Do you need four or six? Tom and Ray chime in on the Great Cylinder Debate.

10.01.2007

I am in the process of buying a new Subaru Outback. My question is: Do I need to get the six-cylinder model, or does the four-cylinder engine in this year's models have enough get-up-and-go to be sufficient? I hate...

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How can Linda get the putrid stink out of her daughter's car?

10.01.2007

When my daughter arrived home from college, she came home with a terrible odor in her car. She said that the week before school was out, she went to class and when she came out and got into her car...

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Is it possible to burst a tire from too much air pressure? Find out.

10.01.2007

Is there any way the tire pressure can increase without manually filling the tire? I was driving from Flagstaff, Ariz., to Tucson, and 30 minutes from Tucson, the tread blew off the front driver's side tire. The tire guy tested...

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Crying over spilt milk? Robert is! Hear his automotive-dairy saga-- and Tom and Ray's answer.

10.01.2007

Hi. I have a Volvo station wagon, and last week I spilled about a half-gallon of milk in the back. The back seats were folded down because I had my dogs in the car. When I went to clean up...

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Richard's got a road-trip looming, with a Jeep that hasn't been touched in a year. Should he take any special precautions?

10.01.2007

I am a jet engine mechanic ("Jet Mech") in the Air Force and have been overseas for one year now. This is quite a common problem for all of us in the armed forces. I am due to return to...

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Will towing a pop-up trailer be tranny suicide for a certain Toyota Camry? Find out.

10.01.2007

I own a 1992 Toyota Camry Wagon V6 automatic with 150,000 miles on it. Recently, I installed a trailer hitch so I could mount a bike rack back there. As I was standing there admiring the way the bikes easily went on...

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Which would you pick, the high-end used car, or the low-end new car? Tom and Ray help Tim make the call.

10.01.2007

I am in the market for a newer car. My girlfriend says I am too mature (I'm 61) for my '96 Miata, and I should be driving something in my maturity range, if not my price range. I plan to spend...

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Can snow tires go all-season?

10.01.2007

My daughter is moving to North Carolina to go to school, and she has brand-new snow tires on her car. Is it safe to drive snow tires in the summer? She needs the money for school instead of buying new...

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