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Could A Dirty Cabin Air filter Ruin My Blower Motor?

Well I have never seen this before and I thought would share it with you.  In the picture for this post you see a blower motor from a Toyota. One day all of a sudden the blower motor for this vehicle stopped working on a cold New England winter day.  There is never a good […]

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Congratulations Go Out To Sherrine Bourassa, She Won A Copy Of “If That Car Could Talk”!

The winner is Sherrine Bourassa ! Sherrine won a copy of my book “If That Car Could Talk” How to locate and maintain a good used car. I decided once I reached 100 “Likes” on my Facebook link to my website I would give away a book. I took all one hundred names on pieces […]

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Sharon M. Ask’s : Should A Used Car For Sale Have A Valid Safety Inspection Sticker?

Sharon told me that she was shopping for a used car and went to a used car lot and noticed that some of the cars on the lot for sale there had expired inspection stickers on them. Some had no inspection stickers at all She also said that some of the used cars had expired inspection stickers from other […]

A Big Thank You To Megan Scott of the Brattleboro Commons!

You can check out the latest story written about my book by Megan Scott of  the Brattleboro commons newspaper ” If That Car Could Talk”. You can see the article online HERE.

Can A Dirty Air Filter Reduce Fuel Mileage And Cause Engine Damage ?

Well with the cold weather that comes with winter you can expect a drastic drop in fuel mileage in itself. If you have a dirty air filter you can add approximately 15 to 20 % drop to that! You see it is all about air flow, that determines if  an engine can  run efficiently or not, it […]

Sam R. Ask’s : What is an outer tie rod end ? What does it do?

Well Sam you actually have a left outer tie rod end , and a right outer tie rod end. Each tie rod end is connected to an inner tie rod end and finally connected to the power steering rack. In the picture you will see an old tie rod on the left and a new […]

Surprise! You have got a flat tire, only to find out your spare tire is flat too!

Whats wrong with this picture? The spare tire was driven on flat. Let me ask you a question, and I do not want to come across as a wise guy but, I am trying to save you a little headache from forming. You get a flat tire and get the jack and spare tire out […]

Great gift idea for anyone you know who owns a car. Do you know anyone that does?

If you are looking for a last minute gift idea and you know someone that owns a car, or is constantly going through vehicles left and right “If That Car Could Talk” will be a great read for them. Or maybe you are a parent with a young adult in the household who will be […]