AskPatty Certified Female Friendly Logo

Automotive Advice

At AskPatty, we focus on giving the best automotive advice for helping people with their car questions. If you have a car question, start by asking our automotive experts. You can also use the search bar in the top right to search for a specific issue. All car questions are welcome and we look forward to helping you!


Ask a QuestionAutomotive Advice - Page 326 of 619


I want to use a different oil type in my car. Do I ask the people who do the oil changes to do that and will I have to worry about mixing it with the previous oil already there?
What do you think I should do, is the cheapest way to get my car to pass the DEQ,(emissions test) the easiest.
I would like to put the 215/70R15 Goodyear Assurance Triple Tred Blackwall tires on my 2005 Tacoma when the time comes. Do you carry such a tire? I have a deal to get a new set of 4 tires from you when the ones I have need to be replaced but I would like to upgrade to the better ones and pay the additional cost. Thanks..Bill Lohr
My 2004 Honda Civic VP has almost 70,000 miles on it. I am going to go in and get a few things checked out, but the one thing I cannot get a straight answer to is when do I change my timing belt? Some say 60,000 miles, my manual says 110,000 miles. I drive under "normal" conditions, I live in California, and my car is pretty well taken care of. Any ...
I have a 2007 Malibu (4cyl) and I need to know what is the rack and pinion system is and what kinda money it takes to repair or replace. I would also need a repair person in my area.
I just bought a 2005 Toyota Prius from a private owner; it had HOV stickers; but no instructions on how to affix. I have to larger ones and 2 smaller ones...where exactly do each go? does size matter?Big thnks.
What are your thoughts about buying a used Jaguar? 93,000 miles 2003 xtype 3.0 are there any particular vehicles you would recommend for purchasing used?

Need Car Advice?

Ask The Experts!

Looking for a New or Used Car?

Search for our Certified Female Friendly® Car Buying Marketplace locations

Help Our Charities