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Use Quality Parts for Ford Super Duty Brakes

Dear Doctor: I’m 74 years old and have always done the brake jobs on all my vehicles. I have a 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty gas engine truck with 50,000 miles. I replaced the brake calipers after they locked up. … Continue reading

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Methods for Clearing Out Engine Carbon Buildup

Dear Doctor: I have a 2009 Mini Cooper S with 72,000 miles. The check engine light says “engine malfunction.” Under a high load, a high engine load will result in damage to the catalytic converter. It sounds like I may … Continue reading

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Auto-Stop Feature Confusing to Motorists

Dear Doctor: I just bought a 2018 Chevy Equinox and was surprised it shut off automatically when I had my foot on the brake in traffic. It restarts when I take my foot off the brake. When I asked the … Continue reading

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2009 Dodge Challenger R/T throttle hesitates

Dear Doctor: I have a 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T still under warranty that the dealer “updated” with the latest computer software. Immediately after that update the car developed an intermittent throttle lag. When stepping on the gas, the car hesitates … Continue reading

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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 shuts off for no reason

Dear Doctor: I have a 2000 Dodge Ram 2500. For the past couple of weeks while driving in Florida it shuts off for no apparent reason. If I try to use the hazard lights they just grind without working — … Continue reading

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1998 Dodge Stratus Car Horn Blows Off-On

Dear Doctor: I have a 1998 Dodge Stratus with 84,000 miles on it. The horn has started to blow at odd times. I removed the fuse for the horn, but discovered the back lights and cigarette lighter are on the … Continue reading

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1999 Dodge Ram – gas mileage drop

Dear Doctor: My 1999 Dodge Ram with the V-8 engine used to average 9 to 10 mpg around town and 14 mpg highway. But now the gas mileage has dropped down to 12-mpg highway. I use synthetic oil and keep … Continue reading

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