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Auto Correct: EVs and Hybrids

We’re going to learn about electric vehicles and hybrids this week. Do you have one? Do you like yours? We’ll see what Coach and others have to say. We’ve got repair questions about other vehicles too.


Recalls: https://www.cars.com/recalls/

  • Ford 2020-22 Escapes, 2022 Mavericks and 2021-22 Corsairs equipped with 2.5-liter hybrid or plug-in hybrid engines are being recalled for Engine Compartment Fire Risk.

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: Tesla has announced the grand opening of first Mississippi dealership in Brandon  The 25,000 square foot facility plans to hold its grand opening ceremony on July 30 at 9:30 a.m. https://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2022/07/14/states-first-tesla-dealership-have-grand-opening-july-31/10059870002/

https://www.supertalk.fm/first-tesla-dealership-in-mississippi-to-open-at-the-end-of-july/


Auto Casey: Jeep Grand Wagoneer

Short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezU0iaP8et8&t=0s

Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhhkpTSLuBg


Coach's Tip of the Week: If you have a "plug in" download some type of app to find charging stations.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/plugshare/id421788217

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.xatori.Plugshare&hl=en_US&gl=US


Questions:

  • Transmission
  • Tire replacement
  • Check engine light
  • EVs and idle
  • Charging stations
  • Charging stations continued
  • Oxygen sensor
  • Hybrid
  • Cost of used
  • Ford Fusion




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Auto Correct: 2nd Opinion

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