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Roadside Survival

When it comes to your car, the question is not whether you will breakdown, but when. Walt Brinker has performed more than 2,000 roadside assists free of charge — and without a mechanic. He shares some easy ways to prevent breakdowns and tips for how to fix them. 

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Walt Brinker is the author of Roadside Survival: Low-Tech Solutions to Automobile Breakdowns.

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