The Truth About Cars » heat http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Piston Slap: Vapor Lock and the Hot R32? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-vapor-lock-hot-r32/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/piston-slap-vapor-lock-hot-r32/#comments Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1284922 Nick writes: I bought a used 2008 Volkswagen Golf R32 with 48,000 miles in January 2010 (5,000 only in the U.S., 3.2-liter NA V6). Every summer since then I’ve had issues as the weather warms up. Basically, it starts to act up when driving at around 85+ miles-per-hour or so, and it gets even worse if I’m […]

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Nick writes: I bought a used 2008 Volkswagen Golf R32 with 48,000 miles in January 2010 (5,000 only in the U.S., 3.2-liter NA V6). Every summer since then I’ve had issues as the weather warms up. Basically, it starts to act up when driving at around 85+ miles-per-hour or so, and it gets even worse if I’m […]

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Down Under You Can Cook Christmas Dinner In Your Car, And That’s Not Good http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/can-cook-christmas-dinner-car-thats-not-good/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/can-cook-christmas-dinner-car-thats-not-good/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 19:05:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1249321 Australian chef Matt Moran made a video to highlight the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars during the holidays — and for the rest of their summer — by cooking lamb in the car, according to Australian newspaper The Age. The video was produced for Kidsafe Australia, a group that highlights the dangers of […]

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Australian chef Matt Moran made a video to highlight the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars during the holidays — and for the rest of their summer — by cooking lamb in the car, according to Australian newspaper The Age. The video was produced for Kidsafe Australia, a group that highlights the dangers of […]

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Piston Slap: So Hot, Yet So Cold! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224649 Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Baby Dies After Being Left Alone Inside Hot Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/baby-dies-after-being-left-alone-inside-hot-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/baby-dies-after-being-left-alone-inside-hot-car/#comments Sun, 09 Aug 2015 16:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1137002 A 10-month-old baby is dead after being left alone Thursday inside a hot car in Austin, Texas, KTLA reported. Police haven’t charged the male driver, who was found at the scene, with a crime. It’s unclear how the driver and the baby may have been related. According to police, employees at a Waffle House spotted the […]

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A 10-month-old baby is dead after being left alone Thursday inside a hot car in Austin, Texas, KTLA reported. Police haven’t charged the male driver, who was found at the scene, with a crime. It’s unclear how the driver and the baby may have been related. According to police, employees at a Waffle House spotted the […]

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Piston Slap: The Heat Is On! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/piston-slap-the-heat-is-on/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/piston-slap-the-heat-is-on/#comments Mon, 16 Jul 2012 11:21:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=452829     Ramin writes: Sajeev, I am not a TTAC member, but I read it almost daily. I suppose I should join soon. Anyway having read your “piston slap: we need your help” post, I have one that has been stumping me for about a year now: The car is an 08 Impreza STI. For […]

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    Ramin writes: Sajeev, I am not a TTAC member, but I read it almost daily. I suppose I should join soon. Anyway having read your “piston slap: we need your help” post, I have one that has been stumping me for about a year now: The car is an 08 Impreza STI. For […]

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