During my time as a driver manager with a fleet of 40 vehicles, I have noticed that some of our vans have developed catalytic converter problems. The most recent was a 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan (with 123k miles) which developed a check engine light with a P0420 code. The local mechanic told me it was…
Category: Question of the Day
Whose responsibility was it?
A company driver was driving a crew alongside the railroad tracks two weeks ago, when one of the crew members told him to drive on the other side of the railroad tracks. It was dark that night and snow covered most of the ground. So, when the driver crossed to the other side and drove…
QOTD #59: What wheels will fit on a 1984 Pontiac Fiero?
You may be surprised which makes and models supply the best fitting rims for your Pontiac Fiero. And they are not all American brands…
QOTD #58: How good is your gas mileage?
Whenever I buy a new car, I like to see what kind of gas mileage I get. If the car has a trip computer that makes the test easier. But I still like to write down the miles on the odometer and fill up the tank to get an accurate reading. I have yet to do that…
QOTD #57: How do I sell my car?
Chances are you may be thinking about selling your car or trading it in. But how can you sell your car for the most amount of money? Whether you sell it to a private party or trade the car in at a car dealership, you should consider a few tips before putting the car up…
QOTD #56: Have US car companies finally caught up?
Are Americans making good cars again?
QOTD #55: How about a Honda V12 for your next race?
The 1.5L (92 cu in) Honda V12 engine had 48 valves and produced about 230 hp in racing trim.
QOTD #54: Which is the most reliable Jaguar model ever built?
This kind of question is always interesting. In all honesty, this usually becomes more of a popularity contest. My favorite Jag was the silver 1982 XJ-S V12. It was an awesome car to drive and one I wish I had been able to keep. But ask me which one has been the most reliable and…
QOTD #53: What Right Hand Drive options are available in northeastern Ohio?
If you had to drive your own Right Hand Drive vehicle to deliver the mail, what would you do? From what I can see, there are only two viable options.
QOTD #52 : How much can a 2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 tow?
According to the 2006 USA Edition D Operator’s Manual M-Class, “the maximum permissible gross trailer weight to be towed is 5000 lbs.”