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 543 of 612


I bought a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire in July of 2006. On February 7, 2007 the was parked outside of my residence and was destroyed in a fire that was caused in electrical system. Pontiac denies responsibility. They claim that after investigating my vehicle it was impossible to determine if it was due to a factory defect because the car had been destroyed by ...
My car is leaking transmission fluid-1999 Ford Escort. I put in Lucas, that seemed to help, but I might have to take out the engine and have the mechanics replace the seal. Do you think I should attempt that, or should I wait and see if Lucas works? Thank you. Sharon
I*m looking to buy a 2007 VW Rabbit. I*m a little concerned with the reliability of VW*s in general. What are you feelings regarding this model? Thanks Gale
Hi, I have a 2001 VW Jetta with 75,000 miles. It's a turbo "fully loaded", and a standard, which I love. Though, I love this car in nearly every way, I'm concerned that I'm not making the most economical decision to keep it. I'm trying to compare annual repair/maintanance costs to weigh out if I'm better off selling this car and replacing it with ...
My 2004 Chevrolet Aveo just recently died while my husband was driving it. He had it towed to the dealership where they told him the clutch was totally shot. The car is not quite three years old, only has 45,000KM on it, and has been driven with care. Nobody has learned to drive standard with it or anything like that. Is this normal that a clutch would ...
I DRIVE A 91 HONDA ACCORD.ON TAKE OFF THE RPM GOES TO 3 BEFORE THE CAR EVEN GETS GOING.I DO NOT HEAR THE GEAR SHIFITNG WHILE DRIVING
My 2002 Ford Expedition shifts really hard from 3rd to 4th gear. Sometimes I have to let off the accelorator to get it to shift. Any suggestions?

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