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To Idle or Not To Idle -- It All Depends
Be Careful Not to Dismiss Knocking as 'Bad Gas'
No Good Answers in the Case of GMC's Slipping Transmission
Jeep has a Mysterious Appeal to the Risk-Averse
Don't Ruin Road Trip Squeezing Out Every Last Mile From Toyota
Service Shop's Games has Ridgeline Owner Rethinking Repair
Outdoorsy Image May be Costing You -- And the Environment
No Soul Searching Required to Replace Older Kia
Toyota's Rusty Frame May be More Than Meets the Eye
Get a Full and Complete Answer When Asking for Oil Blends
Flickering Dash Lights May be an Easy Fix, No Zippo Required
Growing Options for Carless Folks Looking for Rides
For Road Trip to Mom's Birthday, Not All RVs Are Created Equal
Don't Ignore Check Engine Light on Rough-Driving Volvo
Buying a VW Beetle Could be a Dream Come True
When Checking Oil Levels, Temperature is Key
Strong Gasoline Fumes May Warrant a Trip to the Dealership
How Soon is Too Soon to Add Highway Miles to New Cars?
Rounding Up Slightly is Fine for Round, Strong Tires
Surprise! AC Problems are More Prevalent in Hot Weather
Element in Hand Likely Worth Two on the Used Car Lot
Low-tech and New Tech Options for Nudging Stopped Drivers
Stick with the Maintenance Schedule to Keep Suburban Moving
When it Comes to Headlights, Safety Outweighs Cost
For Cruiser's Squealing Problem, Look at the Driving Surface
Start-Stop Issue Puts a Damper on Super Subaru
Finding the Best Fit Means Getting In, Out and Behind the Wheel
Miata Owner Not a Fan of Metal Music
Prius Catalytic Converters the Target of an Unfortunate Trend
Skip Spark Plug Replacements at Your Own Risk
What Pushes Brake Pads Away?
Modern Seatbelts Lock and Load for Safety and Ease
Driving in the Time of COVID: Can Gas Go Bad?
Subaru Forester Issues May Start with the Clutch
A Pontiac by Any Other Name ... May Be the Same Car
Hot Weather, Long Drives Can Lead to a Temperamental Honda
Shift in Buyer Preferences Limits Manual Transmission Options
Spilling the Tea on an Irreproducible Experiment
Modern Engines Work Differently
Reliability isn't Everything
Reader Is on the Right Track
Why All the Boring Car Colors?
Reader Is Thwarted by Modern Fuel System Design
The Fast Lane Isn't for Cruising
Timing Belt: Rubber vs. Chain
Don't Give up on Your Car
This Truck's a Lemon
Mind Boggling Wiring Diagrams
We Might Need a Nobel Laureate to Solve This Problem
This Reader Is Getting Warmer
Belt and Hoses Might Need Replacing
Pros and Cons of Diesel Engines Have Changed over Time
Mind the Gap When Changing Out Spark Plugs
Is High Octane Gas Really Needed?
What's Not Too Big or Small, but Just Right?
Stalled in the Drive-thru
There Are Fruit Flies All over This Truck!
Ray Puts Some Rust Fears to Rest