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A high maintenance battery...

07.01.1990

I HAVE A BUICK WHICH I FONDLY CALL SARAH I HAVE TAKEN GOOD CARE OF IT BUT IF I DON'T START IT UP AND RUN IT EVERY FEW HOURS IT WON'T START IT'S THE SAME IN COLD AND WARM WEATHER...

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A horn that will not blow.

07.01.1990

I found a recent column of yours to be not only very interesting but also amusing It concerned a car owner with a horn that would start blowing in the middle of the night in very cold weather I have...

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A rumbling front end...

06.01.1990

I HAVE A DODGE CARAVAN WITH MILES MY PROBLEM IS THAT THE FRONT END RUMBLES WHEN I STEP ON THE BRAKE THE RUMBLING BEGAN ON A LONG TRIP THAT INVOLVED A LOT OF HIGHWAY DRIVING AFTER THAT TRIP I HAD...

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A classy car for a classy lady...

06.01.1990

IN THE NEAR FUTURE I MUST PURCHASE A NEW CAR I'M A YEAR OLD WOMAN WHO NEEDS A DEPENDABLE SAFE -DOOR SEDAN I'M LEANING TOWARD THE HONDA ACCORD WHAT DO YOU THINK ALSO WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF...

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A couple of chirping pick-ups...

06.01.1990

BOTH MY HUSBAND AND I EACH OWN NISSAN HARDBODY PICK-UP TRUCKS MINE HAS BEEN MAKING A HIGH PITCHED CHIRPING NOISE FOR A WHILE NOW I'VE BEEN TOLD IT COULD BE A NUMBER OF THINGS FROM BRAKES TO BELTS TO BEARINGS...

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My car has whistled since the day I got it...

06.01.1990

I HAVE A HONDA ACCORD WITH ABOUT MILES ON IT MY PROBLEM IS THAT IT WHISTLES IT HAPPENS ONLY WHEN I GO OVER MPH ALTHOUGH ON VERY WINDY DAYS IT WHISTLES AT MPH THE WHISTLE SEEMS TO BE COMING FROM...

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A letter from the Click and Clack Department of Woe and Intrigue:

06.01.1990

FROM THE CLICK AND CLACK DEPARTMENT OF WOE AND INTRIGUE IT'S A STORY THAT PERHAPS ONLY CARL SAGAN OR MY BROTHER CAN EXPLAIN DEAR TOM AND RAY A FRIEND AND I RENTED A BRAND NEW CHRYSLER IMPERIAL WITH ONLY MILES...

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How do I plug my Mustang's chronic leak?

06.01.1990

I HAVE A MUSTANG THAT DRIPS SOME KIND OF THICK GREASY FLUID ONTO MY RIGHT LEG IT SEEMS TO BE COMING FROM THE SPEEDOMETER CABLE IN THE DASH BUT REPLACING THE CABLE DIDN'T HELP HOW CAN I FIX IT NOBODY...

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Servicing my Toyota...

06.01.1990

I OWN A TOYOTA COROLLA LE I'VE READ THE OWNER'S MANUAL MANY TIMES IN THE SCHEDULE OF MAINTENANCE IT APPEARS THAT THERE IS MUCH LESS TO DO ON THIS CAR THAN ON ANY OTHER CAR I'VE OWNED IS THIS POSSIBLE...

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What can I do about my knucklehad neighbor?

06.01.1990

I LIVE IN A PLACE WHERE THE TEMPERATURE OCCASIONALLY DROPS BELOW FREEZING MY PROBLEM IS MY NEIGHBOR OWNER OF A FORD X WITH NON-STANDARD EXHAUST HE HAS TO GO TO WORK AT AM AND HUNTS DUCKS ON THE WEEKENDS IN...

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