Looking for a straight answer about repairing power steering.

05.01.2004

My son has an ' Ford Escort wagon with about miles on it His recent visits to two different mechanics read like an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm One said You went to that guy And the other said You...

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Better to install a separate set of driving lights -- as long as you're courteous of oncoming traffic.

05.01.2004

Hey guys I have a ' Dodge Dakota When driving at night I switch from low beams to high and if I hold the dimmer switch in and don't release it I get the effect of having both bulbs on...

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Is start/stop driving extra hard on hybrid engines?

05.01.2004

I have heard that the gasoline engines in hybrid cars run intermittently as needed to charge the battery and provide extra oomph I've also always heard that stop-and-go driving is harder on cars than freeway driving Does this mean we...

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Why are there so many more diesel fueled cars in Europe?

05.01.2004

I own an Audi A and I just spent a week in Italy I found out that more than percent of the A s sold in Europe have diesel engines I also rode in a diesel-powered A and an Opel...

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Burning through rotors? Blame the calipers.

05.01.2004

I own a Mazda and had the brakes and rotors replaced last September Two months later the rotors were warped again and had to be replaced Four months after that I had the same situation Can you explain why new...

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Would you buy a used AMC Gremlin?

05.01.2004

I found an AMC Gremlin for sale in Seattle where I used to live for Going on the pictures and the owner's word it has very little rust runs well needs interior work and needs a brake job and a...

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A serious case of "blowby" means it's time for a new car, or at least a rebuilt engine.

05.01.2004

I have a Ford Escort with a -liter engine I have oil accumulating in the air cleaner then draining out on the driveway It appears that the oil is coming from the top of the valve-cover vent tube into the...

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New clutch after only 68 miles -- a new world record?

05.01.2004

Hi guys I just bought a cool new five-speed turbo VW Bug convertible I bought it last Wednesday Happy birthday to me Saturday I took my daughter out to teach her how to drive a stick After minutes of driving...

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