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It's time for a new seatbelt mechanism, Eva.

02.01.1993

We own a Subaru GL hatchback It has been very reliable but has an annoying and dangerous idiosyncrasy Since the car was about a year old the seatbelt has stuck about three times a year When I take it off...

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What could cause a catalytic converter to clog?

02.01.1993

I have a Thunderbird with approximately miles on it I was driving on the expressway going about mph when I pressed on the gas pedal and lost power I had the car towed and my mechanic told me I needed...

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How to keep windshield wiper fluid from freezing.

02.01.1993

This may seem trivial but it really frosts my gizzard My windshield washers don't work in sub-freezing weather In October I switch from water to guaranteed to below washer fluid so that by the time we have hard freezes I...

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Is it possible to transfer my car loan to my daughter so she can take over my car (and car payments)?

02.01.1993

Being years old I have decided that I no longer want to drive I would like to turn my car over to my daughter I recently moved here from New York City and I make the payments to Citibank How...

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Diagnosing some Romanian electrical issues.

02.01.1993

I recently spoke to a friend of mine named Mary who is currently doing charitable work in Romania and needs your help She has a Chevy X pickup U S army surplus from Germany It has a problem with the...

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Car Talk does some good...for once.

01.01.1993

My husband taught me how to take care of whatever automobile I drive I fill it with gas check the oil transmission fluid windshield fluid filters radiator and tires I drive my husband's Cavalier station wagon quite often and for...

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Click and Clack are asked their opinion about Saturns.

01.01.1993

With you dear fellows being my worshipped and adored purveyors of truth in the automotive industry and all I desperately need your help I read your column religiously but I have no recollection of seeing anything about the line of...

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Converting drum brakes to disc brakes.

01.01.1993

I own a ' Ford Mustang that has the old drum brakes I need to convert the old brakes to disc brakes but I have not been able to find a mechanic who's willing to do the work Do you...

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Your wheel might be bent but if your front end is wiggling, get it checked out immediately.

01.01.1993

My Pontiac bought new has been a great car and currently has miles on it At miles it began to wiggle as if a tire or tires were out of balance New tires purchased with balancing and alignment didn't help...

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Accelerator pedal is howling, and we might know what's causing it!

01.01.1993

I have a Oldsmobile Regency Brougham When driving in a very heavy rain storm suddenly a loud roar howling sound is heard If I press down on the accelerator pedal the sound becomes louder but when I release pressure completely...

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