You go to a mechanic for good advice, but sometimes, the advice is so bad it’s almost criminal. That’s the case with the owner of this 2015 Toyota Avalon.
Americans have abandoned the sedan and have pledged their love to the crossover, an amalgam of the best features of both sedans and traditional SUVs. The trouble for many of us, though, is that $20,000 to start, for a 2WD, bare-bones economy crossover is a little too taxing on the bank account.
When you spend good money with an automotive shop, you expect better diagnosis of an issue than just a guess.
Recently, we posted a story on things taller drivers should be looking out for when purchasing a new vehicle. It suddenly became obvious that we should also provide some advice for those of lesser stature. We polled our smaller friends to find out their challenges when finding a new car.
Electrical systems can be finicky and sometimes just replacing parts isn’t enough to diagnose this issue. Car Doctor John Paul has some advice:
Halloween is one of the most likely days of the year for your car to be vandalized. Trick-or treaters will ply our streets for candy. A very small percentage may also have some random mischief in mind. Here’s what to do if your car is targeted.
This isn’t what you’re thinking. Read on. Q. When I purchased my 2010 Malibu LTZ, I paid the dealer to have a protective plastic film [Ed. Known in the industry as a “car bra”] installed on the hood, as well as the side mirrors and front bumper. Unfortunately, now that the car is almost 10 […]
A Facebook image is circulating suggesting that headrests were designed to be removable so that the metal adjustment rods can be used as a glass-breaking tool. Truth or fiction?
John Paul answers a question from the olden days, when your phone hung on the wall and you had to walk 18 feet across carpet just to change the channel.