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Be Careful Not to Dismiss Knocking as 'Bad Gas'

I love your column, and thanks for helping us all out with the poltergeists in our cars! I have a 2018 Chevy 2500HD Silverado with a 6.0 V8 and the tr ...

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No Good Answers in GMC's Slipping Transmission

I recently purchased a new 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck. I have had GM products for over 50 years and am finally having problems.

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Jeep has a Mysterious Appeal to the Risk-Averse

Have I lost my mind? I'm in love with the Jeep Wrangler. It makes no sense -- poor mileage, lousy ratings in the consumer magazines -- and yet it's th ...

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Don't Ruin Road Trip Every Last Mile From Toyota

Get ready for this! I'm going to take my 92-year-old dad on a six-week, gazillion mile trek from one side of the country to the other, then back again ...

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Service Shop has Ridgeline Owner Rethinking Repair

The left CV boot on my 2007 Honda Ridgeline is leaking. There's a 3-inch-diameter spot of grease on the garage floor.

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Outdoors May be Costing You And the Environment

Many people where I live in California leave their empty rooftop bike/surfboard/kayak racks on their cars all the time. They're either too lazy to rem ...

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Toyota's Rusty Frame Maybe More Than Meets the Eye

I just picked up this pristine, one-owner 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser with 25,000 miles that lived outside in Newport News, Virginia. The body is fantastic ...

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Complete Answer When Asking for Oil Blends

I really like the way you support us older gals who have to deal with car repair issues in a male-dominated industry. My question concerns how to keep ...

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Options for Carless Folks Looking for Rides

I recently gave up my Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XLE when my lease was up. I am now without my own car for the first time since 1955.

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Not All RVs Are Created Equal

My mom's 100th birthday is next month, and I'd love to be there for it. She lives in New York. I'm in Ohio. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, I'm st ...

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