightly It stops when I step on them harder Would improper wheel balance cause this Blaine RAY Geez Blaine I hope you're still...

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I own a five speed Acura Legend Coupe Recently it's...

02.01.1994

I own a five speed Acura Legend Coupe Recently it's been making a disturbing noise When I put the car into Reverse then stop and put the car into first gear I hear a terrible grinding noise as I go...

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I recently bought a Lincoln Town Car with an anti-lock...

02.01.1994

I recently bought a Lincoln Town Car with an anti-lock braking system ABS I've always been told to gently pump the brake pedal when stopping on icy or slippery surfaces Should I abandon this practice and let the ABS take...

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I have a clicking noise coming from the right rear...

02.01.1994

I have a clicking noise coming from the right rear wheel of my Datsun SX This noise comes and goes but it keeps getting worse and worse The noise always stops when I apply the brake My mechanic and Midas...

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My Toyota Camry is an excellent car in most every...

02.01.1994

My Toyota Camry is an excellent car in most every way However about three months ago I had driven a short distance from home when all of a sudden the car developed a shimmy very much like driving on a...

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Please settle an argument for me I own an '...

02.01.1994

Please settle an argument for me I own an ' Ford Escort The man at the service station says I have oil leaks coming from the valve cover gasket and the oil pressure switch He says not to fix them...

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My Acura Legend has about miles on it I still...

01.01.1994

My Acura Legend has about miles on it I still love the car but there is one problem In wet weather with the cruise control on the gas pedal begins to move up and down as if an invisible foot...

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