Guest mechanic Charlie Melton from the Clinton High School Career Complex answered our listener calls about cars that wouldn't start.
January recalls: 100,000 2011-14 Hyundai Sonata, 2013-14 Santa Fe Sport and 2,300 2019 Lincoln Nautilus You can find out if your vehicle has a past recall by going to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s website: https://nhtsa.gov/recalls and imputing your VIN number.
Consumer Reports has a list of 108 2007-16 models that have a record of much-worse-than-average overall reliability based on subscriber responses to their Annual Auto Survey. https://www.consumerreports.org/used-cars/used-cars-to-avoid-buying/ The Ram 1500; model years 2014 and 2015 https://gearpatrol.com/2018/12/27/8-best-driving-apps-ios-android/
If you’re interested in reviews of new cars Casey Williams is the automotive correspondent for WFYI, a public radio station in Indianapolis, and he has reviewed cars and covered the auto industry for 25 years. He has a new review of the GMC Sierra. https://www.wfyi.org/news/articles/gmc-sierra-conquers-all-or-no-roads
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