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 […]
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.
Sometimes a good deal is a pretty bad deal in the long run, like this ’07 Navigator that’s throwing a lot of scary sounding codes. Q. I recently purchased a 2007 Lincoln Navigator in what I thought was in really good shape at a smoking good deal. The after having it for a bit, engine […]
Occam’s Razor is the problem solving principle that suggests the simplest solution is most likely the right one. That’s true in detective work as well as figuring out why your old Corvette won’t run.
Subaru in particular has had battery discharge issues over the last few years, but this is a problem that’s coming up with more and more cars, now that the electrical system is under such high demand.
Unlike the chicken salad in your refrigerator, motor oil doesn’t go bad. But there’s a reason not to use motor oil that has been hanging around since Nixon was in office.
Cop cars like the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor are pretty stout, but as Car Doctor John Paul notes, all the basic maintenance requirements still apply.
Nobody expects their sparkplug to just fall out, but it happens from time to time, even in normally running vehicles. John Paul provides some advice on how to fix it and how to keep it from happening again.
Mice in the car can be more that just an annoyance. They can cause thousands in damage when they chew away the insulation on wiring.