Austin, love your site man. Got a quick question for you if you have time to reply. My Toyota Corolla probably needs a new car battery, it was dead this morning and is about 4 years old now. I was wondering what brand name you would recommend I buy? I want the best I can […]
My mechanic says I have very little head gasket damage. he did a block test and says the color is still blue but not dark blue like it started out. did a pressure test and find a leak in the radiator… he wants $2000 for a new radiator and gasket job or $700 to use […]
I have a question for you Mr. Mechanic. My Toyota Camry, 2003 model seems to want to over heat when I sit in traffic for long periods of time or when idling with the A/C on high. My mechanic says I should replace my thermostat to solve this issue but I am questioning his ability […]
I have a Ford Fiesta Chicane that broke down a few months ago and required a new engine, so as you do when you want nothing else but to get back on the road, I purchased an engine and had it fitted by the local garage.
I’m an owner of a 1991 honda crx. I took my car to get repaired for an axle, and rotors and brake pads. I am now having a problem braking. The brake pedal goes all the way to the floor and nothing happens I have to use the emergency brake to stop.I was told by one of the mechanics that my brake line was not working correctly, then I was told that the master cylinder is the problem.
Thanks for your time – I have a 2001 VW Jetta that is having a intermittent starting problems. I have taken it to the dealer & they cannot duplicate the problem. Sometimes the car starts, however recently the car will turn-over but not start. The dealer checked the charging systems & they appear to be fine. I notice when you unlock & open the doors there is a small motor sound. Could the starting have something to do with this motor? I noticed that if the motor does not sound the car will not start?? Thanks in advance Jeff
I was just wondering if you might have any idea in this issue I’ve been having with my bad. I bought a 2006 Cadillac STS in February of this year, about a could days after having the car I hit a pot hole which dented my rim and damaged the this in my right front. […]
So it’s pretty cold outside now huh, and the heater in your car is not as hot as it should be…or not hot at all. I am starting to get tons of emails pouring in about this topic, it’s a “hot topic” right now. The heater core is like a small radiator located in your […]
Austin, how are you today sir. I just love your site and all the information you give…and for free. What a blessing you are to us. I have a question which I did not find an answer to on your site. My car, 2001 Honda Accord has an engine overheating problem that my mechanic can […]
I get a ton of email questions each day from my readers, and many of them have to do with exterior car like car wax and polish products. I am always testing new (and older) products to see what is working best today and if they are a good suggestion for my readers. This time […]
My 2008 Chrysler Sebring is experiencing a coolant leak under the engine, it does not run hot, but there are small spots of greenish liquid when I park after driving. I took it to Firestone because they changed the upper hose when I got a coolant service. They said the pressure test directed a problem […]
hi. i am a girl, so repairing my car i think will cost me more… i drive a 2001 Spyder eclipse. with 65,000. Every where i call gives me a stupid number. i know you are busy, but ok what are the average prices to these things…. and i read your articles about reading in between the lines when comparing to dealers and like midas. 1. tune-ups….does this include oil changes. 2. 60,000 service 3. timing belt 4. serpentine belt 5. front end alignment I just need prices on average and also what I should be asking in terms of what it includes when being done