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Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

New tires, headlight oxidation prevention, jumpstart boxes, charging cord woes Q. I have a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS, 26,000 miles, with original equipment Goodyear Run-On-Flat tires.  I have...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Rugged retirement vehicle, offbeat car suggestion, Problematic Navigator, High-Mileage Accord Q. As I approach retirement, I’m looking for a semi-rugged vehicle that I can drive cross country...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Treating Rust, all-season tires?, EV buying advice Q. I have a 10-year-old Ford E250 van and the roof is starting to rust (no holes). I took it to...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Storm-damaged mid-life crisis car?, rough idling SRX, Check Engine Light, aftermarket sensor? Q. I just recently saw a 2015 Porsche Boxster at a really really good price. When...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Synthetic oil, dim headlights, All-weather SUV, Odyssey reliability Q. I have a 2008 Subaru Outback wagon with the 4-cylinder engine that has 114,000 miles on it. I...

Car Q&A With AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Tire woes, sub-compact advice, backup lights, adding a plow to a Jeep Q. I have a 2016 SRX Cadillac with 17,500 miles on it. When on the...

Car Q&A with AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Subaru transmission issues, Jeep starter problems, PHEVs, Jeep shifter problems Q. My Subaru Forester is two years old and drives fine. Today I received a letter from...

Car Q&A with AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Fusion issues, high-octane gas requirements, Jeep issues, Used Toyota Avalon Q. I own a 2010 Ford Fusion and really enjoy the vehicle. However, its age and mileage...

Car Q&A with AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

Q:       The display console on my 2014 Chevrolet Cruze says I have 37% oil left. How often does my oil need to be changed? What are the...

Car Q&A with AAA’s “Car Doctor” John Paul

A necessary repair?, sap removal, jerky sensation Q. I have a question about my 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid. This is the second Camry Hybrid I have owned. In...