Tag: steering

56 Posts

Jul 01, 1994

Recently on one of your radio shows you had a...

Dear Car Talk

Recently on one of your radio shows you had a young lady from Alaska with a Toyota Land Cruiser that had been in an accident and then handled funny As I recall she said it steered funny and that she...

steering

Jun 01, 1994

My father used to buy Automatic Transmission Fluid and use...

Dear Car Talk

My father used to buy Automatic Transmission Fluid and use it in the power steering reservoir instead of Power Steering Fluid He said it was the same stuff so it didn't matter Is he right Frank RAY He was But...

fluids steering transmissions

Nov 01, 1993

Could a car with 63k already have arthritis?

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Thanks for your column which makes an otherwise to me dull subject entertaining educational and most of all humorous Now a question for the experts or you guys if you can answer it Could my Mercury Monarch with miles on...

steering

Nov 01, 1993

Yet another case of G.M.P.S.S: General Motors Power Steering Syndrome

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OK you two let's see you answer this one I have a Chevy Celebrity and my brother has a Buick Century We both seem to have the same problem with our power steering When we first start our cars on...

steering recalls GMC

Oct 01, 1993

Steering wheel that's too slick to safely handle.

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I know you've never heard this one I have an ' Buick LeSabre that I bought used The steering wheel is too slick for safe operation I've tried cleaning the wheel and applying all kinds of polishes Nothing works and...

steering safety

Oct 01, 1993

Think you're immune from "General Motors Power Steering Syndrome" because you drive a Saab? Think again.

Dear Car Talk

I have a Saab with power steering that is hard to steer when it is first driven After driving five to ten miles it works normally There is no fluid loss I have taken it to two seperate shops One...

steering recalls GMC Saab

Jul 01, 1993

Does turning the steering wheel while parked put extra stress on the steering linkage?

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We have a pressing question which is putting a strain on our marriage My position is that turning the steering wheel with the car stationary puts a stress on the steering linkage which will eventually lead to excessive wear I...

steering

Jun 01, 1993

Installing a rebuilt steering rack will save you a bundle.

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I am a college student who is responsible for the maintenance of my own car I have an ' Toyota Corolla LE with miles The body and the interior are in excellent condition for the age of the car Until...

steering auto parts

Apr 01, 1993

General Motors Power Steering Syndrome strikes again!

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The steering on my Cadillac Sedan DeVille front wheel drive sticks when turning right but not when turning left This only happens when the engine is cold After a few minutes everything is fine I've had it looked at by...

steering GMC

Dec 01, 1992

How much play in a steering wheel is too much?

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The steering wheel in my wife's Ford Taurus wagon has a noticable amount of play The steering wheel feels loose and turning it through the dead zone causes no change in the car's direction There is about five-eighths of an...

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