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Auto Correct: Vehicle Information

Where do you get your vehicle information? Besides us? How about your vehicle’s owner’s manual. You might have gloves, coins, old traffic tickets and such in your glove compartment but I also hope you’ve got your owner’s manual. We’ll talk about vehicle information sources between your repair questions.


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

  • model-year 2021 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV SUVs, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe SUVs, and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL SUVs. The daytime running lights may not deactivate when the headlights are on.
  • 2021-22 Bronco SUVs — a rearview camera image that doesn’t disappear after shifting back into Drive.

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: Thanksgiving Travel Ticks Up, Just Shy of Pre-Pandemic Levels - If you’re traveling through Atlanta they expect 105% of usual traffic. Mississippi has been ranked with the highest holiday motor vehicle fatality rate per 100,000 residents over the Thanksgiving to Christmas holiday period and the 2nd highest teen driver fatality rate.

https://newsroom.aaa.com/2022/11/thanksgiving-travel-ticks-up-just-shy-of-pre-pandemic-levels

https://www.valuepenguin.com/deadliest-states-drivers-holidays


Auto Casey: Mercedes EQB

Short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4eMXj98ZNs&t=0s

Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z9pBqAAalI


Coach Charlie’s Tip of the Week: have patience dealing with automobile Customer Service (which you can find in your Owner's Manual)


Qs:

  • blower relay
  • where's the battery
  • van cuts off
  • tire pressure sensor
  • battery draining
  • need a part
  • battery draining suggestion
  • throttle body
  • ting-a-ling
  • where's the battery




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