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Advice for Winter Cold Battery, Fluids, Tires

I’m often asked what happens when we have a cold spell where the temperatures drop below freezing for a week or more. Here’s where basic maintenance is the most often overlooked. 1.) If your battery is three years or older, … Continue reading

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How to Manage Cold Engine, Transmission

Dear Doctor: I have a 2019 Dodge Challenger with the 5.7-liter and eight-speed automatic transmission with under 800 miles. On colder mornings after driving a mile or so, the rpm needle often surges back and forth between 1,200 to 1,500 … Continue reading

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Electrical Problems: Look for Parasitic Drain

Dear Doctor: I have a 2014 Jeep with the 5.7-liter Hemi engine that seems to have an ongoing electrical problem. When not driven for two or three days the battery goes dead. The dealer changed several electrical modules, but that … Continue reading

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Use Quality Parts for Ford Super Duty Brakes

Dear Doctor: I’m 74 years old and have always done the brake jobs on all my vehicles. I have a 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty gas engine truck with 50,000 miles. I replaced the brake calipers after they locked up. … Continue reading

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2019 LINCOLN NAUTILUS

2019 LINCOLN NAUTILUS Lincoln introduces the new 2019 Nautilus, a midsize luxury SUV delivering a powerful turbocharged engine range and a suite of advanced technologies designed to give drivers greater confidence on the road. Nautilus — the successor to Lincoln … Continue reading

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2019 AUDI Q8

2019 AUDI Q8 Combining the elegance of a coupe with the functionality of an SUV, the all-new 2019 Audi Q8 offers advanced connectivity, infotainment and driver assistance systems, combined with capable driving dynamics, to set a new standard as the … Continue reading

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2019 BMW 8 SERIES COUPE

BMW introduces the all-new BMW 8 Series Coupe for 2019. Initially available as the BMW M850i xDrive variant, the coupe makes its return to the U.S. after 20 years and writes a new chapter in the luxury sports coupe’s story … Continue reading

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