Auto Correct: Battery Alternator Starter
Is it the battery, the starter, or the alternator? We’ll learn the difference among the three so we don’t just replace everything willy-nilly. We take other repair questions too.
- Some models of Genesis Electrified G80s and Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrids are being recalled for the front driver or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners, which could explode upon deployment due to excessive pressure in the pretensioner pipe.
- Volkswagen, Audi Vehicles Recalled Over Tire Pressure Monitoring System - The tire pressure monitoring system in these vehicles may not detect when air pressure has been lost in all four tires.
- More Takata air bags: “Do Not Drive” warning some older Dodge Challengers, Chargers and Magnums, and Chrysler 300s, due to faulty driver-side airbag inflators.
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: It’s official: new internal-combustion engine cars will be effectively banned from sale in the European Union in 2035. Member countries, Parliament and the European Commission agreed to terms that stipulate a 100 percent reduction in CO2 emissions for new vehicles sold at that time. By 2030, emissions are targeted to fall by 55 percent of what they were last year. Technically, automakers will be able to keep offering gas-powered cars, but they’ll have to pay a hefty fine for any CO2 their new vehicles release into the atmosphere in a year.
AutoCasey: Volvo C40 Recharge
Short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77UDzf0vHh0&t=0s
Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMwGr38q1Qw
Coach Charlie’s Tip of the Week: don’t add extra acid to batteries that are not maintenance free.
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Auto Correct | The Real on Recalls44:39Recalls can come from an automaker or the federal government, through its National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), when they've determined a specific vehicle doesn't meet minimum safety standards.Email the show: firstname.lastname@example.orgRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: People Are Supposedly Falling For This Obvious ‘Pump Switching’ ScamAuto Casey Car Review: 2023 Toyota Prius Limited | Short Take
Auto Correct | Online Vehicle Data Tools45:04What is vehicle collection data?: Vehicle Data Collection solutions help companies collect, transform, and transfer vehicle data to the cloud in near real time while optimizing cost. As a result, data-driven analytics and machine learning help companies build innovative applications that improve vehicle quality, safety, and autonomy.Email the show: email@example.comRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSAAuto Casey Car Review: 2023 Mercedes EQS | Short Take
Auto Correct | Online Car Buying44:35By the strictest definition, a customer is buying a car online only if they complete the entire transaction from start to finish using the Internet. Email the show: firstname.lastname@example.orgHelpful Link: Pros and Cons of Buying a Car OnlineRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: LA’s New Back-In-Only Parking Spaces Are Causing ChaosAuto Casey Car Review: 2023 Mercedes EQS | Short Take
Auto Correct | Car Financing Options44:55Financing a car means taking out a car loan that you repay over time. When you take out a car loan, you agree to pay back the amount you borrowed, plus interest and any fees, within a set period of time. Shopping around and comparing loan offers could save you significant money in interest and fees. Today, we discuss car financing options, between your repair questions.Email the show: email@example.comRecall News: NHTSA pushes to recall 52 million airbag inflators that ruptured and caused injury, deathRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: The Cars That Won’t Be Returning After 2023Auto Casey Car Review: 2023 Dodge Hornet GT | Short Take
Auto Correct | Is Your Car Worth Repairing? Or Should You Replace It?43:52Maybe you were even given one by your parents, a sibling, or some other questionable ‘benefactor.’ You drive it, maintain it, and fix it; you seem to put an endless amount of money into it, and the air conditioning still doesn’t work. Eventually, it seems like you say a prayer every time you turn the key, and you start to think… is now the time? And then you get some estimates for repairs, and you really start to wonder. Is it a good decision to put $1,000 into new tires or struts, or should I start looking for a new car? Today, we discuss is your car worth repairing or should you replace it, between your repair questions.Email the show: firstname.lastname@example.orgRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: 6 Ways You’re Throwing Money Away on Auto ExpensesAuto Casey Car Review: 2024 Chevrolet Equinox RS
Auto Correct | The Best Drives in Mississippi44:24Think you have to be an avid hiker or willing to brave the intense summer heat to take in the amazing scenery that fills Mississippi? Think again! The Magnolia State is home to several scenic byways, which means you can view some of the state’s most spectacular sites from the comfort of your own vehicle… Today, we discuss The Best Drives in Mississippi, between your repair questions. The 5 Best Mississippi Scenic Drives: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g28945-Activities-c47-t74-Mississippi.htmlThe 11 Best Backroads In Mississippi For A Long Scenic Drive: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/mississippi/best-scenic-roads-in-ms/Email the show: email@example.comRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: Car-Free Community Opens In ArizonaAuto Casey Car Review: 2024 Subaru Impreza RS
Auto Correct | Selling Your Car45:49Today we’re talking about Selling Your Car and we’re here to help steer you in the right direction. Quick Facts About Selling a Car:When putting your car on the market, you’ll want to decide whether to trade it in at a dealership, sell it yourself, or get an instant cash offer. Even if you plan to sell a car yourself, it’s wise to get backup offers from one or more dealerships and use them as leverage.Selling a vehicle yourself brings the most profit, but you must stay cautious.Email the show: firstname.lastname@example.orgRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: U.S. Car Loan Debt Hits Record High Of $1.56 TrillionAuto Casey Car Review: 2024 Buick Enclave Avenir
Auto Correct Promo| Let's Soup This Thang Up!44:19Today, Let’s Soup This Thang Up, and we’re here to help steer you in the right direction. To soup up a car means to tinker with the air and fuel mixture to get the most out of its engine's performance. The term “souped up” dates back to 1911, referring to horses that have been injected with narcotics to make them run faster. “Souped up” came from the slang word “soup,” the narcotic injected into horses.Email the show: email@example.comRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: Bill Aims To Electronically Limit Serial Speeders… Auto Casey Car Review: 2023 Nissan Z Performance Edition
Auto Correct Promo| Emails & Talk to Us Messages48:01Today we’re answering your Emails & Talk to Us Voice Messages to help steer you in the right direction. You can also use the Talk to Us feature on the MPB Public Media App to ask Coach a direct question! Download the app from your app store, open it, then click on the menu to the left to find the Talk to Us tab, scroll to find Auto Correct, click the mic and leave your message! It’s as simple as that. Email the show: firstname.lastname@example.orgRecalls: Check for Recalls: Vehicle, Car Seat, Tire, Equipment | NHTSANews: Historic Texas Heat Is Breaking Cars In Weird WaysAuto Casey Car Review: 2023 Mercedes Benz GLE450