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 491 of 633


Hi, I will be purchasing a new car in the next 8 months and I am VERY interested in fuel economy and emissions. However, I need a car that is the size and type of the Porsche Cayenne, GMC Acadia or Range Rover. I would love to have a luxury car with great fuel economy and I don
In 2008, the "Smart Car" is being sold in the U.S. What are your thoughts on the reliability and safety of this "Smart Car?" Thank you.
I had a RF headlight repaired last week as I was told there was a "short". Now it is out again. What could be going on? Will this cost me more money?
Hi Patty, I have a 2006 Honda Civic. Recently, whenever I go over a bump/pothole, one of my headlights will go out. If I pass over another bump, it turns back on. Is this an indication that the bulb need to be replaced or could it be an electrical problem or short in the wire? The car is not that old. I would have thought the lamp would have lasted ...
My Kia Sorento main headlights only work on the high beams only, and the lower beam for driving at night are not working, the light bulbs show no burn-outs at all. Please advise me what the likely cause is for them to not switching on the low beams mode ? . Very many thanks for any assistance afforded to me here, Yours truly, Toni
My parents have offered their 1993 Honda Civic to my daughter, who is 16. It has around 80,000 miles on it. I think that if we take it in and have it completely serviced, it should be a good car for her. My husband does not agree: he is worried that it is not safe enough. What do you think?
I was poking around your site in preparation for an upcoming test drive event for bloggers that GM is sponsoring for the new Chevy Malibu. As part of the event I

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