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Refill of coolent
This is a little odd given the age of the vehicle as it should not be too low on coolant this soon, however there are numerous reasons this may happen. A common problem is a slow leak or potentially some...
Good afternoon. How are you today? Do you work in the New Orleans area? I was just wondering about bringing my Audi to the dealer
By law, you can have your vehicle serviced wherever you like. When it comes to a service like an oil change, so long as the oil and filter used meet or exceed Audi recommended specifications - which can be found...
Remove a wired tracking device
These trackers are typically what they call "plug-and-play" type devices and can usually just be unplugged if you know where it's located. Depending on how it is connected, it should be simple to remove. If you are unsure about how...
How do you activate or deactivate the Auto Lock feature on 2016 Q5?
Settings like this usually will require either the VAG-COM tool and expertise programming the vehicle. I would consult the dealer in order to have this done.
Installing a backup camera
Hello. If you do not want the warranty voided or extra charges after the lease is up then make sure you only get a surface mount system and do not let any holes be drilled in the car for the...
I want to replace my stock low beam bulbs to Hids. My question is if my vehicle has two seperate bulbs? or one bulb?
Hello, for your 2016 Chevrolet Malibu there are 2 separate bulbs. Converting the daytime running lights to LEDs, and converting the high-beams to HID is pretty popular. HID light bulb/igniter assemblies can be purchased without having to replace the whole...
Where's vehicle speed sensor B ?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Hyundai Azera. There isn't a certain answer for the sensor B. Here is the basic diagnostic route of trouble code P2159 to help you better understand the issue. If you'd like assistance with...
Installing a trailer hitch requires cutting out a piece of the underbody trim panel.
Hello, thanks for writing in. Personally, if it was my new car I would check to see if there is another different trailer hitch on the market that does not require cutting any trim panels. If there is no other...
Body repair
If you say there is no harm done to your lights then I wouldn't repair or replace anything. It is your call as the owner if you want to have your bumper replaced though. If you are beginning to experience...
looking to buy a 2016 Mazda 6 but concerned about the repair cost of the" I loop" fuel system and other unknown costly repairs. I
All issues that appear to be common throughout a particular model would be something of concern. I would recommend having any vehicle that you are considering purchasing thoroughly inspected by a professional. If you'd like, a certified YourMechanic technician can...
the dealer just resurfaced my routers and it's only 6 months old and 3,000 miles. Does this seem right?
This is absolutely not normal and is cause for concern. Your brakes under normal circumstances should have lasted you at least 40,000 miles. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to perform a brake inspection....
Is it safe to drive with a misfiring cylinder?
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your Jeep Wrangler. I would recommend getting it checked before going away on your trip. The misfire code may be a problem with the variable valve system or the ignition system. With this...
Rattle in exhaust then a puff of smoke
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would assume that the vehicle is still under the factory warranty. It would probably be best to take it to the dealership to have it looked at under warranty. It sounds like there may...
Will I need to change my brake fluid?
Hello. Your emergency brake is not dependent upon using brake fluid as your normal front and rear stopping brakes are. The emergency brake is typically a brake drum with a cable. The damage may not be too bad given the...
Mudguard destroyed under my left front bumper
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2016 Hyundai Accent. You will be ok driving it around. Your mudguard does not serve a critical function that would otherwise prevent you from driving your car safely. If you'd like some peace...
Preferred oil for a 2016 Chrysler 200
The type of oil that should be used for a specific application depends largely on the driver's driving habits, the environment in which the car is driven, the mileage on the car's engine, and the limits that the engine may...
Fuel pump running with car off
Hello. A fuel pump that stays on when the ignition is turned off can be caused by a few things. If you do not believe that the behavior is normal, then it may be possible that the the ignition switch...
Car AC - 2016 Hyundai I20
Hey there. This model seems to have received the least-effective AC of any of the Hyundai models in your market. Whether it's the too-small engine, vents that only help the front seat passengers, and so on. Start with having a...
volkswagon is buying back my diesel and am thinking of buying an audi A 3 but nervous about cost to own. why is the oil change so
The A3 oil change is a bit more expensive because it has a turbo-charged engine. The turbocharger utilizes exhaust gas energy to drive a compressor for intake air for the engine, and experiences very high temperatures. This requires the use...
My car is only yielding 11km/liter - what should I do?
Hello. A 2016 Impreza 2.0 should yield 28 mpg city 37 mpg highway. If it is only yielding 11 KM/L at 120 KM/PH then there is likely an issue with the vehicle, as it should be yielding close to 15...

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