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Your web page highlighted news about Shell in CA opening a Hydrogen fueling station. Question: When will Honda start offering the FCX Clarity for general availability in the US? Obviously you only need Hydrogen filling stations where Honda is selling its vehicles.
Hi Patty, My name is Andy and I have a general question about cars. I was wondering if you could recommend some good websites or books to purchase that would teach me more about the technical side of automobiles. I wrote you about a month ago and deleted your reply by accident. Thank you! -Andy
one month ago we put in a new radiator because the rad fluid kept leaking out. We actually did not see the damaged rad but were told that was the problem and paid for the repair. The smell of antifreeze was evident since the replacement, but it was thought that some was spilled and was burning off. It was never mentioned to the mechanic, but as a general ...
I took my car in for an oil change & tire rotation yesterday and was floored when they told me the alignment is so out of whack that the tires have serious, uneven wear. The mechanic said that because my car has all-wheel drive I am stuck replacing all four tires at a time, not just two. My car has only 41,000 miles on it and is just under three years old. ...
Hello, my husband and I manufacture a leather car registration holder. It holds both the registration and proof of insurance which is required by law to have available when asked by law enforcement. It*s a great item for car dealers, auto distributors, and the general public. I can emboss it with a name or logo. Do you have any ideas on where to ...
Dear askpatty.com, How do I get my automotive repair shop on your recommended list? I run a woman friendly shop. I have the nicest waiting room you will see plus a large clean restroom. I provide magazines with all sorts of subjects, sure to please everyone. I am the general manager and speak to all customers in a language that makes sense to them. I ...
I took my vehicle into a repair shop over one year ago and had maintenance done of the vehicle which included changing the timing belt. Three months later my vehicle broke down and I took it back to the repair shop within the warranty period. The repair shop found that the harmonic balancer pin sheered off causing a bolt to spin out and damage the ...

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