Auto Body Problems

Auto body problems aren't always easy to spot. Diagnosing auto body problems sometimes requires a little know-how. In this section you'll find articles dedicated to teaching you how to diagnose auto body problems.


If your car persistently pulls you to the side of the road, it may be trying to tell you something. Relax. This simple service shouldn't cost you that much.

Tire rotation isn't hard: It won't take you long and it's cheap to have done professionally. Still, it's something we often neglect to do. How often should you rotate your tires?

Bald heads are OK. Bald tires are not. How can you tell when your car's rubber road-huggers need to be retired?

Most people take pretty good care of their cars' insides, but they may neglect the outside. Why is it important to wax your car and how often should you do it?

Wouldn't it be awesome if your car wore some kind of protective armor that warded off scuffs and dings? Well, maybe it can.

The idea an airtight car might initially seem appealing. After all, it would likely be very quiet inside and water tight, too. But is an airtight car really a good (or safe) idea?

It seems that most modern cars -- with a few high-performance exceptions -- are designed to be somewhat silent inside the passenger cabin. But will your car's quiet interior get noisier over time?

One thing is certain: If your car is vibrating, you know you've got a problem. But determining the root cause of that wobble or shake might not be as difficult (or expensive) as you may think.