This Jeep Cherokee is blowing fuses like crazy. Help!

07.01.2005

I have run into a problem with my 1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport. Something is causing the fuse that serves the power door locks, radio, cigar lighter and dome light to blow. You put in a new fuse, and it blows before...

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Am I draining the battery with my headlights?

07.01.2005

I have a '96 Ford Windstar. When I go to the convenience store in the winter, my wife and daughter usually wait in the car. Because it's cold out, I leave the heater on to keep them warm. One time...

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Help: My gas tank was gushing like Ol' Faithful at the pump!

07.01.2005

I was pumping gas today, and it generally costs around $35 to fill my tank. Today, the meter went up to $40, and I thought it was because the price of gas went up again. But since I only had $40, I had...

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What's the safest way to discourage tailgaters?

07.01.2005

Help! My wife will either kill me or divorce me based on your answer to the following question.

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True or False: Do diesel engines need warming up?

07.01.2005

My neighbor warms up his diesel F250 pickup truck every morning for 20 minutes. He says he is "protecting" his investment, as he just got a new $5,000 engine. I say he is killing his neighbors. I can't find anything on the...

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I'm buying my first car: Scion or Beetle?

07.01.2005

I am 25 years old and buying a car for the first time in my life, and I live in a city. I am trying to decide if it would be better to buy a new Scion xA or a Certified...

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Could the valet have really caused $10k worth of damage to a Porsche engine?

07.01.2005

Please respond ASAP! A late-'90s special edition Porsche was driven down a ramp. At the end of the ramp are two speed bumps, 2 feet apart. The first bump is made of concrete and the second one is hard rubber...

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Which has more traction: slicks or treads?

07.01.2005

My roommate and I have been arguing about tire traction. I said that a racing slick (or just a bald tire) has more traction in a dry environment, and is able to stop a vehicle faster on a dry road...

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