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How Does My Car Know Tire Pressure?

How Does My Car Know Tire Pressure?

Virtually all new vehicles now come with a Tire-Pressure Monitoring System as standard equipment. Such a system has been required in the U.S. since September 2007, and other countries and regions--including Canada, the European Union, South Korea, Russia, and others--have followed suit or are in...

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2007 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150

Car Trivia: May 4, 2007

1. Where would you find a Schrader valve? 2. Which company built the 220-hp V-6 engine in the 1989 Ford Taurus SHO? 3. Name the upmarket, limited-edition variant of the 1969... read more May 3, 2007 by 0

2007 HUMMER H2 Victory Red Edition

Car Trivia: April 26, 2007

byMurray Jackson 1. Which company owned HUMMER producer AM General until 1983? 2. Which tire company uses the “Wingfoot” logo? 3. The 1965 Studebaker Wagonaire station... read more April 26, 2007 by 0

2006 Pontiac GTO 2-door Coupe Tail Light

Car Trivia: October 27, 2006

by Murray Jackson   1. Which carmaker produced a model known as the Topolino or "little mouse"? 2. Name the U.S. carmaker that offered the 1949-1953 Traveler, a passenger... read more October 27, 2006 by 0

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TheCarConnection Trivia: Aug. 20, 2006

by Murray Jackson 1. In this 1969-1970 TV series, the hero wandered across America on a motorcycle. 2. Name the make and model of the star character’s motorcycle in the TV... read more August 20, 2006 by 0

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport

TheCarConnection Trivia: Aug. 4, 2006

by Murray Jackson 1. Where are your car’s Schrader valves? 2. Name the 1989 semi-documentary movie based on the effects of GM's closing of its Flint, Michigan plants. 3. In... read more August 4, 2006 by 0

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Get more TCC Trivia 1. In the 1920s, these American luxury-car brands were referred to as the “Three Ps”. 2. Which European tire maker entered into an alliance with... read more April 14, 2006 by 0

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Tire Changes

A flat tire can be a great way to ruin a drive to work, a cruise in the country, or a simple trip to the mall. But it doesn’t have to mean a tow truck and a repair bill. If... read more January 30, 2006 by 0

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WJR Auto Report: Firestone

Ford Motor Co. was served with what you might call the corporate equivalent of divorce papers the other day. Firestone sent notice it no longer intends to supply tires to the... read more May 28, 2001 by 0

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Special Report: Firestone Tire Recall

TCC's award-winning coverage of the Firestone recalls: Ford Shakes it Up Again by TCC Team (7/30/2001) Firestone Nixes Bigger Recall by Jim Burt (7/23/2001) Cargirl: Ford Vs... read more January 14, 2001 by 0


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