Kids headed to college with cars need to know a few things to stay out of trouble.
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 […]
You’re just buying a new — or new-to-you — car. Why are you worried about it breaking down now? Because mechanical failures in modern cars can be insanely expensive.
Whenever you’re diagnosing an electrical problem, there’s a sequence to follow that can save you a lot of time, effort and money.
In the Car Talk Communities, there’s a question this week about a 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class that won’t start, despite the battery being “good.” Before you go buying new batteries, alternators or starters, there’s a sequence of diagnosis you should follow to figure out what’s going on. It could save you hundreds of dollars:
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 […]
Our thought is that a masked hoodlum is making off with this Pontiac G6 convertible owner’s precious tire air under cover of darkness, but Car Doctor John Paul has other, more far-fetched theories.
After years of hesitation, car buyers have shifted their thinking to become more accepting of electric vehicles. A recent AAA study found that one in five Americans surveyed will choose an electric vehicle when it’s time for their next purchase.
For a long time, older SUVs were just that: Old. They got used and abused, and ended up horribly modified and trashed. But in 2018, vintage SUVs are picking up steam in the collector market.