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Yellowbook Auto Services Answers

Why is my car shaking when I drive?

One of the most common issues that will cause your car to shake while being driven is also one of the easiest to fix...More

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Why is my car making a whining noise?

If your car is making a whining noise while being driven, you could be experiencing any number of issues. Here are two of the most likely causes...More

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Is my car a lemon?

There’s a big difference between calling your car a lemon and it actually exhibiting all the qualities necessary to fall under the legal category of "lemon."...More

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How often should I change the oil in my car?

In order to obtain optimum performance from your vehicle, and to stay within certain engine warranty requirements, you should have your oil changed every 3000 miles...More

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Do I have to go to the dealer for maintenance and repair on my car?

Depending on the nature of the work you need done, taking your vehicle to the dealership may or may not be required....More

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Should I buy a hybrid car?

Like with any large ticket purchase, there are pros and cons to buying a hybrid car that you should consider before taking the plunge. Here are just a few considerations...More

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When should I buy new tires for my car?

If you can see the top of Lincoln's head on the penny, you need to shop for new tires. All tires come with a manufacturers recommended mileage. It can vary from model to model...More

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Do I need to use synthetic oil?

The question as to whether or not you should use synthetic oil in your car is one that’s frequently debated by car enthusiasts. In short, the answer depends on the age of your car...More

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How do I find out if there is a safety recall on my car?

The recent rash of recalls by Toyota has forced the issue front and center to the minds of many car owners...More

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How often do I replace my car battery?

Most car batteries come with a standard 60-month (five-year) guarantee...More

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How do I check my brake pads?

Step one in checking your vehicle’s brake pads is to remove all four tires...More

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How do I know if my car is totaled?

The textbook definition of a “totaled” car has little to do with its actual appearance after an accident, and more to do with the age and value of your car at the time it was damaged...More

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Is rotating my tires necessary?

Rotating your tires is necessary for two reasons – three, if you include your safety as one of them...More

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How do I change my headlights?

Changing your car’s headlight is a relatively simple task that’s about on a par with changing out a light bulb at home, without the added danger of having to stand on a step stool, chair or ladder...More

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Why does my car rev on its own?

If you’re experiencing problems with your car’s engine revving up on its own with no assistance from your pedal foot, you could have an engine vacuum leak...More

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Why does my car smell like burning rubber?

You might guess that a burning rubber smell from your car is indication that there’s a problem with your tires, but that’s not always the case...More

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How do I get better gas mileage?

The high cost of gas has led many people to try and discover new and creative methods of improving their vehicle’s gas mileage...More

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Why is my car leaking oil?

Cars leak oil for any number of reasons, from a leaky valve cover to the actual oil filter itself...More

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Why does my car overheat?

A car can overheat for several reasons, but it most often results from a lack of coolant in the radiator...More

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My windshield is chipped. Can I fix it?

Chipped windshields are easy to fix, and it's important to take care of them right away to prevent development of a pronounced crack...More

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