Do additives that claim to repair seals and stop leaks really work?

06.01.2003

I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee and live in the hot dry Southwest Both my main seal and my transfer-case seal are slowly leaking There are a number of additive products available at the auto-parts store that claim they will...

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Recommendations for a teen buying her first car.

06.01.2003

I am a -year-old high-school sophomore and I'm in need of some serious car advice For about a year now I've had a job working at the local library for minimum wage I've saved up a thousand dollars and I...

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Engine dies every time it goes uphill...here are some ideas on what to check.

06.01.2003

I have a Mustang GT with just under miles The engine runs fine on the flat desert floor but when I try to climb out of the valley the V- begins to sputter and then stops completely If it sits...

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How do I break in a new set of brake pads?

06.01.2003

I am about to change the brake pads on my car I have heard that new brake pads need to be broken in or bedded How does one do this And if I don't do it will I end up...

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If you're spending much time in snow, don't forget to keep your tailpipe clear.

06.01.2003

I felt the need to write to you about an answer you gave recently A guy asked if one should keep the gas tank at least half-full in the winter to prevent gas-line freeze-up You said no but then you...

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When it comes to cars, one size never fits all.

06.01.2003

My husband and I recently purchased a used Honda Civic HX Unfortunately I'm having to reconsider our purchase because the comfort level is not what I expected This is causing another conflict as well My husband doesn't want to believe...

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Help! My dipstick broke off in its chamber.

06.01.2003

I drive a Nissan Sentra GXE and it seems that my engine-oil dipstick has broken off The part you grab came off in my hand and the dipstick and rubber seal at the top of it are still stuck in...

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The school bus industry takes offence at our assertion that school buses are bad for roadtrips.

06.01.2003

Boy am I disappointed I really enjoy you guys and I always thought you knew a lot about cars Since I know next to nothing about cars this is a leap of faith on my part But after reading your...

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