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Happily Ever After… with Your Car

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 3rd, 2021 1:00am

Happily Ever After… with Your Car It’s February, and Valentine’s Day is approaching!  You know what that means: lots of talk of romance and sweethearts, boxes of chocolate, bunches of flowers, and too many mylar balloons.  On a day when office cubicles are punctuated with floating red hearts and aromatic bouquets, we know that the picture of Valentine’s Day is going to look different across the AskPatty Nation.  Many workers are still ...


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New Year's Solutions for Your Cars

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 4th, 2021 12:00am

New Year's Solutions for Your Cars Every year at this time, we all make our New Year’s Resolutions.  Maybe you already have yours picked out, and you really mean it this year – or maybe you’ve given up on the concept altogether.  Well, we don’t have to tell you that 2020 has been one wild ride for everyone – so this year, let’s give up New Year’s resolutions, and focus on New Year’s Solutions.  Stop ...


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How to Slay Car Monsters with Preventative Care

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Oct 31st, 2020 12:00am

How to Slay Car Monsters with Preventative Care Your hands are shaking, you’re hyperventilating, and you’re terrified. Halloween may be over, but there are still ghouls and ghosts out there, and your tremors are related to another type of monster – vehicle maintenance and repair – and that can seem way scarier! Car problems are frightening and can be dangerous, but vehicle owners don’t need to be spooked. Here are some tips to help you arm yourself with ...


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CarMD Releases 10th Annual State Ranking of Car Repair Costs

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jul 27th, 2020 8:00am

CarMD Releases 10th Annual State Ranking of Car Repair Costs IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CarMD.com Corporation today released its 10th annual state ranking of check engine light-related car repair costs, which finds in 2019 Vermont had the lowest average repair cost ($342.14) while California drivers incurred the highest average repair cost ($414.24). Rounding out the five most affordable states for car repair over the past year were Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa. After ...


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COVID-19 Update: We're Still Here for You

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 26th, 2020 4:00am

COVID-19 Update: We're Still Here for You We understand that this is a challenging time for the entire auto industry, and we've spoken to many of you who are facing layoffs, closures, and uncertain futures.  AskPatty.com's staff have committed to working remotely during this period,many of our Certified Female Friendly locations are OPEN, and we are here to support them and the consumers in our audience. We encourage all our CFF locations who have made the ...


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5 tips to Pay for Car Repairs Even Without an Emergency Fund

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Mar 16th, 2018 8:00am

5 tips to Pay for Car Repairs Even Without an Emergency Fund By Lidia Staron, Guest Contributor Every car owner sooner or later faces the inevitable – having their car repaired. Unfortunately, not everyone is prepared enough for the cost, which ranges from $500 to $2,000. In fact, only 39% of Americans have enough savings to cover an emergency. Gladly, anyone can have their car fixed without getting buried in debts. Here’s how:   1. Checking the Insurance Policy All cars ...


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Infographic: Noises Your Car Makes - What Do They Mean?

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Sep 20th, 2017 8:00am

Infographic: Noises Your Car Makes - What Do They Mean? Screech!  Rattle!  Bang!  We hope your car isn't making these noises, but that doesn't mean we love this infographic by Ira Toyota of Tewksbury any less!  They put together a great overview of some of the most common noises reported by service and repair customers, and judging by the questions we get to our panel of expert women, they seem pretty universal.  Check out the infographic below, connect ...


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ABC Women's Slacker Radio Show AskPatty on Car Maintenance

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 10th, 2014 11:59am

ABC Women's Slacker Radio Show AskPatty on Car Maintenance http://bit.ly/1suVPf8 ... Read More!


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LubePro's of Janesville Renews as AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly in Janesville, Wisconsin

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 18th, 2013 11:22am

LubePro's of Janesville of Janesville, Wisconsin is proud to announce they have renewed their commitment to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America.  Team members at LubePro's of Janesville have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience that exceeds women’s ...


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A & J Automotive Renews as AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® Service Center in Raleigh, NC

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 18th, 2013 11:20am

A & J Automotive, a service center in Raleigh, NC is proud to announce they have renewed their commitment to address the needs of women consumers, as part of the growing network of AskPatty.com Certified Female Friendly® locations in North America. Team members at A & J Automotive have completed a training and certification process to provide a Certified Female Friendly® experience that exceeds women’s ...


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