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In a recent column you addressed a brake problem on...

04.01.1994

In a recent column you addressed a brake problem on a Toyota Camry The symptoms brought to mind a similar problem with my father's Toyota pick up truck I drove the truck on two occasions and experienced a bad shimmy...

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A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American...

04.01.1994

A friend of mine says that the speedometers on American made cars are set five MPH under the actual speed the vehicle is travelling For example if she is driving MPH according to the speedometer she is REALLY only going...

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Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van...

04.01.1994

Last December I bought a Dodge Caravan LE The van has a four cylinder Mitsubishi engine with miles The van operates fine on short local trips and usually quite well on longer trips However on two long trips when it...

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Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge...

04.01.1994

Over the course of my ownership of a ' Dodge Monaco I have taken care of the dings in the paint which I suppose came from the actions of thoughtless people who parked next to me in parking lots Anyway...

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Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on...

04.01.1994

Recently my Dodge Aspen station wagon with almost miles on it has developed a lot of annoying rattles around the back end and rear doors At highway speed there is enough road noise to drown out the rattles but the...

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I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million...

04.01.1994

I have a AMC Hornet It runs like a million and still looks good enough to make me proud But there is trouble with the left turn signal When the weather is warm or it has been in the garage...

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I recently bought a classic Chevrolet Corvair I'm having a...

04.01.1994

I recently bought a classic Chevrolet Corvair I'm having a hard time finding a repair manual for it Do you guys know where I could find one and buy it Please help James TOM You need to pick up a...

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I drove my Ford Taurus station wagon about miles parked...

03.01.1994

I drove my Ford Taurus station wagon about miles parked it and then came back two hours later and the rear window was gone Most of the glass was on the inside The frame was very clean and there was...

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I am now driving an older Jaguar XJ so you...

03.01.1994

I am now driving an older Jaguar XJ so you will understand why I am in the market for a more reliable set of wheels I need a large car and am torn between a Cadillac De Ville and a...

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When we had tires put on our two year old...

03.01.1994

When we had tires put on our two year old Chevy Lumina the mechanic told us that one of our rear struts was leaking and needed to be replaced My question is why are struts so expensive The dealership wanted...

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