In Latin, it’s called post hoc ergo propter hoc: a faulty assumption that because there is a correlation between two variables that one caused the other. Is our Lexus owner’s problem caused by swapping the battery, or are the two items completely unrelated?
If you’re driving a late Subaru Outback, you may be plagued with battery issues if you park your car for more than a day or so. John Paul looks into solutions.
There are times when you stare at the engine and think “What kind of idiot designed that?” That’s the initial impression of the spark plug locations on the Chrysler PT Cruiser. Yet, our intrepid expert John Paul has some advice to make it easier.
Not all Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems are equal, and TPMS sensors from the early days of pressure monitoring are causing some significant issues today.
Used to be that odometers were mechanical and pretty reliable. Now that they’re electronic, they can be problematic, especially at sale time. Luckily, AAA’s Car Doctor has a solution and it’s pretty easy.
Anti-lock brakes have been in widespread use for 25 years now. It’s about time we all figured out how to fix them.
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.