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 QuestionSearch for Ac Questions - Page 268 of 292


The van is currently getting an engine repair that I am paying $4000 for. While changing out the engine, the mechanic stated that the transmission fluid is leaking. Also that the battery that was placed inside the vehicle does not fit this make and model. How much should it cost (approximately) to repair a Dodge Caravan transmission that is leaking ...

Had the tire sensor replaced but the light still on for 3 days they told me needed to take it to dealership to reset it?

Check engine light is on. Took to replace gas cap and 55 miles later MIL came back on. Was told a smoke test is the thing to do. p0456. small evap leak. 1) what is an appropriate cost for smoke test? 2) Is it hard to find a small evap leak using a smoke test? 3 Is there an alternative to a smoke test?

I got into a accident in October 2017 and i didn't have insurance. My car was hit driver side and needed a lot of repair. I started getting work done to the car in 2018 after i got some insurance i didn't file a claim but the last thing i need repaired is the airbag. I have a recall for my car 2010 mustang but if it needs to be reprogrammed the ...

When i am in traffic or at idle the car’s rpm bounces and the car stutters and sometimes it stops and i noticed that the temperature gauge also goes up and down with rpm. And sometimes after an acceleration the car runs smooth and start doing all that again And there is also lack of power. And when the car’s rpm is bouncing the airco lowers ...

Hello, I am an owner of a '78 Super Beetle Convertible living in Southern California. (The website wouldn't let me choose the "older" year options and submit my question.) I have owned this car for 5 years and would like to own it for much longer. I have been reading the owners manual and doing the maintenance that I can understand. It ...

When I start my car, there is a squeaking sound coming from the drive belt. Is it rust? I recently replaced my alternator, could it be new parts against old parts making the squeaking sound? Then the noise settles, once car is warm. However, the squeaking sound is rapid and louder as I accelerate, then goes away as I come to a stop. Please advise?


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