Maintenance & Repairs

Is this a valid legal case?

Ill make this brief and straightforward. Bought a new 2017 car a year ago. Got into an accident which was my fault, caused severe damage to my radiator. Geico covered the repairs. Had multiple ins ... show more
0 answer · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Is it better to buy a base model car and customize it, or a Higher end car with all the good stuff?

Like say the 2019 Honda Civic LX: I put on black rims LED headlights Leather seat covering Buy a GPS Or spend almost an additional $10 000 on the Touring that has all those stuff and more? ... show more
0 answer · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Car in extreme cold with no antifreeze. Any damage from NOT being driven, but just sitting?

Scenario: a car that is not really being driven in the winter, sitting in extreme cold, and leaking antifreeze pretty rapidly. I understand how to fill it by pouring antifeeze directly into the radia ... show more
0 answer · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Torque valve cover bolts to 43 - 78 inch-lbs? What does that mean exactly?

I'm about to replace the valve cover gasket on a 1999 Miata. I have all the parts needed and the proper tool to torque the bolts in inch-pounds. The only part of the process I am confused abo ... show more
0 answer · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

What does it mean if a car lost its engine compression after the timing belt snapped?

My spare car, a 2012 Holden Cruze / Chevrolet Optron/ Daewoo Lacetti, had cut its timing belt after one of the pulleys was not tightened properly and had moved away from its original position, resulti ... show more
0 answer · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

What problem could keep the car out of use for a week?

Weird question but what problem could keep a car out of action for 5-7 days? A co worker has been asking people around the office for people to lend them their car. She knows I have two cars (My par ... show more
17 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Is It Okay to Use Emergency Brake When Parking?

Is it okay to use the emergency brake when parking, to save on the wear and tear of the parking brake?
20 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

How Many miles can I really go without an oil change?

2016 Jeep Patriot with 45,000 miles on it. Manual says 3000 miles
20 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

I have a 2018 Ford Explorer, my interior dome light stays on when door is open. I want it to remain off at all times. How do I fix it?

There is a button on the headlight nob switch that allows it on and off while in the car. I dont want light to be on when i park, open the door to gather things at night. I dont want people to have a ... show more
14 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Why do autoinsurances raise your premium when changing address?

I'm going to switch insurance again!
15 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago

Should i put gas in my car?

Tomorrow it is suppose to be only 8 degrees Fahrenheit and i have less then a half tank of gas. Will it be fine or should i get gas know?
20 answers · Maintenance & Repairs · 2 months ago