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 Engine Questions - Page 45 of 88


Our 2001 Subaru Outback: can a faulty water pump cause the cabin heating system to run irregularly? There is little rhyme or reason to when it is blows warm air versus cool air. We smell gasoline odor within the cabin on extremely cold days. The odor is so strong, I will open the windows in sub zero temperatures. Apparently, while the engine is still ...
My dad left me a car. In 2010 when I got it had 80,000 miles. Now it has 83,000. In your February 18, 2013 issue of Women's World I saw your website for women consumers. My change engine light keeps coming on, and check coolant. But, currently there is gas in the car and the coolant level is almost up to the highest top indicator. And, it does not get ...
Engine Light on a Ford Focus 2003....Code P 2008.Car works fine though.
Oil is in the water overflow bottle but there is no water in the engine oil.Seems as though there is water in the transmission though.Has been like this for three months....van works fine but I have to add like 1 Quart of water every week.
I recently purchased a 1992 Dodge Dakota. It has 19,800 miles on the odometer and is a 5.2 V8 automatic. When I drive the Dakota, the engine randomly dies on me. There is not sputtering, coughing or anything to indicate an issue. The tachometer just flatlined to zero and it turned off. When the engine is on it runs really strong, no hesitations or lack of ...
my check engine light is on. i did a diagnostic check on it and nothing was wrong with. can you tell me why.
Ive had a diagmostic check its fine . Ive had an oil change and every thing your supose to do to the engine to keep it running good but still my check engine light is on. Ive hear that saturns are known for the check engine lights coming on and staying on for no reason. Is this true?

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