4Nov

Should I warm up my car in winter?

In this series of Q&A posts we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. This week we answer the question "should I warm up my car in winter?"

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21Oct

Why does my car backfire?

By Parkside Motors / October 21, 2015 / From The Mailbag / No Comments

In this series of Q&A posts we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. This week we answer the question "why does my car backfire?"

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6Oct

Why does my car burn oil?

By Parkside Motors / October 6, 2015 / From The Mailbag, Tips / 1 Comment

In this series of Q&A posts we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. This week we answer the question "why does my car burn oil?"

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24Sep

Why does my car shut off while driving?

By Parkside Motors / September 24, 2015 / From The Mailbag / No Comments

Loss of power to parts of your vehicle can cause a wide variety of problems, and they represent common diagnostic issues that we deal with every day at the shop. One unusual happenstance, though, is when a client complains of a vehicle that loses power while in motion. It can happen on a busy street or an intersection, and no matter where it occurs, it can be very disconcerting.

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31Aug

Light Flicker Explained

By Parkside Motors / August 31, 2015 / Articles, Tips / No Comments

One interesting phenomenon of car ownership is headlight flicker. It can happen from time to time for a variety of reasons and it can leave the owner frustrated and confused about what is causing it and how big of a deal it is. Here are three causes, and three solutions to get you sorted out.

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27Aug

Why is my steering wheel shaking?

In this series of Q&A posts, we are using google’s autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. Today we are solving the mystery of the shaking steering wheel. Click and all will be revealed.

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10Aug

Choose the Right Jumper Cables

Our previous post on how to properly boost a dead battery has lead us to another important topic. It is a really good idea to take a moment when you are choosing what type of jumper cable to buy to keep in your trunk. Not everyone needs to buy the most expensive cables, but there are a few good rules of thumb to help you choose wisely and get exactly what you need.

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5Aug

My Car Tire Has a Bubble, Help!

A bubble in the sidewall of your tire can really only mean one thing. Click here to read how it got there and how to fix it.

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19Jul

Should I Use The Parking Brake In My Auto Trans Car?

In this instalment of "From the Mailbag" Andrew Kralt settles a civil disagreement about the use of the parking break in automatic transmission vehicles. It is nice to see things settled, once and for all.

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24Jun

Why does my car’s air conditioner smell?

In this series of Q&A posts, we are using google’s autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. Today we are answering questions about smelly air conditioners with some DIY tips to sort it out in a jiffy.

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10Jun

Why doesn’t my car’s air conditioner work?

The summer is here, and after months of sitting of idle, my air conditioner is not blowing any cold air, why? Andrew Kralt weighs in on the common and not so common reasons your A/C is on the fritz.

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3Jun

Why does my car battery keep dying?

In this series of Q&A posts, we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. This week we tell you everything you need to know about battery drain.

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20May

My car sounds like an airplane. Why?

In this series of Q&A posts, we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. This week we answer the question "why does my car sound like an airplane?"

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14Apr

Why does my car shake?

In this series of Q&A posts, we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them each a definitive answer. This week we do a differential diagnosis on vehicle shake, why it happens, and how to fix it.

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31Mar

Why does my car smell like rotten eggs?

I this series of Q&A posts, we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them all a definitive answer. This week's question: "Why does my car smell like rotten eggs?"

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27Mar

Why won’t my car start?

I this series of Q&A posts, we are using google's autocomplete function to find the most commonly asked questions about cars and giving them all a definitive answer. This week's question: "Why won't my car start?"

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