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  • no floor
  • It might as well of not had a muffler...it didn't muffle anything thats for sure, LOL..
  • He had a face only a mother could love...he only had one ear. (ear=side view mirror)
  • The fact that it was totalled. Unfortunately, my little Chevette found itself in a head-to-head match up with a drunk driver in a pick-up who ran a red light. I have my guardian angel to thank for being here today.
  • I named my first car Murphy - anything that could go wrong, did.
  • My driver's side door didn't open for a few months. I got it fixed, though.
  • it was an English car and it had the "prince of darkness" electrics ..otherwise know as Lucas and as soon as rain even looked like it was going to happen ...the car would shit its self with fright
  • The heater squeaked....CONSTANTLY! It was horrible...
  • Leaky T-Tops. LOL!
  • It was a turquoise Datsun pickup and I couldn't have both the stereo and the headlights on at the same time, so no music at night :)
  • Flat tires rusted rims leaky gas tank i'm 13 and hav'nt got it yet it's my dads heres some before and after pics (before late 1980's) (after early 2007)
  • Demon possession. Actually it was the transmission, but the car stalled and died at intersections, offramps, and once while backing out of a driveway-- causing the steering wheel to lock up and the power brakes to fail at critical moments. I said it was the transmission-- what else could it be, when it was acting like a stickshift when it's an automatic? My father suggested "hasn't warmed up enough" and "water in the fuel line" and finally "women drivers." When he borrowed my car and it happened to him, he took it to the shop immediately, and i won a $20 bet.
  • It may be the flaw that was put there by the drunk driver who registered at .21bac. yeah, that was a big flaw, so big I had to junk my '81 datsun 210. it was a sad day.
  • Well, the anti-lock brakes were gone, so every time I got into a situation where they'd usually chip in (and I live in a city with at least 6 months of icy winter a year, folks) my regular brakes would kick out to make way for the anti-locks that didn't exist, and I'd find myself with NO brakes. This could be prevented by pulsing my brakes like people did before anti-locks, but you had only an instant to realize what needed to be done, and human instinct really doesn't lend itself to taking one's foot OFF the brake when one notices one's car is not stopping.
  • passenger door didn't unlock with the key and the radio didn't work.
  • It broke down more times than Britney...
  • 7 days after getting my license I crashed it into a pole... drivers side window wouldn't go down. not much space... ('94 Honda Civic)
  • My '68 Mercedes-Benz 230 would blow its head gasket if you looked at it sideways. It got to the point where I could pull the cylinder head in about 1.5 hours and reinstall it in about 3 hours. . . .
  • It had to be the moldy smell in the "way back". My first car was a 1979 Bonneville Station Wagon. It had a leaky back door.
  • I had an 85 Jeep Cherokee...I loved that car. The rear window wiper was broken....instead of wiper fluid shooting straight up and onto the rear window, it would shoot out behind the jeep.....like it was peeing on the car behind me. I loved that damn car.
  • a loose and noisy screw somewhere.
  • No washer fluid tank SEVERELY dented fender (which is why the tank was cracked) Sheared-off rear-view on the passenger's side Driver's window wouldn't roll down Smelled like wet dog Tattered upholstery Low on power (had 72 HP from factory) Finicky in the cold (carburetor) But it was the most durable, reliable car I ever had and the only one that had WORKING A/C.
  • my first car is my current car .. its a toyota yaris and its perfect :) .. well it was perfect when i got it last year .. now it has some war wounds
  • A few weeks after my cousin (a mechanic) went back home to Vancouver after their trip here in November, the left front passenger side window got stuck in the fully down position. Since we have a garage full of junk ever since we moved in 10 years ago, we had to work outside in the cold. Getting the paneling off, replacing the regulators then getting the thing back on. Then the door lock wouldn't engage automatically nor would most of the electronics on it. Had to take the paneling off again and tinker with the connectors.
  • My first car...got it last year (free from my dad there was...something..wrong with it) and a $1000 latter it still isnt running......
