Every couple of months I hear about a major automobile recall. It's good that auto manufacturers take responsibility for defects in their products, but you have to wonder why they seem to be happening so frequently. So while I was … [Read more...] about Vehicle Recall: Seven Months and STILL Waiting For The Parts
The last two weeks have brought lower than normal temperatures, and a handful of light snowfalls. I noticed our van, which we purchased in January, was sliding quite a bit when I slowed at intersections, but just figured it was normal winter driving … [Read more...] about Rotate Your Tires, Or Pay The Price
After my adventure with my broken down car, I had a dead car battery sitting in my garage that was still under warranty, but the Sears automotive center that I purchased it from in my city had recently closed. I could, however, return it … [Read more...] about The Car Breakdown Saga Part 3: Returning the Battery
The needed repair for my broken down car wasn't as bad as I had feared. It wasn't the alternator after all, it just needed a new battery. After a quick stop at my insurance company's office to get reimbursed for the tow, the whole … [Read more...] about Car Fixed, But What Should I Do With This Extra Battery?