Can Gasoline "Go Bad" in Hybrids?

06.09.2016

If your hybrid doesn't use the engine much, is it possible for the gasoline to "go bad" over time? Ray injects some know-how into the question.

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A Noisy Honda Has Maggie Stumped

06.07.2016

A mysterious horn-like sound has Maggie and the mechanics baffled. We sound off on the matter.

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When is Replacing An Air Filter a Dirty Sales Trick?

06.01.2016

Gary's mechanic says his air filter is filthy after only 5,000 miles. Is this possible--or a sales gimmick?

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Testing a Broken Windshield Hypothesis

05.31.2016

Alex is looking for a scientific explanation for three cracked windshields in the family Sienna. 

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Is Battery Life a Deal-Breaker on a Prius?

05.26.2016

Lois wants a new Prius and needs to know if the battery will go the distance. 

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Applying Some Smarts to a Failed Fourtwo Repair

05.24.2016

Is Bonnie's Smart dealership giving her the runaround when it comes to fixing her runabout? 

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The Mysterious "We'll Just Clean It Up For You" Part of Car Buying

05.19.2016

You've plunked down your money on the new car, and now the dealer says that they're "getting it ready for you". What's reallly going on back there? 

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What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016

Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

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What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016

Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

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Troubleshooting a Troublesome Fan

05.12.2016

Steve's got a Chrysler 300C with automatic temperature control--but the fan seems to be fading fast. What are his options?

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Classic or "Modern Classic" for a New Driver?

05.10.2016

Nancy's daughter wants a classic for her first car. How old can it be and still have some safety features?

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How to Check Locking Hubs for Binding

05.05.2016

Michael thinks the locking hubs on his Tacoma may be binding. Here's how to check them out before they check out.

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How to Check Locking Hubs for Binding

05.05.2016

Michael thinks the locking hubs on his Tacoma may be binding. Here's how to check them out before they check out.

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Is this "Millennial" Falcon a Safe Bet?

05.04.2016

Can an older car be upgraded to more modern safety standards? Ken's friend has his sights set on an older Ford Falcon. Is it family car material?

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A Slow-Shifting Skylark: A Lesson on Older Automatic Transmissions

04.28.2016

A sluggish transmission on a vintage car is a teachable moment on how old automatics work.

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