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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-18-2004, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
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minor irritating grumblings

96 xr7 v6 57,000 miles

here in NYC, it was 1 degree F., wind chill -30. the low coolant level indicator came on. opened the hood, overflow container was at the cold fill line, radiator full. the next day, it was a little warmer, and the indicator didn't come on.
the low fuel indicator flashes on for a fraction of a second everytime I start the car, regardless of temperature. it does work properly when low on fuel.

also, why can't i find someone to change spark plugs? everywhere i go, i'm told 100,000 miles. the owners manual states 66,000 miles. but, the local places i go to won't replace them. is it that difficult?

my gas mileage went down about 10%, about a year ago, used to get 31.7 mpg on long trips, now get about 28.6 mpg.

p/s pump moans after warmup, had the fluid flushed out twice, should I put in mercon V?

pepboys has sylvania cool blue headlight bulbs on sale, two for the price of one. worth replacing the originals?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-18-2004, 11:13 AM
 
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also, why can't i find someone to change spark plugs? everywhere i go, i'm told 100,000 miles. the owners manual states 66,000 miles. but, the local places i go to won't replace them. is it that difficult?
A shop by us that dosen't want your money!!!!
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do the plugs yourself, it isn't hard.

don't use cool blues, use silverstars or Xtra visions.




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