Auto Correct

9/29/2022

Auto Correct: Ordering A Vehicle

Have you ever wanted to have the perfect vehicle? One designed just the way you’d like it? We talk about custom ordering a brand-new vehicle. How do you do it? How long does it take? That’s between your vehicle repair questions.Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/2020-21 Cadillac XT5, XT6 and GMC Acadia SUVs are recalled for backup cameras2022-23 Ford Bronco Sports, 2022 F-150s are recalled for flickering fightsSome from 2016 to 2022 Kia Sorentos, Sportages are recalled for tow hitch harnessesVarious 2017 to 2022 Tesla models are being recalled over power windowsVarious 2020 to 2022 Mercedes SUVs are recalled for detaching window trim2020-23 Nissan Expands recall for Frontier, Titan over transmission IssueYou 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: Federal money is now headed to states for building up fast EV chargers on highways. I’ll have a link to that article on the page for this show.https://www.npr.org/2022/09/27/1125375419/federal-money-is-now-headed-to-states-for-building-up-fast-ev-chargers-on-highwa2022 Renaissance Euro Fest October 1st, 2022: Ridgeland https://euro-fest.net/ridgeland2022 Cruisin' The Coast October 2nd to 9th, 2022: Mississippi Gulf Coast https://cruisinthecoast.com/Auto Casey: Lexus LX600Short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iL8OTX6YIxs&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aym_X-GF724Coach Charlie’s Tip of the Week: Do your research, make sure you know what you want so you can get what you want.
9/22/2022

Auto Correct CLASSIC: Computers

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
9/8/2022

Auto Correct: Suspension Mods

Some folks like to modify their rides. BUT, there are things you could do and things you shouldn’t do. We’re talking suspension mods today. Coach will tell us what’s a good idea and what’s a terrible idea between your repair questions.Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/Toyota Tundras, Lexus NXs Recalled for Parking BrakesFord Expeditions, Lincoln Navigators Recalled for Blower MotorChevrolet Sparks, Spark EVs Recalled for Hood LatchesFord Recalls Super Duty, Lincoln Continental Over Cloudy Backup CamerasYou 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://www.nhtsa.gov/press-releases/nhtsa-updates-cybersecurity-best-practices-new-vehiclesThe U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released Cybersecurity Best Practices for the Safety of Modern Vehicles, an update to its 2016 edition. The document describes NHTSA’s guidance to the automotive industry for improving vehicle cybersecurity for safety.Auto Casey: Lincoln Corsair ReserveShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=294Hbs67PCo&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuGpBKuW7JYCoach Charlie's Tip of the Week: before making any modifications check to see what voids your vehicle warranty.EV Mississippi will have a Drive Electric event coming up on Sept 24th 10am to 2pm at PetSmart/Tesla Hattiesburg SuperChargers. https://www.facebook.com/events/3369920653229346/Partnering with PetSmart and the Hub City Humane Society it's a pet adoption event with an electric car show. There will be food, pets, raffle prizes, test drives, and activities for all ages. Come check out a variety of electric vehicles and maybe take home a new furry friend!Email info@evmississippi.orgseat belt lightground wirepower steering fluidscan toolstarterbad batteryRoguetransmissionheight of truck bedbrake lights
8/18/2022

Auto Correct: Safety Features

Coach Charlie Melton ASE, our usual expert host, has has gone fishin’ today so we’ve brought in our regular contributor Casey Williams, Auto Casey from YouTube. We talk about all the safety features new cars have such as Collision Mitigating Braking System and Lane Keeping Assist Systems. https://www.youtube.com/c/AutoCaseyRecalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/2021 and 2022 variants of the Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL for Faulty rivets on the seat belt assembly.2022 — Ford Maverick. In July there was a recall for a potential engine compartment fire risk, now it’s side curtain airbags.Various Ferraris from the last 17 model years Recalled for Risk of Brake FailureSome 2019-22 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports Recalled for Stalling IssueYou 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://afdc.energy.gov/laws/inflation-reduction-actOn August 16th, The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 was enacted and amends the Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit (IRC 30D). Now known as the Clean Vehicle Credit, it adds a new requirement for final assembly in North America. Additional provisions will go into effect on January 1, 2023. Further guidance on these provisions is forthcoming. Find more information about the credit from the Internal Revenue Service.Plug-In Electric Drive Vehicle Credit (IRC 30D) https://www.irs.gov/businesses/plug-in-electric-vehicle-credit-irc-30-and-irc-30dAutoCasey: Kia Sportage HybridShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=836yK6ht6kQ&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0zKU4JwZmI
8/11/2022

Auto Correct: Paint and Body

Coach has brought a long a friend to join us today to take your outside of the vehicle questions – paint and body. We’re happy that John Mosley from Clinton Body Shop is with us. https://www.clintonbodyshop.com/Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/2022 Grand Cherokees and 2021-22 Grand Cherokee Ls SUVs Recalled for Damaged Taillights2012-13 Kia Optima Sedans Recalled for Interior Roof Defect2019-22 Mitsubishi Outlander Sports Recalled for Stalling IssueYou 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/portal/news_release_view/1123The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close all lanes of Interstate 20 westbound/Interstate 55 southbound at State Street in Jackson on Saturday, August 13, starting at 4:30 a.m. to perform a maintenance repair on a roadway dip. The closure is anticipated to last approximately 48 hours. During the closure, I-20 westbound/I-55 southbound traffic will be directed to I-55 northbound and I-220 southbound to detour around the closure. Local traffic should consider an alternate route on local roads during the closure.Auto Casey: 2022 Nissan Frontier PRO XShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRs5W9nVC8Y&t=0s Long version:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF9vgm3-U-wCoach's Tip of the Week: Check the Better Business Bureau's Website for reviews https://www.bbb.org/us/msQuestions:Color matchingFuelFWDPlastic carbonatorAirplane aluminumBody shopWindshieldSpark plugsHeadlightsPaintCeramic spray
7/28/2022

Auto Correct: Interiors 2022

Coach is out today but our friend of the show Quenten Moore from On Que Customs https://www.facebook.com/OnQueCustoms and Automotive Group https://www.automotivegroup.biz/ is here. He’s a mechanic but also does custom interiors for vehicles, boats, aircrafts, and motorcycles.Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/More than 75,000 model-year 2022-23 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks are currently under recall for upper car seat anchors that may not have been installed sufficiently. As a result, the anchors may not meet the minimum strength required to keep the car seat in place in the event of a sudden stop or crash, increasing the risk of injury.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://www.caranddriver.com/news/a40631862/pony-cars-post-office-stamps/5 Classic Pony Cars Headed to Your Mailbox on New USPS Stamps – you can own Tiny images of the Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, AMC Javelin, Dodge Challenger, and Mercury Cougar in August for only 60 cents each. https://about.usps.com/newsroom/national-releases/2022/0715ma-pony-cars-power-onto-stamps.htmAuto Casey: Nissan SentraShort video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWF1Gh9giFg&t=0sLong version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a91c2y5ik4MQuestions:How often to serviceDash repairWeldingOverdriveCar doorCar seat anchorRecall