A friend in the Car Talk Communities asked a great question last week as he was about to purchase a used car:
Diagnostic codes from the OBD-II system are a valuable tool for determining what may be wrong with your car, but they’re just a starting point, says AAA’s Car Doctor, John Paul.
Last week, 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.
Summer’s here and so are air conditioning woes. Usually it’s a failure to cool at all, but this driver is complaining that all the cool air is aimed his passenger.
Remote door locks are pretty much a standard feature these days, but their convenience leaves your car vulnerable to break-ins. Car Doctor John Paul has some security suggestions.
UPDATE: If you missed it, we’ve got the entire list of 2016 and 2017 models available with a manual transmission. As automatic transmissions improve, why bother with a manual? Here are 10 reasons to mix your own gears.
Especially if you own a home, a pickup truck is a huge labor saver. The issue is that the average cost of a new pickup has skyrocketed over the years. Since 2004, the average price of a car has increased about 18%. Over the same time, the average cost of a pickup has gone up […]
With the approach of the Memorial Day holiday, we’re close to vacation season in North America. That means packing your gear into the truck, car, or SUV and heading off to beautiful beachfronts and scenic mountaintop destinations, from coast to coast. Whether you are taking the whole family or just planning a personal getaway, Now’s […]
Especially with older cars featuring high-lift camshafts, braking problems have a lot less to do with the brakes than you’d think.