October 2007 Crossword Puzzle -

October 2007 Crossword Puzzle

1. Diagnostic drive by service technician (4,4)
5. Loose-piston noise
9. Term for unevenness in carburetion
10. Term for shuddering clutch action
11. Shifting device in Formula One car
12. A company’s trucks, collectively
14. Removable item with ratchet sound (3,3)
16. Term for washer-equipped wiper (3,3)
19. Serpentine belt ____ pulley
21. Procession of Rose Bowl floats
24. Add air to a tire
25. Hydraulic or ____ valve lifters
26. Uppermost part of camshaft lobe
27. Big name in the coolant-antifreeze biz

1. Hand-file type
2. They’re found below front bumpers (3,4)
3. Where the rubber meets the road
4. Six- or twelve-point toolbox item
6. Brake-shop tool for drum resurfacing
7. Adjective for some 4×4 systems (4,4)
8. Obstruction in muffler or fuel tank
13. System that includes coil, plugs, etc.
15. Item in passenger-restraint system
17. Well-known auto-parts company (1,1,5)
18. Final word in right-side-mirror message
20. Certain turns
22. Succumbs to corrosion
23. No-throttle engine speed


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