  • When the fuel went below half a tank then the control of the car got more loose. That, and it rattled because the front bumper was ripped.
  • 1972 Buick LeSaber 4door BIG DAMN BOAT! It had a bad seal in the trunk, so when it rained it would fill up like a portable jacuzzi. this of course sagged the springs in the back to the point this big bad cruiser cornered like a boat too, nose high and rolling into the curves. I once had myself and 6 high school girls in it doing about 110mph and climbing till it was obvious I'd have to back down to not run the upcoming light. The trunk rot saved me once when I was in it installing new rear speakers, and my funny buddy closed the trunk with the keys in my pocket. with little room to move I saw light at my feet, prayed and threw with amazing accuracy my keys that wedged in a rust hole big enough for the knucklehead to pull 'em out and get me out of the blistering hot trunk. Before I had to give up on that poor big ol' 350 V8 one side of the trunk quarter panel was so rotted I swung an icy turn in mid winter and my 4-way tire iron shot right out the side. Hearing it leave, I got out and only found it because of the perfect cross in the snowbank.
  • Wow, I had forgotten about this. Thanks for the memories. I had a 1953 Chevy that didn't have a working wiper motor. It was a challenge driving in bad weather or anytime the windows got messed up. I paid $15.00 dollars for this car. When it quit running I had it towed to a garage near where I was staying at the time but never went back to the garage. I didn't have any money for anything, so, I figured the guy could keep it for himself. Cool question...ty parsec
  • The most memorable flaw of my first car was the California-dreamin' flake who drove it- ME. :D I neglected the tranny and sold her to a friend. I did that to finance my dream of living up north in a San Francisco commune. :P
  • Smelled like mold
  • I was an old Volkie. It kept turning off all the time and would not start.
  • The front panel was patched with fiberglass and painted a slightly different color from the rest of the car. Also, the handbrake was between the driver's seat and the door (Hillman Hunter) - very strange.
  • Driver's side door wouldn't open. Lasted one month.
  • I had my friend install a cd player into my 1988 chev blazer an some how the buttons were all backwards.. i pushed eject button an the station would change.. somehow i managed to remember what button did what after driving it for a year
  • The AC gave out and the interior was black. . .way too hot for 90F+ weather and stand still traffic.
  • It was a Corvair Monza-eggnog cream with matching leather seats- the memorable flaw was that my husband (now long ago ex) was named on the title. Cute little car, tho. My really first car on my own was a Chevy Malibu convertible--and there was NOTHING wrong with it except that it didn't have AC. But, back then most cars, let alone convertibles didn't have AC. Sweet car!
  • The only thing that worked ok was the engine, everything else required duck tape to work, including the radiator.
  • first car was a 71 fiat wagon, paid 100 for it & drove it home from the junkyard. my mother came out to look at it, sat in the front seat and the cassette tape player picked that moment to eject - shot her square in the forehead. she never went near it again
  • The previous owner did all this work on the engine and he had three different metals connecting stuff to it all in one place which made the metals corrode.
  • I would be easier to say what wasn't? LOL
  • Mine was a 1984 Jeep Cherokee. The headliner had come off, so the bare metal roof was showing inside the vehicle. I got all sorts of cool magnets to stick up there: magnetic poetry, one in the shape of the statue of David with various silly outfits to put on him, the same with Venus, etc.
  • the only thing is that is didn't accelerate fast enough 2000 Honda Civic EX 2Dr Black. I loved that car
  • The trunk caught on fire due to bad wiring. I'm never going to buy another car with the word "fire" in its name again.
  • It had more rust than steel on it lol
  • It was a Chevette and nobody could guess the color...The moment is: It caught on fire my first day driving it to school in front of the guy i had a crush on....
  • I had an old Camaro. The T-Tops leaked.
