Even if the extent of your automotive technical knowledge begins and ends with prime time television commercials, you probably understand that the most engine wear takes place when you start your car. Now that we’ve arrived at a point when most new cars have auto-stop/start technology which increases the number of starts in an average […]
The kids are back in school, the leaves are changing color, and the temperature is dropping. It’s time to get ready for fall weather, which includes prepping your car. These quick tips will help you spot problems early and make sure you don’t run into trouble when those pretty leaves falling from the sky turn […]
As we’ve mentioned several times in the last few weeks, 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 […]
So you’ve decided to move on from your old car and buy yourself a new ride. If you’re a typical buyer, then you’ve spent an average of 14 hours online, researching the specs, prices, and even the dealership from which you’re going to buy. But if you don’t think about getting the most value for your […]
Sometimes water is good for your car. It’s used to regulate engine temperatures and a bucket of water and some soap will do wonders for keeping your car looking good as new. A flood, however, is a different story.
Black plastic trim eventually fades to a chalky gray in a few years. Car Doctor John Paul has a few conventional, and less conventional, methods of getting it back to black.
Car radio theft used to be a big deal. We’re not sure who last stole a Honda radio, though. Nevertheless, Honda and Acura protect their radios with security systems, and they require codes to unlock if you’ve lost power to the battery.
Publications that promote small, expensive cars for students are out of touch. Here’s your real list.
Poor performance in a Ford Explorer can be mechanical, but it can also be electronic. John Paul provides some answers.