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Carley's Car Blog
Automotive technical editor and writer Larry Carley comments on cars, auto repair and service issues, energy issues and other automotive related topics
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DIY Auto Repair Market Still Strong (October 2014)
Should You Buy a Hybrid or Electric Car?
Got Your New Muscle Car Stamps Yet?
Self-Driving Cars & Driverless Autonomous Vehicles: The Next Big Thing?
Speeding is NOT a Crime!!
My Advice for Selling, Trading or Getting Rid of Your Old Car or Truck
How To Buy A Good Used Car (and NOT a Lemon!)
Does Your Sex Appeal Really Depend On What Car You Drive?
Preventing Auto Theft
12 Defensive Driving Tips
Why I'd Rather Drive Than Fly
CO2 Emissions (global warming issues)
New Automotive Technology:
Telematics: The Connected Car
Clean Diesel Technology
Who Killed GM's EV1 Electric Car?
Future Automotive Technology (Future Predictions from the Past)
Fuel Related Topics:
Are High Gas Prices Giving You Gas Pains?
Ending Our Dependence on Foreign Oil
My Advice On Gas-Saving Gadgets
Fuel Pump Mfrs. Tackle Fuel Pump Warranty Issues
Recalls, Car Problems & Fixes:
Study Finds Toxic Chemicals in Car Interiors
Ford Windstar Rear Axle Failure Recall
Ford Spark Plug Breakage Problem (Motorcraft plugs in 2004 - 2008 Ford Trucks w/5.4L V8, & 2005 - 2008 Mustang GT with 4.6L V8)
Toyota Prius Brake Recall
Toyota Unintended Acceleration: Possible Causes
Toyota Recalls 2005 to 2008 Corolla & Matrix for Defective Engine Computer
Toyota Steering Recall
Auto Repair Related Topics:
5 Car Noises You Should Not Ignore
5 Things Your Car May Need Now!
5 Things Your Car May Not Need
5 Warning Lights You Should Never Ignore!
5 Ways To Save Money on Auto Repairs
Don't Get Overcharged for Auto Repairs
How To Avoid Auto Repair Fraud, Scams and Rip-offs
How Much Should It Cost To Fix Your Car?
Repairophobia (Why People Fear Auto Repairs)
Are Cars becoming Unrepairable?
Car Repair Advice
Tools for Repairing & Maintaining Your Car
Cordless Power Tools: Can They Replace Pneumatic Tools?
Confessions of a Tool Junkie (Editorial I wrote for TechShop magazine)
Keeping Scan Tools Up-To-Date: It Never Ends
Tuner High Performance Scan Tools
Scan Tool Help
How to Buy a Scan Tool
Aluminum Racing Jacks: Let the Buyer Beware!
Most Often Replaced Auto Parts
What Goes Wrong With Cars (and When)
Where To Buy Auto Parts?
List of Auto Parts Suppliers
Cars & Misc:
My Favorite Cars
Crappy Cars I Have Owned
So Long Saturn
Other Automotive Blogs:
The Truth About Cars
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