  • Um, it was a big old station wagon. That was it's flaw! lol
  • Mine was a 1955 Chevy with a broken motor mount. If I tried to go in reverse to fast the motor shifted and would crack the distributor cap on the firewall. I went through three caps before I figured out what the heck was going on and replaced the motor mount.
  • No brakes! It did at first and then it didn't.
  • The memorable FLAW of my first car was the one thing that actually worked right. Everything else malfunctioned as expected.
  • The battery kept dying. Replaced the alternator, still kept dying. Oh and the tires kept falling off.
  • My 1974 Nova, would only start for me, not my ex-husband, he would get so infuriated, he thought I was playing a a trick on him, he made me sit in the drivers seat , while he sat next to me, and watched me start it, then he would try it and nothing, we sat out her for 3 hours one day, he still thinks I had it rigged somehow, I really didnt, it was weird.
  • That would be opening the trunk for the first time to see........ the road beneath the car.
  • The color was puke green , lol
  • My first car was a 88 celica, and to crank it I had to have the key in the ignition and push a toggle button under the steering wheel.
  • no e-brake. not that worked anyway. and many transmission problems.
  • Ahh, my old '71 Ford Torino! The glue inside the steering wheel that held the metal leads apart that made the horn blow would melt in the sunlight causing the horn to go off...most of the time while I wasn't home. It pissed off my neighbors and ran down my battery.
  • it was easy to park!
  • it was a ford
  • My first car was a convertible, but the automatic top did not work, and it had to be done by hand. Now you might think this is a bad thing, but I assure you it was not. My sister and I was go to the park, and pull into the parking lot. Then we both got together to begin putting down (or up) the top and the boys would practically fall all over themselves trying to get over there and help us. It was the best boy magnet I ever had.
  • Toyota tercel
  • Every time I parked up my first car, it would have smoke come out of it for 5 mins solid before it had cooled down properly... and it smelt!
  • You could start it without a key.
  • Rusted through metal brake line on a '62 Chevy BelAir Station Wagon with a single circuit brake system. I would fill the resevoir with DOT3 (just in case) before the night of cruisng. Good for one, sometimes two panic stops. Usually stopped by downshifting the cast iron powerglide and stepping on the parking brake. Drove it that way for a few weeks... Yeah, well I was 16.
  • It was supposed to have curise control, but it didn't work, I spent a lot of time not maintaining my speed before I figured that out!!
  • Chrysler Cordoba with a sunroof. The sunroof leaked but you would not know it until you stopped quickly, then all of the water would fall down on your head.
  • I had to whack the alternator with a metal pipe to get the thing to start at the end of it's run with me before selling it off.
  • I remember having 5 guys in my Chevette crossing the Verrazano bridge and not being able to go past 40mph. I weighted in at about 250, my friend was 350 and the three guys in the back averaged 150. That's a lot of man. The engine was screaming and we weren't going anywhere. It was hilarious!!!!!!
  • The windshield wipers and washer fluid would start going wide open while driving down the road. The dealer said to bring it to them while it was doing it. LOL How was I supposed to see to drive??
  • the rear end had an awful whine
  • When you accelerated you could randomly get a couple of litres of water pouring out from behind the dashboard. I could never find out where it was gathering.
  • She was a 1978 Cadillac SeVille... the two fillup curse... after every two fillups (it seemed) something went wrong and it got progressively worse as it went on... first started off as a hose busting... then the tires started coming apart... then the breaks started grinding... then the head gasket blew... then the transmission went out... finally I got rear ended and totaled the car... but I loved the car once everything worked...
  • opening the electric sunroof made the radio switch off and the hazard lights switch on, plus the body roll was so bad i flipped the whole thing.
  • I was a 1974 Mustang II. It was a flaw.
  • The oil leak that led to it's demise.
  • Being able to take out the keys while it was running
  • It was a gas guzzling SUV; well I got it free from my father. He never had any good taste in cars.
  • The 8-track tape player had a short-circuit problem. (1975 Buick Century.)
  • I bought my first car from my sister after she drove it for 5 years and never changed the oil once. Soo A seized engine was the biggest problem.
