Car radio theft used to be a big deal. We’re not sure who last stole a Honda radio, though. Nevertheless, Honda and Acura protect their radios with security systems, and they require codes to unlock if you’ve lost power to the battery.
Poor performance in a Ford Explorer can be mechanical, but it can also be electronic. John Paul provides some answers.
If you think ants can spoil a picnic, wait until they’re crawling up your legs in traffic. The Car Doctor has some solutions for this Chevy Cruze owner.
Braking issues can make or brake (HA see what we did there) a fishing trip. Car Doctor John Paul investigates.
A dead battery in a Chevy pickup left for a considerable length of time can require reprogramming before the truck will start.
Q.I have a vintage full sized Ford Bronco (think OJ), I don’t drive it often but I love this truck. Here is the problem, suddenly the engine dies when I shift it into reverse and sometimes drive. In park or neutral it runs great. Some people suggested a fuel problem (not sure why is runs […]
This week, AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul diagnoses a heating and air conditioning issue that only crops up after the car goes through the car wash.
A friend of ours once said “You can’t give a haircut over the phone,” commenting on how hard it is to provide good diagnostics remotely. But that’s what this dad did with his daughter, and they got their issue about 90 percent solved. Car Doc John Paul gets them the rest of the way home.
Car owners are mystified by Xenon headlamps, but anyone with rudimentary skills and a few tools can replace them for around $25 each.