Teens learning to drive may think that their parents are obsessed with safety, with an emphasis on the car you’re driving protecting you in a crash. But here’s one part of safety that gets left out: you could avoid risky roadside breakdowns by keeping up with basic car maintenance. Follow these procedures to check your fluids, and […]
The National Weather Service is predicting arctic air through the Plains and into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys towards the mid-Atlantic and Northeast this week, bringing temperatures near zero and wind chills in the -15F range. Here’s what’s going to go wrong in your car this week:
Beginning in 2018, you’ll be able to purchase Craftsman tools at rival Lowe’s stores. The announcement suggests to some that it could be the end of the line for Sears, Roebuck and Co., the legendary retailer that started out selling shovels and pickaxes to pioneers through its mail order catalog.
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 […]
If you’ve just found yourself locked out of your car with a dead key fob, we may be able to get you going.
We’re parents of younger kids here at BestRide. For the last 13 years, we’ve strapped kids into seats that offered way more bolstering and constriction than the one Neil Armstrong sat in, perched atop an Atlas rocket. They’re riding in cars that can sense whether belts are buckled, how fast the airbag should deploy and […]
Over the course of 15 days in February, Rob Siegel bought a long-dormant BMW 2002tii, diagnosed the issues that caused the original owner to park it in a garage untouched for a decade, figured out how to legally put it on the road and drove it 1,000 miles from Louisville, Kentucky to Newton, Massachusetts. He […]
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?
Tonight is one of the most likely days of the year for your car to be vandalized. Trick-or treaters will ply our streets for candy. A very small percentage may also have some random mischief in mind. Here’s what to do if your car is targeted.