Diane's Del Sol was flooded up to its little hood. Is it toast?

08.01.2007

I was just in a flood, and my Honda Del Sol got flooded up to the hood latch. It was not running then, and I have not tried to turn it on since then. It was in the water for...

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Today: Maya gets a few tips for learning how to drive stick.

08.01.2007

My mom is teaching me how to drive her 2001 Honda Accord. It has a standard transmission. Actually, all the cars in our family have standard transmissions, so I am pretty much doomed to learn how to drive (I'm nearly 16) on...

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What could cause Marland car to overheat? Tom and Ray review the possibilities.

08.01.2007

I have a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire that continually overheats. Despite replacing the thermostat, the sensor that operates the radiator fan and the radiator itself, the car still overheats. Ironically, the faster I go, the less likely the car is to overheat...

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Does Dan's neighborhood hood-popper need to have his head examined?

08.01.2007

I just wanted to know if there is any long-term benefit to regularly opening the front hood of your car right after you park it. Is this a quick method to cool off the engine that will prolong its life...

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Can Tom and Ray help Fred extract a cell phone from his daughter's AC vents?

08.01.2007

My daughter has a uniquely equipped '91 Toyota Corolla. It now features a cell phone IN the air-conditioning unit! The car doesn't have louvers that direct the air, so the air comes through an open space on the dash. Anyway...

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Today: learn the signs and symptoms of worn out shocks and struts.

08.01.2007

I recently bought for my daughter a Ford T-bird from an acquaintance who bought it new kept it in great shape and only put miles on it When taking it for an oil change and inspection the shop suggested new...

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How did someone steal Carolina's car, without the slightest damage? Find out how it was done.

08.01.2007

My 1994 Honda Civic was recently recovered after it had been stolen about a month ago. My family and I are pretty perplexed as to how it got stolen. No windows were broken, the car was locked and the ignition switch...

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Can gum and varnish actually hold an aging transmission together?

08.01.2007

I have a 2002 GMC Envoy that just passed 100,000 miles. I have always been pretty conscientious about scheduled and preventative maintenance. The owner's manual recommends changing the transmission and filter at 100,000 miles. I have read and heard advice that if the...

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