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My 2003 Acura MDX recently began experiencing an engine problem that can be characterized by normal operation for a few miles and then sputtering until the engine begins to miss and will not go at all and acts as if it is in neutral. This same pattern is repeated if the vehicle is turned off and then the same problem occurs again. Do you have any ideas as ...
What car seat would you recommend for a 2001 Acura MDX?
What is the safest SUV/Crossover vehicle to have for a toddler?
Dear Patty: I got a re-built transmission installed for $3000 last July,although the neighborhood repair guy said he would install a new one he put a re-built transmission on the receipt. Despite this my malfunction indicator lamp still stays on. I have given up because I went to the Acura dealer for a diagnostic test and they said my car was fine, ...
Does Jody know if there has been a winner chosen for the Drivers Ed Contest?
I am looking to buy a first car for my 17 yr old daughter and have about 3k to spend. I need to find the ideal combination of safety, reliability, street cred and low(!) insurance. Do you have any advice - please.
Not purchase related, but looking for advice on how to better handle being a women GM in a company of 17 other Male GM's. JS
Hello, I am pres. of the board for Casa de los Angelitos. This is a home for pregnant girls in crisis. We are in desperate need of a video to show the new mothers the importance of having their babies buckled in a car seat at all times. Can you help?
I need a new timing belt. Which independent Acura repair places would you recommend?
What recourse might I have for a car I bought on Saturday (Pennsylvania) but that I discovered came with a higher than anticipated auto loan rate (10.24%) after I got the car home and read through the paperwork?
I WANT TO BUY YOUR CAR.PLEASE. TELL ME YOUR LAST PRICE. CAPT. JAMES.WILLY.
Are there any small cars that are short people friendly? The new "active restraint" headrests force my chin into my chest. I have looked at Subarus and the Fit. Thanks
If the experience of having to go purchase a replacement battery for your vehicle could be made better, what would you suggest?
Hi - please remove me from your mailing list. I have followed the instructions many, many times and I still get mail. Please help. Thank you.
My car does something strange after a few minutes of idling. The engine revs itself up and then down repeatedly. No one I have talked to knows what this could be. Can you help?
Dear askpatty.com, How do I get my automotive repair shop on your recommended list? I run a woman friendly shop. I have the nicest waiting room you will see plus a large clean restroom. I provide magazines with all sorts of subjects, sure to please everyone. I am the general manager and speak to all customers in a language that makes sense to them. I ...
My "check engine" light came on in my car also it said check TCS. What does this mean? and can I drive it to my repair man?
I am a paraplegic confined to a wheelchair. I live in Maseru Lesotho (Southern Africa) I would like to buy a car that is installed with a device that can lift the wheelchair from the driver*s seat to the boot. Can you assist?
Hi - I continue to receive emails from your site which I did not solicit. Can you please remove me from your email list. I*ve followed the instructions to unsubscribe and its never worked. I*ve asked on this forum as well. Please honor my request. Thank you.
My car is making a grinding noise in the back two tires. Do you think its the rotors or rear brakes?
My dream is to one day own my own junkyard and body shop sitting on my own land. I wanted to know if there are any female owned junkyards? How they got started? How I could get in touch with them for some advice?
how to get better leverage?
Call Phil Cohen at Metro Lexus in Cleve.Ohio @ 216-201-2118 or email me more info @ philip - cohen@metrolexus.com the mark is an underscore mark. Thank you, PHC
I need to finance a car but I have extremely bad credit and only 1,000 down payment, what do you recommend?
Should I buy or lease? I drive about 25,000 miles a year? Thank you. Maria
Ah, you are a God-send! I just read about you in the Providence Journal. I*m a single woman, retired and don*t have any family or male friends to help me with car buying. I*ve been wishing there was someone I could go to to help me with this big financial decision. I looked up female friendly dealers and there are none with in 50 miles. Here*s the ...
Is there anywhere I can go to get a quote without talking to a salesman? Ugh! Joan
Have you heard of a company called SSR (sprayless scratch removal), if so any thoughts would be helpful. My husband and I own an automotive mobile paint company and are looking to add more services. Thank you, Stacey West
I registered to be able to get the Adobe documents, and the system keeps bringing me back to the register to view documents field. Please advise.
Patty...I am thinking of starting an automobile oil change service business....need tips of start up????
