This week, Car Doctor John Paul fields a question about a Service Engine light illuminated on the dash of a Toyota Camry from the Clinton Era:
Now that most of the country is in the depths of winter, heat issues are a constant question for AAA’s Car Doctor, John Paul. Sometimes heat problems can be expensive to fix. This one’s cheap and easy:
It might be tempting to run out and buy a new car whenever the whim strikes, but timing your purchase could save you some money. Sometimes it’s not an option because your old clunker simply gives up, but if you can plan, then make sure you walk into the dealership at a time when you’re […]
It’s generally accepted that the Honda Accord is one of the most reliable cars available, but according to the research from CarComplaints.com, there are good years and not so good years. If you’re in the market for a used Honda Accord, what are the years to look for, and which years should you avoid?
Just about a month ago, BestRide was on the Bradley Jay Experience on WBZ-AM1030 when a caller asked about his windows that randomly rolled down by themselves, leaving his interior soaked in the pouring rain. We couldn’t figure out why, but now we know the answer.
Pushing the start button and hearing that horrid *clickclickclickclick* of a battery that isn’t woke enough to turn the starter is the worst. Before you go buying new batteries, alternators or starters, there’s a sequence you should follow to figure out what’s going on. It could save you hundreds of dollars:
Engine misfires are frustratingly intermittent, and difficult to diagnose. AAA Car Doctor John Paul says that with a little bit of smoke, a mechanic might be able to diagnose the problem.
Much of the United States is stuck in a deep freeze that includes plenty of snow and ice. If you have to clear the ice from your car in the morning, then you may think about dumping some hot water on your windshield rather than scraping it off the old fashioned way. Here’s why that’s […]
Daytime running lights help keep you safe, but there are a few things to know about this lighting system.