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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Broken radiator story

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Broken radiator story

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers Thank you to all who have called and written in about last month’s article regarding how to buy a new or used vehicle. Since the hot weather has arrived, I have received calls about radiator issues. Here is one such story. A slow green drip […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: I’m a car broker, it’s what I do

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: I’m a car broker, it’s what I do

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers Thank you all who have written in and called regarding the last couple of articles. I appreciate your feedback and comments. Over the last couple of weeks, I have received calls and emails about how to best purchase a new or used car. The callers […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: How to clean pollen off your car

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: How to clean pollen off your car

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers, In the past couple of weeks I have received a lot of questions regarding the huge amount of pollen accumulating on all of our vehicles. This month I have gathered some information about proper removal of pollen with the least amount of damage to our […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers, Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out via email and telephone. I appreciate the opportunity to be of assistance for all of your vehicle and automotive needs and questions. I received a call from a retired gentleman who was curious as to […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Mysterious smell and liquid coming out of my defrost vents

| April 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Mysterious smell and liquid coming out of my defrost vents

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Riccardo is a server at a restaurant my wife and I frequent here in Beaverton. He called me recently saying he had a strange smell coming from the vent of his older Domestic vehicle when he turned on the defroster. Riccardo mentioned that when warming up his vehicle after […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: What’s wrong with ethanol fuel?

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: What’s wrong with ethanol fuel?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! This month’s article is all about the damage ethanol fuel can do to vehicles. Oregon gets the poorest quality fuel in the nation. It does not regulate the fuel it receives to retail and ethanol fuel simply adds to the list of problems that plague many […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What’s that Smell Coming from the Vents?

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What’s that Smell Coming from the Vents?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! In January near the first of the month, I received a call from Edward from Beaverton. Edward mentioned that he had noticed a musty smell in his newer GM SUV during the summer months while using his A/C and now that the weather has changed, the […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Who’s that Under the Hood? Cars Can Make Attractive Homes for Critters

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Who’s that Under the Hood? Cars Can Make Attractive Homes for Critters

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers, This month, I am writing about Joan from Beaverton who called me asking about possible reasons for restricted air flow from her 2016 Toyota Hybrid’s heating/AC vents. She also reported that her ‘Service Engine’ and ‘Check Engine’ lights were on. Rats! At first I wasn’t so […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Maintaining Your Car’s Battery During Cold Weather

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Maintaining Your Car’s Battery During Cold Weather

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers, Over the last week or so with the weather getting colder, a few of our residents have emailed about having a dead or low battery in their cars. Here is some useful information about auto batteries. Freezing temperatures can affect your car battery. Dead or dying […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton readers! Driving safely during the fall months requires more than just cautious driving behavior. Your car also needs some attention. Here are 10 practical tips to help get your car ready for fall. Check the brakes and tires. Inclement weather require good stopping power. That means good […]

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