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Volkswagen Video Highlights Safety -- And A Bunny

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Feb 25th, 2014 5:48pm

Check out this cute Volkswagen video airing in Europe that shares tragic love story of a pair of stuffed bunnies destined to be forever apart because of Volkswagen's Automatic Distance Control safety technology.  The stars are a male bunny sitting on the dashboard of a Volkswagen Golf and a female bunny stuck to the back window of the van in front. Sadly, although it’s clearly love at first sight, the two love bunnies can ...


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653,000 Nissan Altima and Sentras Recalled

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Dec 6th, 2007 5:08am

On certain Nissan passenger vehicles, the crankshaft position sensor can overheat causing a brief interruption in the signal output from the sensor. This recall affects approximately 653,000 Altimas and Sentras from model year 2002, 2005, and 2006, equipped with a 2.5-liter engine. If the interruption in the signal from the crankshaft position sensor is so brief that the electronic control module (ECM) logic does ...


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Airbags: Are They Enough To Save Your Life? Lexus Says NO

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 5th, 2007 5:50pm

A lot of people believe that the typical seat belts and airbags are enough to save their lives, but is that really true? With all the technology available today, car makers are coming up with better ways to develop safety. Ever heard of back-up cameras? Or how about surrounding sensors? Many of the manufacturers are creating all kinds of devices or added features that have safety in mind. According to the ...


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Fox News Reprints Ask Patty Article

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Apr 21st, 2007 6:50am

147 Million Gallons of Wasted Gas? It's a Drop in the Bucket Blog Name: Ask Patty Friday, April 20, 2007 Reprinted from CarCare.org Loose gas caps, underinflated tires, faulty thermostats, worn spark plugs, malfunctioning engine controls, poor wheel alignment and the list goes on. These are among the conditions that daily cost consumers millions of dollars in wasted fuel. "Something as innocuous ...


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Take Control of Rising Gas Prices: Don't Let Your Money Evaporate

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 30th, 2007 4:11pm

Fight skyrocketing gas prices by taking control of your vehicle's unnecessary fuel consumption, advises the Car Care Council. Consumers can add miles to every gallon they pump by following a few easy and inexpensive maintenance steps with their car, SUV, minivan or pickup truck. "Most motorists don't realize that it's the little things that don't take a lot of time or cost much that can really make ...


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Around the Nine - EKOnline Blogs on Ask Patty

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Jan 23rd, 2007 1:32am

Around the Nine #6 Every Sunday, I showcase some of the great content produced by 9rules members in the last week. It’s a great way to keep up with what’s happening around the network and highlight some of the best authors on the web today. This week’s featured sites include Adam on Life, Donklephant, Footsteps in the Mirror, Bjorkoy.com, Ask Patty, Influential Interactive Marketing, Eyes Turned ...


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Winter Tires Can Be Your Key To Safety

Posted by AskPatty - Automotive Advice for Women at Nov 16th, 2006 1:59am

by Amy Mattinat, author of How To Buy A Great Used Car If you own a vehicle with a healthy engine, a strong transmission, a beefy suspension and great brakes, but your tires don’t grip the road properly, then you have no traction and no control. It is the tires that determine the type of traction, grip and control that you have with your car. If you add up the amount you paid for the vehicle + the cost of car ...


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