  • ahhh it was a 1978 oldsmobile delta 88, the sucker was a tank, the trunk was big enough to put a hot tub in. It had spoke rims and a vynil top, quite the granny mobile, though it would probably be considered pimptastic these days with some spinners on it and a little chrome. anyways it had these bench seat in the front and back that were pleather and me being so proud of my new car decided to clean it up and armor all the seats. Well needless to say whenever I turned a sharp corner at any speed I had to hold on for dear life because my ass was sliding halfway across the seat, even with the old seatbelt on. If I didnt wear a seatbelt I would have been sitting on the passengers side after the turn
  • Its highly invigorating ability to die suddenly and silently as I was speeding down the freeway! The first I would know of the problem was when I either began to slow or tried to maneuver my now-dead power steering. So exciting!
  • Chrysler Town and COuntry 1998 pimped the hell outta it. Biggest problem was it only ran in 1st and second when started and only 2nd when driven a bit. So when i went to downtown for a thing called musicfest (3 day event of rock music) and I was going 65 mph on the free way at like 5000 rpm in 2nd and any faster it would try to shift to 3rd (whch was not there anymore) and i had to slow to 40 to get back in 2nd. god it sucked. Also had a stripped thread for BOTH the camshaft and crankchaft sensors so iit intermittently jsut shut off then turned back on lol. I loved it thoug. but its gone....
  • Ooh, I just got my first car yesterday! It's so loud when I start it up, it needs a new muffler. And the brakes aren't so good, but I still love it!
  • My first car, a 1967 Volkswagen Bus, didn't have any heat. Volkswagens back then had air cooled engines, so they didn't have radiators, and no hot water to pump through the inside of the vehicle to warm it. Unfortunately I lived in Syracuse NY at the time where it got down to 20 below zero sometimes, so I sometimes used a propane-powered camping heater in the van.
  • My most memorable flaw of my first car is that it didn't run. :)
  • driving around with the emergency break on.
  • a 71 fiat - pushed it home from the junkyard
  • My first car was a 1987 Carolla. Its memorable flaw: (this was in 1994) the door fell off while driving on the freeway, and fell under my car, puncturing my tire, causing me to stop in the middle of the Los Angeles freeway. Even worse, The guy behind me had to swerve to avoid me in his classic 60's Impala and when he swerved into the other lane, his car was hit by a damn semi.
  • my light blue vw beetle, was terrible in that the vision was poor, the windows got horribly steamed up aah bless......
  • someone tried to carjack me once and i ran into a building with him hanging halfway in the car... the door never worked again(had passengers jump in window or climb over seat)
  • 1969 Ford Escort Mk I...The pin on the stick shift kept falling out and I would go to change gears and end up with the stick shift in my hand and usually stuck in neutral......
  • The thermostat kept failing and needing to be replaced. Then a rod went through the pan, it was so loud, and he was taken to the junk yard :( I still miss him!
  • It was a white Dodge. I don't remember the model. But it had red interior and the glove box had to be taped shut. Oh yea, and the antennae was taped on too! And when it had to be inspected my father paid the $126 to fix whatever was wrong with it so I could "cart my Mom around". That was alot of money to him. This was back in 1973.
  • Starting it by crawling underneath it with a screw driver.
  • It had a tiny chunk out on the hood from when I slid on the ice into a snowbank and railguard.
  • Oil burner/tire destroyer/dent magnet (yeah its got many, many dents in it most of which I have no clue where they come from haha). Its a 1990 Ford Festiva =D 242'000km and still deliverin pizzas with it. I love it.
  • I had a 1987 buick lesabre. it had no brakes and hardly anything worked on it, the windows didn't go up and one alwayse fell out.
  • The radio station would change every time we went over a bump in the road.
  • i had to tie the boot (trunk) to the back bumper for it to close and every time i went over a speed bump (hump?)it would make a massive bump! loved it missed the sound when i got my next car

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