You just headed out to work or the store when you noticed it: a noise you’ve never heard before, coming from somewhere under the hood of your car. Or maybe it wasn’t a noise; maybe it was just something… not right. You know you’re going to have to take your [...]
When the mercury begins its annual climb toward triple digits, there’s nothing more important to you than an air conditioner that works well. And, even if you think your car’s air conditioner is doing its job, an annual spring checkup is usually a good idea. Generally that includes checking the [...]
When your car needs repairs, you want two things: You want it fixed right, and you’d like to have it done as cheaply as possible. It’s a reasonable desire. So you might be tempted to try checking prices from various repair shops when you need work done. It sounds logical, but [...]
If you happened to find yourself paging through your car’s owners manual — a good idea, by the way — you may have noticed that it recommends replacing your car’s timing belt as a maintenance item. And, if you checked with your local repair shop, you may have discovered that [...]
Since replacing the plugs is no longer an annual service, most vehicle manufacturers stopped making them accessible. Today, replacing the plugs may require removing the intake manifold and a lot of other work to reach them. Back in your parents’ day — or yours if you’re really old — a [...]
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