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Q. Why can't you take a turkey to church?
A.They use fowl language.

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Jan 01, 1996

No doubt about it, your engine is overheating.

Dear Car Talk

Help I have a mystery problem Grandma gave me her ' Volkswagen Rabbit with only miles on it Lately it's running hot and the heat does not dissipate On a particularly hot humid day while stuck in traffic the oil...

fans thermostats radiators

Jan 01, 1996

$35 to get my headlights adjusted. Really?

Dear Car Talk

I was quite shocked last week when I took my car in to have the headlights adjusted I went to an official headlight adjusting station and they quoted me a price of In my book that figures out to about...

lights

Jan 01, 1996

Once and for all: NEVER inflate your tires to their maximum air pressure!

Dear Car Talk

I was recently told by my local tire store manager while fixing a leaky valve stem that I should be inflating my tires to the pressure listed on the tire not the pressure listed on the door or owners manual...

tires air pressure

Jan 01, 1996

I have a Mustang GT with a five liter engine...

Dear Car Talk

I have a Mustang GT with a five liter engine If I drive for a short distance miles and turn off the motor when I start it up again the oil light comes on and there is no oil showing...

Jan 01, 1996

Any chance my extended warranty will cover a delaminating paint job?

Dear Car Talk

I have a Dodge Caravan which I purchased new with an extended warranty I would like to know what you are supposed to do when it has under miles on it and the paint starts peeling real bad I mean...

warranties paint

Jan 01, 1996

I am years old I am writing you about my...

Dear Car Talk

I am years old I am writing you about my dad's car He has a Dodge Aries with a four cylinder engine fuel injection and an automatic transmission The car has miles Over the past year the car has developed...

Jan 01, 1996

Could letting the engine run idle for 36 hours do any damage?

Dear Car Talk

While I was away on business my wife locked her keys inside her car She decided to wait until I got home to unlock it but unfortunately she didn't realize the car was running Approximately hours later when I got...

engines idling

Jan 01, 1996

How do I replace the fuel filter on my Ford F150?

Dear Car Talk

I own a ' Ford F- with the ever famous liter cylinder engine It also has the five speed manual transmission I love this truck and would not give it up for anything--especially since it's paid for The problem is...

filters DIY Ford F150

Jan 01, 1996

Is it true you get better gas mileage using cruise control? Why?

Dear Car Talk

I recently purchased a ' Ford Probe Cars certainly have come a long way since I last bought one years ago I'm new to cruise control but it didn't take very long to be sold on it However I have...

cruise control fuel economy