Drive in anxious and cruise out confident with the best automotive information for your vehicle! Tune in to KTAR News 92.3 every Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon as Matt Allen helps listeners with their car problems. The show call in number is 602-277-5827.
Roadside air – especially along busy roads and highways – contains high levels of pollen, dust, soot and smog whose harmful effects are well documented. And children, with “young lungs”, are more sensitive to the effects of air pollution than adults. So if you are taking the kids to school or soccer practice with the windows rolled up the air quality inside a car often can be worse than the air outside – especially in heavy traffic.
Most vehicles start out with a “new car smell,” but there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be car care aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown, says the Car Care Council.
“Unusual smells can be the sign of serious, and potentially costly, trouble for your vehicle. By acting quickly and making necessary repairs, you’ll be able to breathe easy knowing there is no harmful damage to your car,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.
The Car Care Council recommends a sniff test of your vehicle to identify any unusual smells, including the following six warning signs:
This dream weekend of American car culture includes a massive hot rod show, full-throttle excitement and the country’s top show cars. Its’ all on tap for the Goodguys Grand Finale – the 17th Southwest Nationals Car Show at WestWorld of Scottsdale!
The Southwest’s premier automotive event venue will be filled by a giant Show & Shine, hot rod cruises and a Goodguys All American Sunday celebration for late model American made or powered cars on Sunday, November 16! See over 3,000 ’72 & earlier hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks & classics on display, the Street Rod Headquarters “Top 12” cars of the year, Builder’s Choice awards by Dean Livermore of Hot Rods by Dean, vendor exhibits, nightly parties, a huge Swap Meet & AutoTrader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral, the Goodguys AutoCross racing competition featuring a 32-car field “Finals Shootout”, a model car show, FREE kids entertainment and so much more!
This is it – the closing weekend for Goodguys in 2014! Don’t miss it! Visit www.good-guys.com for complete event details!