Auto Correct

1/5/2023

Auto Correct: Computers Encore

Cars just aren’t simple anymore. Computers control everything. We’re going to find out from Coach what we need to know and hear your vehicle repair questions. Recalls for the week:Kia Recalls Vehicles for Faulty Airbags this includes: Forte Koup coupes; Forte sedans; Sedona minivans, and Soul and Soul EV hatchbacks. All repairs will be done for free, and Kia will begin notifying owners March 21. Those with additional questions can call the automaker at 800-333-4542Hyundai is recalling certain 2022 Santa Fe HEV and Santa Fe PHEV vehicles. The instrument cluster liquid-crystal display (LCD) may invert the image on the screen upon vehicle startup, making the display illegible. WebsiteRam Recalls model-year 2019-20 HD Pickups for Faulty Windshield Wipers; Ram parent Stellantis will begin notifying owners March 18. Those with additional questions can call the automaker at 800-853-140354,000 Teslas Recalled Over ‘Rolling Stop’ Full Self-Driving Function The entire Tesla lineup is affected, including nearly 54,000 model-year The automaker will begin notifying owners March 28, but in the meantime, those with questions can call Tesla at 877-798-3752.You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and inputting your VIN number. Or find their SaferCar app.In the news: according to Cars dot com: new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety questions if inflatable boosters are safe, specifically the BubbleBum and the Hiccapop UberBoost models.https://www.cars.com/articles/bubble-burst-iihs-questions-safety-of-inflatable-booster-446532/Auto Casey: Ford Bronco Short take: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0d9YuPHviM&t=0sLong version:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyVH0CnySukCoach Charlie’s Tip of the Week: don't touch the lightbulbs in your vehicle with your fingers. The oil on your skin can reduce the life of the bulb.Calls:cruise controlwasher fluidcars that lasttesla computerchanging oil emailneed help? call Customer Servicecruise controlstartertransmissionhigh mileagealarmwhat to do with carignition switchdealer oil change
12/29/2022

Auto Correct: License Plates Encore

ENCORE FROM 07/07/2022Have you seen the multitude of specialty license plates you can get for your vehicle nowadays? You can ones that support NASCAR, schools, animals, the list is tremendous. (The MPB plate is of course the best.) Don’t forget about antique vehicle plates! We’ve got the Harrison County Tax Collector on our show today to tell us about them. Coach answers questions too.Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/Hyundai is issuing a major recall for a disturbing problem: exploding seat belt pretensioners. This time around, the safety order is for the automaker’s Venue subcompact SUV-like hatchback.You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and inputting your VIN number. Or find their SaferCar app.News: After California in 2018 and Arizona in 2019, Michigan is the third state to legalize digital license plates. The plate can be switched between light and dark modes, there's space for a personalized banner message at the bottom of the rectangle. Renewing registration can be done through an app. The plate can display public safety announcements like Amber Alerts. They contain GPS and telematics transponders, so a vehicle can be located — one lost in a parking lot or one that's stolen, for instance. https://www.autoblog.com/2022/06/13/michigan-legalizes-digital-license-plates/Auto Casey: Chevy Bolt EUVShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuqHYSwCcmE&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de6rvXFykkcCoach's Tip of the Week: Get more than one opinion when you need mechanical work done on your car.Questions:Car makes tone.Timing chainExpired tagsGolf cartsRecallAntique tagBonded titleVolvo opinionHarrison County Tax Collector: https://harrisoncountyms.gov/goverment/tax_collector/index.phpSharon Nash Barnett: https://www.facebook.com/SharonNashBarnettTaxCollector
12/15/2022

Auto Correct: Front End

When you talk about the “front end” of a car – what does that mean? Hint – it doesn’t mean the front bumper. We’ll let Coach tell us about front end repairs and other maintenance issues.Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/2019-22 Ascents improperly installed PTC heater ground bolts have a fire risk. Owners are advised to park their Ascent away from structures and to avoid leaving it unattended while the engine is running. If you notice or smell smoke coming from the dash or driver footwell area, stop operating the vehicle and turn the ignition switch off.Ram is recalling its 1500, 2500 and 3500 trucks for unintended tailgate openings.You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and inputting your VIN number. Or find their SaferCar app.News: https://mdot.ms.gov/Never veer for deer – brake firmly and don’t swerve. See one deer, expect to see more. 50% of crashes are 5pm to midnight.Use high beams when able so they illuminate the deer’s eyes. Buckle up, drive the speed limit, and avoid distracted driving.12/14/2022 - 1st day of M-dot Christmas and the warning signs around the state had a message from contest winner: Don’t leave your family home alone. Wear a seat belt. 2nd Day of M-Dot Christmas: Be Merry and Bright. Use headlights. https://twitter.com/MississippiDOTAuto Casey: Jeep WagoneerShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k5GkkmZ7T4&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1lsFV5BCmECoach Charlie’s Tip of the Week: uneven wear patterns on your tires are signs of an alignment problem.
12/9/2022

Auto Correct: Service Schedule

We get a lot of questions about “how often do I need to change my oil?” or “when do I need to change the brake fluid?” We’ve got a handy dandy answer for you today. Coach also takes your repair questions.Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/https://www.cars.com/articles/feds-warn-consumers-to-check-for-recalls-after-faulty-takata-inflator-claims-another-life-459815/ Nissan Rogue SUVs from Smyrna Tenn. Are Recalled for Corroded Harness ConnectorKia Recalls 2023 Sportage SUVs for Improperly Deploying AirbagsThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed in November another death linked to the ongoing Takata airbag recall crisis and issued an urgent notice to all drivers to check for airbag-related recalls.You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and inputting your VIN number. Or find their SaferCar app.News: Southern Lights - 7505 Stonegate Blvd, Southaven, MS 38671, USA https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=499597335542418&set=pb.100064764666712.-2207520000. Richardson Light Show - 219 Sundial Rd, Madison, MS 39110, USA https://www.facebook.com/RichardsonLightShow Magic of Lights. Brandon’s Amphitheater 8190 Rock Way (Off, Boyce Thompson Dr, Brandon, MS 39042 https://magicoflights.com/events/brandon/ Christmas in the Park 65 Old Hwy 98 E, Tylertown, MS 39667, USA https://www.facebook.com/ChristmasInTheParkTylertown Lazy Acres in Lights 596 Lazy Acres Rd, Chunky, MS 39323, USA https://www.facebook.com/LazyAcresFarmFun/ Auto Casey: Nissan PathfinderShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx7VRjQKE1I&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHtdvcvrJUk