Honda

My Battery Dies in Cold

Dear Doctor: I have a 2012 Honda CR-V and the battery dies, especially in the cold, if I don’t use it for a few days. My local Honda center tested the charging circuit and found no problems, but the battery … 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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Methods for Clearing Out Engine Carbon Buildup

Dear Doctor: I have a 2009 Mini Cooper S with 72,000 miles. The check engine light says “engine malfunction.” Under a high load, a high engine load will result in damage to the catalytic converter. It sounds like I may … Continue reading

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Squealing Noise Getting the Neighbors Attention

  Dear Doctor: The right rear wheel of my 2005 Toyota Camry is making a scraping sound when driving forward, but not in reverse. My mechanic replaced the rotor with a high-grade ceramic pad, and replaced the rear calipers as … Continue reading

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Owner’s Transmission Needs Factory Overhaul

2013 Ford Focus

Dear Doctor: My daughter has a 2013 Ford Focus with 33,000 miles. She was driving in traffic when an indicator message said the transmission was overheating and to pull over immediately, so she did and had it towed to the … Continue reading

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1993 Honda Civic – water in trunk

Dear Doctor: I have two problems with my 1993 Honda Civic. First, with the cold weather the trunk gets really wet. How can I prevent this? Secondly, the car is burning too much gas lately. I was getting 30 miles … Continue reading

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2002 Honda Odyssey fuel, temperature gauges not working

Dear Doctor: My 2002 Honda Odyssey fuel and temperature gauges do not work properly. When the gas tank needle on the dash registers below half a tank the water gauge goes in the red. I already replaced the thermostat but … Continue reading

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