Hi, My name is Larry Bailin. I am a bestselling Internet marketing author. I also am the CEO of one of the top Internet marketing company*s in the nation. I have quite a few car dealer clients and I really like your service. I*d like to discuss a partnership where my team can re-sell your services. Can someone please email me contact ...
We cannot get the dealer to mail the title to our grandson who is away in college. We bought the car (an Acura) from Castle Used Cars on Rt. 13 in New Castle, DE around the XMas Holiday. My grandson's name is Brandon Bachman and is at the Univ. of Central Florida. It is April and he still does not have the title or the car registered etc. Still getting ...
About 8 weeks ago,I hired for one week because i wanted to use it for a small holiday with my family. A friend of mine asked me whether we could hire it together because he had some few things he wanted to do; so we decided incase i wasnt using the car he could use (for a short period of one or two hours). So my name was on the car rental contract (i was ...
How to obtain used car maintenance history? How might I best go forward? Would you consider giving me a couple pointers? I really appreciate your help.
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Hello Patty, Well our family needs a new car and we only have 1000 dollars in our account. Our credit is pretty bad but our income okay. We need a car for our four kids what should we do. How do we negotiate with small amount of money? My husbands job just cut down his hours and we need a car for the family . Any advice on trying to close a deal?
I am a first time car buyer. I am looking for an all wheel drive car. What cars are best for me? Also, what should I do to prepare for looking at cars?
I own a 30 ft Class A Storm by Fleetwood Motorhome. I need to have some mechanical work done but do not know who to trust. Can you help me with this problem?
How do i go about getting sponsorship for Natividad Soto first female latina race car driver?
This may not be the right place on the site to ask this question, but here it goes . . . My friend is thinking about starting a car repair business that will be geared toward women. I am researching whether this will be a viable option for her and what she needs to do to get started. Do you have any suggestions on model business plans or on any other ...
I need to replace a timing belt and the mechanic recommended replacing the water pump and tensioner at the same time even though none of them are actually in need of repair. It is kind of expensive too. What do you think?
When my car sits for a few days, my brakes grab & squeal the first few times that I apply the brakes. It's worse in the winter. Is this something to be concerned about?
I used a gel air freshener in my car and plastic is damaged; gel DID not drip on plastic but air freshener flowing in the air caused this. Has anyone else had this problem?
I am an ASE Certified Master Technician that has retired and and gotten a part time job. I drive a light duty service truck for a AAA contractor in Virginia. One of the biggest problems I run into is women who have no idea about their cars but really want to learn! Back in the late 60s and early 70s Chrysler had a program called "Women on Wheels" which I ...
I currently work for an automotive company that is certified through Ask Patty. I myself am certified through Ask Patty. My dilemma is one women that works for the company is paid less than the males. She has more automotive experience than i do ... I feel this isn't right and if a company is going to promote themselves as "female friendly" they should ...
Can I use e85 with my 2002 Yukon XML Denali with a 6.0l engine
What's the typical mark up on used cars?
Both my headlights stopped working. Where would the fuse be located on my 1991 Carroll Deville? I think it might be that. Why other problems could there be to cause this?
when should timing belt or chain be replaced on a 2008 mdx
I am in the market to purchase a car. I would like to know if I should lease or buy? What are the pros and cons of the two options? Thank you.
Hello, I am looking to buy a used car, I would like a station wagan. good gas milage is important as I drive for my job. Also I'd like to buy a car that is low maintance, and can still run good with lots of miles on it.. any info would be great. Thank you, Mary,
I have a 87 Corolla FWD 8V carbureated. I was replacing spark plugs and tried to index them. They were maybe fitted too loose. The engine was running rough at idle and moving, made this puff , puff, sound like a model T. Car is shaking in high gears like 4th and 5th because the engine in general is running rough and low on power. . Even I re- tightened ...
When driving my 2005 Acura MDX in wet/rainy conditions, the front wheels lock up for no reason. I'm not applying the brakes, The wheels just lock up & after a few seconds they free themselves up. It's an accident waiting to happen! It's now happened twice within a 4 day period. Is it related to a bad sensor on the antilock system or is it something in the ...
I have an 2005 Acura MDX and I want A new Toyota C LE under $ 26,000. How or what should I do? Thank you.
Not a car question but a car book question....we used to have a book around that was great for training women. It compared the automotive systems to human anatomy. I haven't been able to find it and I was wondering if you know the name of a book like this. Thanks, Nicole
My AC is not working on my 2015 Acura MDX. The air is blowing but it is not getting cold.

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