Auto Correct: Timing Belts

Published on 13 Aug 2020, 18:47
Alison Walker, The Lady Auto Mechanic, explains timing belts it is?that it does?what happens when it breaks?how long do they last?can you do it yourself?what's a timing chain?can you trade of for the other?

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Here are the recalls for the week:2020 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC SUVs and Chevrolet, GMC Pickup Trucks: Dealers will replace the suspect roof-rail airbag modules for free.2020 Bentley Flying Spur: Dealers will modify the top view camera holder to improve the water draining ability for free.2015-18 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX: Dealers will replace the front brake jounce hoses with new hoses that have a revised braid material for free.2020 Lincoln Corsair: Dealers will inspect the vehicles for proper clearance between the toe link bracket and rear coil spring All repairs will be done for free.2020 Ford F-150: Dealers will replace the starter motor B-positive power supply attachment nut for free.You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: &am... inputting your VIN number.

Consumer Reports rounded up the poorest used models of the past decade. Today, we’re going to caution you about: Mercedes GLAt Mercedes-Benz prices, you would not expect your car to be plagued with issues from the start. Unfortunately, GL utility models had so many problems between 2013 to 2015 they were lumped in with the least reliable of the bunch. Stick with the E-Class or S-Class if you are shopping for a used Benz, or choose one of the redesigned SUVs.Please consider reading up on the reliability of this car before purchasing it as a used car, suggests Consumer Reports. is another resource for unreliable car lists.     If you’re interested in reviews of new cars Casey Williams is the automotive correspondent for WFYI, a public radio station in Indianapolis. He has reviewed cars and covered the auto industry for 25 years. His review this week is on the 2020 Cadillac XT6, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid  I read Casey’s review – the Pacifica he tested sacrifices the Stow-N-Go middle seats for the hybrid battery. Well, that just saved me $40,000

On July 28th New Hampshire Governor, Chris Sununu (R), signed NH HB1517. It has quickly been nicknamed the “Jetson Bill” after the 1960s animated sitcom The state law addresses “roadable aircraft” and establishes a commission to study vehicles that can be driven on public roads and fly through public