Is the chattering produced on my wife's car's brakes when it rains something to worry about?

11.01.2002

I'm having no luck convincing my wife that the chattering produced by her ' Chevy Cavalier miles lots of brake pad left when it rains is absolutely normal and not life-threatening Despite my accurate call that the intermittent braking noise...

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What's up with the customer satisfaction surveys that dealers are mailing me...pre-filled out?

11.01.2002

What's up with dealer customer-satisfaction surveys After I get my car serviced the dealer sends me a four-page already-filled-out survey identical to the one Honda is going to send me -- with excellent checked in every box The dealer tells...

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Oil in the power-steering-fluid reservoir: how bad is it?

11.01.2002

I hope you can help a beleaguered father I need to know how deeply I am mired in you-know-what I gave my -year-old son my old Isuzu Trooper when I got a new vehicle I knew that even though it...

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Recommendations for an accident averse teen who's buying her first car.

11.01.2002

I am a -year-old high-school student who is car shopping I had convinced myself that I wanted a small SUV like a Honda CR-V or a Toyota RAV But then I started considering the likelihood of a rollover and I've...

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I don't have a garage to protect (and hide) my car. Is a cover a good idea?

11.01.2002

Having recently gone through a horrible divorce as a reward to myself I purchased a -year-old Infiniti Q The car is great However I need to hide this beautiful piece of machinery from my ex-wife when she drives by my...

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It's possible to add an extra side-view mirror, but you might try our mirror adjustment method first.

11.01.2002

I have a stupid little question My Honda Odyssey has a bad blind spot created by the B-pillar I think that's what it's called -- the pillar behind the driver It's caused me to have several near misses when trying...

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Do I have to downshift through every gear while making a routine stop? Only if you want a happy wife.

11.01.2002

I recently moved to France adventure No got married adventure No and have subsequently begun driving adventure No my wife's Renault adventure No Without getting into French driving habits my wife regularly yells at me because when I stop the...

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Is there a really good reason why my grandchildren have to be in the backseat? I feel like a chauffeur!

11.01.2002

Suddenly I'm years old a grandfather and a grumpy old man Here's what I'm grumpy about I have a grandson who was born three months premature At his current rate of growth he'll be in a rear-facing car seat when...

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