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One shouldn't have to be an Olympic weightlifter to brake a small truck.

09.01.1992

Got a problem In I bought a new Dodge Ram their small pick-up made by Mitsubishi I liked it well enough to buy another one in when my company bought the ' It's the same truck except with the sport...

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Do I have an oil pressure problem?

09.01.1992

I read in my owner's manual that my oil gauge should only drop below when idling My Chevrolet Corsica drops down to or regularly after the car has warmed up when it's not idling Since my extended warranty expires in...

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Filling a cavity is always better than waiting until you need a root canal.

09.01.1992

I have a Chevrolet Cavalier with a four cylinder engine and miles My problem is it loses antifreeze but only in the coldest weather You can see wetness under the car and I have to add more fluid sometimes after...

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Nettie's husband might save on gas but will make everyone around him sick.

09.01.1992

My husband continually drives the car by putting pressure on the gas pedal then releasing and letting the car coast until it slows down a bit then more pressure and so on Needless to say this is very uncomfortable for...

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Is this Corolla's warning lights letting Tim know he's about to be able to roast marshmallows under his dash?

09.01.1992

My Toyota Corolla has a problem Every once in a while ALL the dashboard warning lights click on and off Sometimes they stay on and other times they just flash once and then nothing for weeks I don't notice any...

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Are car parts from an auto parts shop as good as the ones from the dealer?

09.01.1992

I would like to know if the parts you buy at discount auto parts stores are as good as the parts you get at dealerships I have to replace a drag link and steering rod on my ' Ford Ranger...

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Should I be concerned about my transmission after a fender bender?

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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White smoke is coming out of Jim's Honda: new pope or something else?

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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What kind of damage is done after letting a car idle for 11 hours?

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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Driving down a steep hill, which is better: braking or downshifting?

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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