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Why does my steering wheel jerk around after a jump start?

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While disconcerting that your steering wheel jerks violently from side-to-side, the solution is an easier fix than you might think If you've come across this...

Why is my Toyota making a noise at the back near the fuel tank...

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If you hear this weird noise coming from the back of your Toyota, even though it's been parked for hours, there's nothing wrong and...

Can I turn off simulated shifts in my 2018 or newer Toyota Corolla with...

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CVTs automatically operate at the most efficient gear ratio, so why fake shifts? And can I turn it off? 2018 and newer Toyota Corolla...

Does Irish Spring Soap keep away rodents for car storage?

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You've heard the old wives tale that Irish Spring Soap keeps away rodents, so should you cut up some soap when you store your...

What does engine pinging sound like?

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Even though modern engines are resistant to pinging, engine pinging or spark knock still happens. This is EXACTLY what you should listen for. If...
crayon smell Mercedes BMW VW Volvo SAAB

Why does my BMW, Mercedes, Volvo, SAAB or Volkswagen smell like crayons?

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If you've noticed a crayon-like chemical smell in your Euro model car, this is exactly what it is and what you can do about...
Oven Cleaner clean car parts

Is oven cleaner safe to clean and degrease car parts with?

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Oven Cleaner is an effective car parts cleaner but here are some potential dangers and safety tips you should know before attempting to clean parts with...
Sidewall indentation

I found a crease or fold on my tire sidewall. Is it still safe...

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If you're concerned about that crease or what looks like a fold on the side of your tire sidewall, I have some good news...
Harbor Freight Breaker Bar

How good is Harbor Freight’s 1/2 inch drive 18 or 25-inch breaker bar?

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You'll be surprised to learn that not only is Harbor Freight's 1/2 inch drive breaker bar in 18-inch or 25-inch lengths actually really good,...
Fram oil filter

Are Fram Oil Filters any good?

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If you're wondering if Fram Oil Filters are any good, it might surprise you just how good they are. Fram Oil Filters get a bad...
Honda Civic Si

What side is the gas tank and how do I fill up my Honda...

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Congratulations! You've bought a new (2016+) Honda Civic. Here's where your gas tank is and how to fill up your Honda Civic with gas. Q:...