Is a "crossover" like the Toyota Highlander a good choice to avoid SUV tippiness?

06.01.2007

I've always owned an "old lady" car (i.e., Pontiac Bonneville, Oldsmobile 88, Buick LeSabre). But I recently bought a 2007 Toyota Highlander. While I love the vehicle, I'm concerned about how easily SUVs "tip" over. I know there's a higher percentage...

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How do the new Honda oil-change gauges work? Find out.

06.01.2007

I recently bought a Honda Fit. I love the car, and the dealer even gave me a few hundred dollars for my Metro. I really like the Fit and want to take care of it. The Fit has a feature...

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Just what is the best way to brake, when headed towards a red light?

06.01.2007

If one anticipates stopping at 100 yards when the light ahead turns red, should one continue at speed and then press firmly one time when near the light to stop, should one intermittently and repetitively press firmly to slow down incrementally...

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What's the best way to get a used car checked out... when you and the car are in different cities?

06.01.2007

We all know you should have a competent, trustworthy mechanic check out a used car before you buy it. This works fine when you, the used car and your mechanic are all in the same city. But how can you...

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Is there a reason why Sally should splurge on the high end interior/exterior coating for her new Honda? Find out.

06.01.2007

I purchased a Honda Odyssey today, and the dealer tried to sell me a 1,200-dollar protective interior/exterior coating. I said no, but he said he would honor the offer till Monday. Should I buy this, or is it just...

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What's up with Lottie's slow fill-ups? Find out the cause.

06.01.2007

I have a 1998 Nissan Altima, and every time I put gas in the car, the nozzle clicks off, or the gas splashes back out like it's full. What is causing this? It is so irritating! I have to pump gas...

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Windows open or closed, when parked on a steamy summer day? Tom and Ray settle a marital debate.

06.01.2007

I have an ongoing "debate" with my hubby about whether or not to leave our car windows open slightly when it is really, really hot. One of us says we need to do this to keep the windows and windshield...

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From eggs to additives, Tom and Ray offer ideas to help Lynne plug a leak in her radiator.

06.01.2007

I recently found out that my '88 Subaru needs a new radiator because there is a place where it is spewing a small amount of water, causing my motor to overheat about every 7 miles. I asked my son if it...

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