Whether your vehicle has a one-year, 12,000-mile warranty or a 100,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty, experts say it’s important to ensure that your car is properly maintained and all needed repairs are made before your warranty expires.

Curtain airbags. This comes out from above the door frames generally from front passengers to rear passengers. They protect occupant heads in the event of a side impact.

One more step. Connect the muffler section to the connecting pipe. The best way to do this is to slip the exhaust hangers on the muffler into the hanging rubber bushing first, then swing the rear section up and fit it into the connecting pipe. Then all that’s left to do is tighten down the supplied clamp. I would recommend making sure all your connections are tight and you muffler tips exit your bumper straight. Oh yea, and don’t forget to re-install that skid plate/heat shield.

Sounds like to me that you and your sweet ride are experiencing a fuel issue by running out of fuel and running lean. You will need to check your fuel filter and fuel pump and you may have even fried and melted your recycle catalytic converters.

I confirmed that it was indeed the same chain. Then it hit me and I told him about my adding two quarts of oil. “But the car really needed it,” I enthused.

The bad news is that this component is usually installed within the gas tank. As a result, it takes time to replace. While the pump itself might cost $200, the labor might cost twice as much.

Take for example the power used by your car’s engine to push out the exhaust gases. If you can reduce this you would have made additional power available to drive the car forward. And you can do that by opting for exhaust headers. Aftermarket exhaust headers are specially crafted to reduce the amount of power to push the exhaust gases out.

There are professional car inspectors. You will find them locally in your yellow pages. You could hire one of them for around $100 dollars per car and watch him inspect a car or two.