Saturday, December 4, 2021
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Reader Question: Keep Jeep?

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Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Joe asks: My question regards a 2003 Jeep grand Cherokee. I bought it used a few years ago with 122,000 miles on it....

Traffic Stop Cautions… For Women

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Traffic stops are more stressful for women than for men - especially at night and especially when the stop takes place on some not-well-traveled road... and it's just you and the...

Comfortably Afford – vs. “Afford”

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How much can you afford to spend? This is the first thing and the most important thing you should think about before you get serious about shopping for a car - whether new...

The Price of Saaaaaafety

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One of the very real negatives of modern car design is that even very minor impacts can cause major damage to the car. Hit something in a late-model car at 10-20 MPH...

What VW Could Have Done

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If you've read my review of the just-launched (and butched-up) 2012 VWBeetle, you'll know how disappointed I was. It's not a bad car in the sense that it's well-built, not-ugly and...

Some More DIY Don’t Do’s… Learned the Hard Way

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Maybe you are thinking about doing some of the upkeep your car needs yourself. It's a great way to save some money - and can be very satisfying, too. But it's...

Avoiding the Corn Con

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It all started back in the '80s. If you're of a certain vintage, you may remember. In winter, they began to "oxygenate" - that is, adulterate - gasoline with additives such...

Part-Time vs. Full Time Electric Cars

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Hybrids are really part-time electric cars. They have battery packs and electric motors, like full-time electric cars - but they don't rely on them exclusively for propulsion, as a full-time electric car...

Reader Question: Coolant Control Valve Technology?

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Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply!  Big Grey asks: What do you think about replacing the old thermostat device in engines with the new Coolant Control Valve technology? I...

The Most Important Thing in the World . . .

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If you want your car to last as long as possible - if you want it to deteriorate as slowly as possible - there is one "secret" that will make it...
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