Car Ownership Advice

Car Ownership Advice

  • GM Dealerships Expand Out-Of-Warranty Repair Coverage

    Nothing is more frustrating than showing up at your local dealership's service department only to be told that the problem you are having with your vehicle is no longer......

  • Car Engine Smoking | Car Trouble

    Smoke from the tailpipe is not good news, but it does not necessarily mean the engine must be rebuilt. There are a few things that need to be done to determine the cause of smoke from an......

  • Reasons Your AC Won't Cool | AC Stopped Working

    Air conditioning is the process by which air is cooled and dehumidified. Basically, air conditioning systems operate on the principles of evaporation and condensation. The......

  • Mazda, Toyota, Cadillac and Chrysler Lead This Month's Recall Announcements

    Mazda Recalls Several large automakers have announced automotive recalls over the past few weeks, with hundreds of thousands of vehicles affected by......

  • What is a Bumper to Bumper Warranty?

    Comparing warranty coverage is just one of the many confusing parts of new car shopping. All new cars come with warranties directly from the manufacturer, to protect you from having to pay......

  • What is a Powertrain Warranty?

    As the car industry struggles to recover from its slump, manufacturers are getting more aggressive with their offerings. Finding the most comprehensive warranty coverage has always been an......

  • DOHC | Double Overhead Camshaft

    This acronym stands for Double Overhead Camshaft. Now if only you knew what a camshaft was in the first place – right? So, that is where we will start. An automobile camshaft translates......

  • Sweet smelling exhaust

    There are plenty of smells emanating from your car and some of them are perfectly normal, even if they are annoying. Other odors may be evidence of problems. Some automotive problems are accompanied by......

  • Accidentally putting diesel in a gas car

    If you have accidentally put diesel in a gas tank, it's natural to panic. Most people would be horrified, thinking they have done something majorly wrong. True enough, this is bad but......

  • What is Towing Capacity

    The towing capacity of a vehicle is an often misunderstood subject and as much as people don't want to believe it, it really is not just about horsepower. Most vehicles have enough power to tow a......