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Today: What's a CHMSL and How Do We Fix It?

09.04.2014
The upper light cover on the back hatch of Brenda's Subaru Outback needs to be changed, but Brenda can't figure out how. This is the only fixture not covered by the owner's manual. Learn what's special about this particular light, and what any of this has to do with acronyms right here. 

The Case of the Disappearing Dashboard Lights

10.03.2013
Steve is a private eye, but there's one case he hasn't been able to crack--the dashboard lights in his surveillance van flicker on and off while he's driving. Can Tom and Ray solve this mystery? How much scratch will Steve have to lay down to fix his little problem? Ever wonder what private eyes drive nowadays? Find out, right here. 

Who's Right About Fog Lights?

07.03.2012
Fred thinks his brother-in-law's constant headlight use is dangerous and annoying to other drivers, not to mention destroying his gas mileage. Not ones to pass up on a brotherly dispute, Tom and Ray jump into the fray. Should Fred back down, or  will Tom and Ray give him the green light to keep hassling his poor brother-in-law?

Today: can Tom and Ray help Margi get her brake lights working?

12.01.2009
I have a 1997 Plymouth Breeze with 110,000 miles on it. I changed the brake-light bulb in the passenger-side taillight, and now none of the lights in that taillight works. When I turn on my right blinker, the indicator on the dashboard...

Just when should you use your emergency flashers?

09.01.2008
This has been an ongoing disagreement with my wife and others: When you pull to the side of the road for ANY reason OTHER than an EMERGENCY ("emergency" defined as: vehicle trouble, flat tire, heart attack, etc.), should you use...

How to diagnose a problem that only happens first thing in the morning?

04.01.2008
We have a 2002 L300 V-6 Saturn. The turn signals will not work in cold weather (below 30 F) until the car has been driven and therefore warmed. The hazard lights will work, however. The dealer says that he doesn't know what...

What's your take on "night vision" or Xenon headlights for improved nighttime visibility?

02.01.2004
Do you believe that xenon fog lights or headlights or Cadillac's night vision will help to solve the problem of impaired vision at night not caused by cataracts I am a senior citizen who's having difficulty with roads that are...

Do fog lights work?

02.01.2002
Do fog lights work Do they help you see through the fog or do they just light up the fog Are yellow fog lights better than clear fog lights Should they be mounted low on the vehicle to search forth...

Is it possible to install one of those old foot-operated dimmer switches in a modern car?

04.01.2000
I got my first driver's license in New York City in so I've been driving for a while In those years cars were heavy and primitive but they all had one feature in common that I miss a foot-operated dimmer...

What can I do to be alerted that my turn signals are still on, short of getting a hearing aid (not an option)?

05.01.1998
Do you know of any device that would alert someone that the directional lights are still blinking I have a hearing deficit please don't suggest a hearing aid and I know the blinking is annoying and perhaps dangerous to other...

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