Tire Shop vs. Owner's Manual: Which is Right?


Mike's owner's manual for his Ford F-150 specifically says not to jack up the truck by its rear differential when changing a tire. But when Mike took the truck in to the tire shop, that's exactly what the guys did.


What Happened to Tamerlyn's Transmission?


One of Tamerlyn's transmission lines blew out and she wants to know why. Tom and Ray first offer their condolences, and then explain how these lines work, and what can cause them to fail, right here. 


Today: How to Get Grease Stains Out of Clothes


Kenneth does his own car repairs and wants to be prepared for the inevitable moment where he accidentally wipes his greasy mitts on his pants. Tom and Ray's degreasing recommendations, this way.


Counting Mileage: A Case of Prius Syndrome


Today Tom and Ray counsel Pat through a case of "Prius Syndrome." Ever since getting his Prius, Pat has become obsessed with mileage but he's noticed that the dashboard reports that he's doing 3-4 mpg better than his old fashioned pencil and paper calculations indicate.


Today: Fix for Bill's Leaky Sunroof?


The aftermarket sunroof in Bill's Pontiac GTO leaks in heavy rains and at the carwash. Tom and Ray say there are a couple things he can check before he settles for having a GTO that's half full. Find out what Tom and Ray say, right here.


Dealer vs. Independent Mechanic: AC Trouble


Steve's Honda Civic needs some work done to his AC. The Honda dealer said the compressor is shot, but Steve's local mechanic thought it might just be some faulty sensors. Find out who Tom and Ray think is right, plus how Steve can find out, right here. 


Today: Are Some GPS Services Better Than Others?


Susie got a new car and she's noticed that the factory-installed GPS has been sending her the long way or the wrong way to already-familiar destinations. Now she doesn't trust it to get her places. She's tried adjusting the settings, to no avail. What gives?


Who's to Blame for Tire Sensor Malfunction?


Mir's tire-pressure warning light has been coming on ever since he had his tires replaced. His mechanic says the tire pressure is fine, and he should just drive it and the problem will fix itself.