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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, November 8, 1974 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 11 ADVICE TO Bumpers AUTO FACTS from DEDE BENSON... a woman who does Je: heard of couples e become incom- in the bedroom he wants the win- and she wants it jll, Frank and I same problem but in the car. That the window open, the Manitoba He claims it's What's the use of heater, doors and if you're going to stupid window '.EEZIN' ELOISE Winnipeg. Man. use. may not be as nut- think Most auto ay it's a good idea the window open when driving, there is an un- leak in the ex- Jtem, the carbon 3 fumes, which and odorless, into the car. this happen, if cky you'll get ill. If unlucky, it could be fatal. Tell wide-awake Frank that the window needn't be open all the way to guard against the CO menace But, more impor- tant, tell him to have your car's exhaust system checked every time it's up on the service rack (or at least every six Dear DeDe: I must confess, I sometimes do not unders- tand the mentafity of the motoring public. I've had my car for sale for about a month and nr buyers. I have always made sure the car is in top operating con- dition. The brakes are almost new, the exhaust system is brand new and there is not one thing wrong with it mechanically. There are a few dents and a rust hole or two and the paint is kind of shabby, I'll admit. But it's not the paint job that will carry people around safely. It's the general mechanical condition. Why are people such fools? Why don't they know a good car when they see it? NO SALE NORMAN Perth Amboy, N.J. Dear No Sale: What you say may be true No car ever had starting trouble because of a faded paint job or couldn't stop in time because of a dinged fender. But you are learning a fact of car life Anyone in the car-selling business can tell you a well maintained exterior can bring several hundred dollars more at trade-in time And as you are noticing, a shabby car may attract no customers at all. You don't tell me the age of your car or how it is equipped but it might pay you to have the dents bumped out, rust repaired and the car painted. In any case, take care of your next car as well on the sur- face as you do under the skin. ieck power steering car is equipped per steering, you nk that this system complicated and serviced by highly technicians using ?cial tools. not the case. id, a power steer- >m is considerably nplex than a non- vstem. But most steering ance can be ac- sd by the motorist service station Special tools are ly required. eart is Pump icart of your car's eering system is y steering pump, aulic pump mere- 2s the pressure to ir car's wheels turn the steering nis pump rarely iwn as long as you ire its supply of Bering fluid does ,00 low. Periodic of the fluid level is necessary for laintenance of the sering pump. item that be checked illy is the belt that the pump to the this belt should >ur entire power system will cease >n, immediately, 'd be extremely >us if you are at high speed on ay- Fluid Level fou are checking and the drive jck the hoses that the pump to the Tiponenls in the iose connections tight and leak- 2s should be firm and free of cracks. Leakage in the hoses of the system is the main cause of fluid loss, which in turn is the main cause of power steering troubles. decrease vehicle damage TORONTO (CP) State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. says energy- absorbing bumpers being installed on new cars are apparently reducing vehi- cle damage, especially in low-speed collisions In a brief to a Society of Automobile Engineers meeting, the company says expected savings in repair costs have not beer, realiz- ed primarily because of the high initial cost and the replacement cost of the bumpers when badly damaged in high-speed collisions The insurance company says that as a result the maximum potential savings, such as lower in- surance premiums, are not being realized by the con- sumer. But, the firm says, as bumper heights become standard and better data on the cost of improved bumper systems becomes available, the situation will change. The new bumper system, designed to withstand an impact of five miles an hour without damage, was introduced on the 1974 car models. BRAKE FLLHP LIKE THE HUMAN SOPV, WUR CAR NEEPS ITS FLUIPS.ONE OF TOE MOST IMttJRT- ANT OF THESE IS FLUID. THIS PRECISELY OCMfOUNPEP LIQUIP TRAMSMIT5 THE BRAK IN6 ENERGY OF YOUR FOOT TO THE WHEELS CHECK YOUR FLUIP RESERVOIR ReajLAELy AMP BE SUfSE ONLY QUALITY APPROVEP FUJIP I V If APP1T10H OP FUllP IS rfKES- SAKV.FlNPAMP SBAWNG SVSTBK FAILURES ARE USUALLY PUE TO LOSS OF BRAKE FLUIP. Answers to crossword 'puzzle on Page 6 PACIFIC You can trust the Care of Your Car to your friendly neighborhood Pacific 66 dealer... he cares about youl Drive in Soon and have Your Car WINTER CHECKED Antifreeze Hoses Wipers Tires Battery Oil Change Tune Ups Lubrication for trouble-free driving this winter SNOW TIRE VALUES Firestone, Town Country and Snow Champion Super Belted Whitewallt YOU GO OR WE PAY THE TOW CHINOOK 66 SERVICE 1205 Mayor Magrath Dr. 328-0288 NORTH SIDE 66 SERVICE 313 13th St. N. 327-3365 SUPERSONIC CAR WASH 1819 3 Ave. S. 328-6866 NORBRIDGE 66 SERVICE 740 23 St. N. 327-6766 ;