READER NEEDS HELP CHOOSING A MIDLIFE CRISIS CAR

02.01.2010

Guys -- you probably have been asked this before, but here it goes anyway. I am 46 years old, divorced for two years, recovered financially, and I am ready to purchase a new car. This purchase would not be out of...

Comments


SHOULD DRIVER INVESTIGATE DEALER MISHAP FURTHER

02.01.2010

I have a 2003 Toyota Prius, which has gone 67,000 miles. I always take it to the dealer, and recently had it there for its 65,000-mile service. After a fairly long wait, the service manager came to me to tell me that...

Comments


Today: Click and Clack weigh in on lead weights.

02.01.2010

It turns out that lead wheel weights are the biggest source of lead in California's waterways. There is a bill that would ban them in favor of safer alternatives, especially stainless steel. My question is, Exactly what do wheel weights...

Comments


Today: What to do if unintended acceleration happens to you.

02.01.2010

Recently, there was a large recall of Toyotas because the gas pedal could get stuck on the floor mat and cause the car to keep accelerating wildly. Yesterday the pedal got stuck in my 2008 Honda Accord. What should you do...

Comments


Could a foreign object really get into the insides of an engine?

02.01.2010

My daughter bought a 2005 Kia Sorento nine months ago, and was given an extended warranty by the dealership. A week ago, it started running badly, so she took it back. The technician said two cylinders were not working. He said...

Comments


Today: find out why Tom put Filippo Berio Olive Oil on his windshield.

02.01.2010

We had a big snowstorm this week. Not wanting to scrape the ice off my windshield, the night before the storm I looked around for something to put under my wipers to keep the ice off. Unable to come up...

Comments


Should Art get his TV up and running in his conversion van?

02.01.2010

My problem is my 1995 Chevy High-Top Conversion Van model G20. I am a fanatical sports fan. I never miss a football or baseball game. I also do a lot of RV-ing, so I spend a lot of time on the...

Comments