Drivers have paid $15 billion to repair pothole damage in the past five years.
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 […]
Sometimes design can be timeless. Sometimes it can be a polyester leisure suit with a white belt and matching shoes. There’s nothing that makes a car look more dated than a set of aftermarket wheels that peg it to a week long period in a specific year. We asked some old-school car people what their […]
Every car comes with a Warranty and Maintenance Schedule booklet that tells you exactly how frequently the manufacturer recommends you service your car. In the schedule, there’s “Normal” service and something called “Severe Duty”. If you live in a lot of regions in the United States, you want to follow the latter recommendations.
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:
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:
Should you buy a used car that had a major mechanical problem that has been repaired? We poll the experts.
In a Facebook discussion the other day, a friend of a friend made the following comment: “I don’t really want an old car……I can’t imagine the upkeep.” Over the last year, I’ve been using my 1978 Chevrolet Blazer as regular transportation. This morning, for the first time, it had a mechanical issue. Here’s how it […]
Cars that drive their front wheels use constantly velocity joints. What you need to know.