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Firestone now makes house calls for vehicle maintenance

Get a mobile oil change, new tires, or even vehicle inspection

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Junkyard Gem: 1993 Ford Mustang LX Convertible

With Pinto engine and top made of duct tape, this Mustang heads for the glue factory.

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Haynes won't publish new repair manuals in print, but the massive back catalog stays

If you want a Haynes Manual for a new car, it'll only be available digitally

Farley aims to tackle Ford's warranty costs in bid to boost profit

Ford's warranty costs for the first nine months of 2020 were $2B higher than GM's

Quality is once again Job One at Ford Motor Co. Taking a page from the automaker's ad slogan of the 1980s and '90s, Ford's new chief executive, Jim Farley, is aiming to rein in rising warranty repair costs that are a key reason why the Dearborn, Michigan, automaker's financial performance in North America has lagged that of its archrival, General Motors Co. As part of its new effort to cut warranty costs, Ford has told suppliers it will charge them upfront for half the cost of a warranty probl

Mazda ranks first for reliability in Consumer Reports, dethroning Toyota, Lexus

But one vehicle in the survey scored just 1 point out of 100

EV startup Rivian to set up repair facilities and offer mobile service

The facilities will service the R1T electric pickup, R1S electric SUV, and Amazon delivery van

Massachusetts voters pass right-to-repair expansion opening up car data

Voters approved a measure giving car owners and mechanics access to detailed telematics info

One election night issue that has appears to have an answer already is the passage of Question 1 in Massachusetts, which asked voters to strengthen laws guaranteeing people are able to repair things they own. In this case, it focused on cars, preventing manufactures from locking third party repair shops and car owners out of advanced telematics data that’s increasingly being collected by vehicles via driver assistance tools.

Honda agrees to pay $85 million to settle U.S. states' Takata airbag probe

Honda recalled an additional 2.7 million cars with Takata airbags in January this year

Honda Motor Co has agreed to pay $85 million (64.7 million pounds) to settle an investigation by most U.S. states into its use of defective Takata airbag inflators in its vehicles, according to a consent order made public on Tuesday. The state probes are connected with the ongoing recalls of tens of millions of vehicles equipped with potentially defective Takata inflators that were sold by Honda and other major auto manufacturers over the past 20 years. To date, more than 40 million U.S. vehic

Harbor Freight jack stand recall: Now the replacement stands are also recalled

Company offers refund or credit on any Pittsburgh stand, even those not recalled

Consumer Reports lists the cars most likely to blow a head gasket (or two)

The list includes Subaru, BMW, and everyone's favorite Mazda

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2020 Volvo S60 T8 Long-Term Update | We broke the sunroof

Thankfully, a seriously quick trip to the dealer got it fixed

These are the cars most likely to have major powertrain problems

Cars, trucks, and SUVs from America, Japan and Germany make up the list

These are the cars and trucks that are most likely to have serious problems with their engines or transmissions, which equals costly repairs.

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Why the weekend tradition of car waxing has been waning

Changing markets, younger generations force new strategies

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2019 Subaru Forester Touring Long-Term Update | Wet carpet

We find out what servicing a car during the coronavirus is like when our Forester springs a leak

These are the automakers least likely to flash a check engine light

A German luxury brand comes in first place

These are the top 10 car companies least likely to have vehicles that flash a check engine light.

Everything you should know about paying for a car wash

All those extras aren't worth what you're paying for them

Top 10 brands with the lowest repair cost to fix a check engine light

Some cars are a lot more expensive to fix than others

A check engine light can be caused by a number of issues, some minor and inexpensive and others potentially catastrophic. See which brands have the lowest average repair costs here.