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Beige Buick Century in a residential intersection.

Why does my car tick after I turn it off?

Q: My 2002 Buick Century makes a steady ticking sound after I've been driving and stop the car. It seems to be coming from underneath the...

Front half of a black Lexus car.

What could trigger my car's 'check engine' light?

Q: I have a Lexus GS300, and the indicator light in the shape of an engine just came on. What does it mean?

A: The light...

Woman smiling and standing between white car door and car's interior.

4 maintenance tips to make your car last longer

Simple car-care basics can keep your vehicle running in good shape for years and save you money. But many car owners don't even get the oil...

White Ford truck with a jet ski loaded in the back.

My truck is losing engine coolant. What should I do?

January 21, 2013

Q: The engine on my Ford truck (F-350 Super Duty, 2006) loses engine coolant, and I observe excessive white smoke after starting and...

Gray Honda Accord parked in a driveway.

The common 'rattle' problem with Honda Accords

Q: My 2008 Honda Accord makes a rattling noise when I start the engine. The noise last for 2 or 3 seconds, and it only does it in the...

Blue sedan partially buried in a snow drift.

Checklist for winterizing your car

By Tom Musbach on September 25, 2012

As you plan to winterize your car, the first thing you should do is consult the maintenance schedule in the owner's manual for your vehicle. You...