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.
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.
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.
This week, AAA Car Doctor John Paul fields a question about a timing belt that failed just months after replacement. Who’s at fault, the car owner or the shop?
CD players are becoming an endangered species in new cars, but in cars from the 2000s, CD players were the primary source of music. What happens whens yours eventually goes on the fritz? AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul has a solution.