Motor Age Garage

  • Remember how some folks used to complain about cold fast-idle settings that seemed too high? Some people wouldn't have even noticed ...
  • It was a high-mileage pickup that ran just fine until the owner installed a remanufactured engine...
  • I was introduced to the Tempo, which was Contour's predecessor in late 1983 when they were brand new.
  • It came into the dealership on the hook as a no-start, as yellow as a lemon and actually in pretty good shape, with what seemed to be a good track record. The speedo clock registered enough miles to have circled the planet four times as the crow flie
  • Just about every experienced technician on the planet who has been around during the past 20 years would like to have a dollar for every oxygen sensor he or she has replaced.
  • Sometimes in life, people make things harder than they have to be. There's always someone who goes around making mountains out of molehills. Then again, there are those times when that molehill is a little hard to climb.
  • My friend had owned and enjoyed the clean little two-seater for more than a decade, and even had the engine replaced a couple of years ago because of an overheating problem that had spiraled out of control on a long trip. But recently,
  • Many people have never seen a Delorean in "the flesh," though most have at least seen the Michael J. Fox "Back to the Future" films.