Jul 26, 2012
Someone once told David never to turn on the Air Conditioner at highway speeds, and he's been faithfully following this advice for 40 years. Now he worries that he's got it all wrong. Can Tom and Ray explain what's really going on when you fire up the AC?
Jun 14, 2012
Richard is considering switching to synthetic oil but the sales clerk warned him that once he goes synthetic, he'll damage his engine if he tries to go back to regular or even blended oil. Tom and Ray think this is a bunch of baloney. Read their highly plausible explaination right here.
Oct 01, 2010
I got an e-mail this morning from our company's internal security department about locking your car with the remote key fob. The memo cites the story of a woman in a shopping center who noticed two guys in a car...
Dec 01, 2009
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Nov 01, 2005
Why do I keep hearing that you should never allow two vehicles to touch while jump-starting one of the vehicles? I recently e-mailed a local radio-show host here in my area who does an auto-repair show on Tuesday evenings, but...
Jul 01, 2005
My neighbor warms up his diesel F250 pickup truck every morning for 20 minutes. He says he is "protecting" his investment, as he just got a new $5,000 engine. I say he is killing his neighbors. I can't find anything on the...
Mar 01, 2004
Myth: Running low on gas will cause your car to suck up a bunch of debris from the bottom of the tank.
Please help me settle this debate with my dear husband Going to the gas station is a pleasant ritual for him where he gets coffee maybe a fat-saturated cholesterol-charged snack and kibitzes with the employees and other blue-collar workers who...