Will Water Harm the Power-Steering System?

01.12.2017

Craig goofed and added some water to his power steering system. Flushing it is easy--and might be worth putting on video.

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Selling a Car with an Open Recall

01.10.2017

Sue is selling a Toyota with an open airbag recall. Here's how to rehome it with a clear conscience. 

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Is Higher Octane Gas "Better"?

01.05.2017

Dee's car requires 87 octane gas according to the manufacturer. Here's why she may be wasting money filling it with premium.

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A Cooked Relay Leads to Frazzled Nerves

01.03.2017

The warning buzzer in Terry's Montero won't shut off. Finding the relay may quiet his commute.

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What Is Magnasteer, and Is It Necessary?

12.29.2016

David's 2002 Buick LeSabre needs a new rack and pinion. Does he have to stick with a Magnasteer replacement?

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Pushbutton Start Doesn't Always Do the Trick

12.27.2016

Paul's Accord has a push button start that requires some coaxing. It's under warranty--but how it's handled at the service counter helps down the road.

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David Needs Help with a Common Car Problem

12.22.2016

David tried fixing the usual culplrits and he still can't get his Buick's parking lights to work. The solution is easy if he knows where to look.

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Is It Time to Say Goodbye to a Faithful Truck?

12.20.2016

Lee's Toyota had 208,000 miles on it--when the odometer broke ten years ago. Should he keep his daily driver running, or let it go?

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How to Keep Your Presets during a Battery Swap

12.15.2016

If your car's battery gives up the ghost, here's how to preserve those radio presets and other electronic settings during the swap.

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This LeSabre Owner Is Looking for LeSolution to Overheating

12.13.2016

Thomas has an overheating Buick that has stumped several mechanics. Could the culprit be something simple?

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Uncomfortable Headrests Leave Driver in Awkward Position

12.08.2016

Ann wants to know if her 2015 Subaru's headrests can be swapped so she's not hunched over while driving.

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Why Is Mike's Ranger Not Warming up Properly?

12.06.2016

Mike's '92 Ford Ranger needed a thermostat, so the parts guy sold him one from a '75 Ford Pinto. It fits, but is it the reason the truck still won't warm up?

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There Is a Reason This Car Only Cost $5

12.01.2016

Sarah's son bought a stalling Nissan at a bargain price. Can he find the right repair to keep it a bargain?

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Did Dealer Lie about Replaced Hydraulic Lifters?

11.29.2016

Don got a bill for $3751 and he's not sure the work was done. If the lifters weren't fitted, how can he ensure his claim isn't aquitted?

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Does That Piece of Plastic Serve a Purpose?

11.24.2016

Alex removed the plastic panel just behind his front bumper after it started dragging. Does it do something vital, or can he just soldier on without it?

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