The location of battery terminals can often exacerbate corrosion problems that can cause slow cranking issues. AAA Car Doctor John Paul explains how to test to find hidden corrosion issues.
Wheel bearings allow your wheels to spin with as little friction as possible. When they go bad, they need to be replaced, but sometimes, it’s hard to figure out which side the noise is coming from. AAA Car Doctor John Paul has the answers.
Electrical faults can be a nightmare, but following AAA Car Doctor John Paul’s advice, you can make your own short finder and figure out the source of your problems.
Electrical gremlins are a nightmare to track down. Sometimes it takes the experience of having seen it before to come up with a solution.
You generally don’t know whether things like the defroster have stopped working until you press the button and nothing happens. AAA’s Car Doctor, thinks that maybe this Tahoe owner’s best friend might be the cause of his faulty defroster.
This week, AAA Car Doctor John Paul gets a question from the recipient of a low-mileage Ford Crown Victoria with a rough idle and a parking brake that won’t release. Can both problems be related?
A couple of years ago, we had a mechanic tell us: “I don’t work on cars older than I am.” This week, AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul sings the praises of decades of experience with an older car.
Intermittent starting issues are the worst. They’re hard to diagnose, and the process can leave both owners and mechanics frustrated with each other. AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul offers some advice:
Nothing fills a car owner with greater dread than a noisy valvetrain, and the dollar signs required to fix it. AAA’s John Paul provides some solutions.