Scotty Needs A Little Help From His Friends

Scotty Needs A Little Help From His Friends

With over 700 Million people watching my car repair videos, I now need a little help in answering everyones' car questions. If you would like to help and become a moderator here, just watch this video. We're all in this together.

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jeff981273
jeff981273

Hey Scotty the place where the trailing arm mounts to the frame has rusted out on my 96 Saturn sl2. Is it still safe to drive around town? Or is it time to junk it?

makiah
makiah

Scotty what do you think about an 06 V6 dodge Dakota

sebastian perez
sebastian perez

Scotty what do you think about owning a 06 chevy trailblazer ss with 97,000 miles on it

colehardy19
colehardy19

Hey Scotty I have a 96 gmc ck1500 and just changed my intake gaskets and put it back together and know I drove it for a week and now I start it it will rev to 3 grand for about 3 seconds and rev Down and die what should I try and do

chmar2025
chmar2025

Hey Scotty you said that you went to the University of Illinois , did you mean the one in Champaign-Urbana ? .. by the way did you ever live in Chicago or what do you think of the city lol Chrysler’s are for some reason super popular over here haha

Patrik Purgar
Patrik Purgar

Hey Scotty. on your latest video, where you show how to "reset" the car, you said to rev the engine up to 2000 rpm for 5 minutes, but what about disel cars? To what rpm should i rev when i do those steps you showed?

carlover
carlover

What’s your opinion on lowering the suspension on a truck/suv

Patrick Star
Patrick Star

Hey Scotty, What do you think about a 2006 Acura TSX with 175000 miles. Do you think this car can last to 200k or maybe even 300k miles? Is there any problems I should expect at this mileage? It has been very well maintained.

noebarrios
noebarrios

Good morning scotty! What do you think about a 13 Nissan Altima coupe (2 door) for 5,000? It has a standard transmission and it was driven for 91,000 miles. Is it a good buy? What should I watch out for?

RickF1999
RickF1999

Hi Scotty, the radiator reservoir plastic cap popped off while I was driving. Thankfully I was able to put it back on, but the covers edge look melted. I also noticed the top hose (2000 Ford Ranger XLT) was hot, and when I open the radiator cap, the coolant spits out some. I also noticed some micro bubbles on the oil stick. What should I check for, because I want to save the engine while it’s still possible. I’ve got 7.4 miles to make it home. I’ll stop halfway to check again. Thank you! -Rick Ford

jesus4121
jesus4121

Hey Scotty, I have a 2000 Honda Civic value package. It’s has about 214k miles on it. Recently it’s been loosing power, I had to jumpstart it and now the radio has no power. The starter, alternator, and battery are all fine, the car was running two days ago. Could this be an electrical issue or something ?

Jack12345
Jack12345

Hey Scotty, Found a 05 Acura TL with 150k for $1600 that i’m considering buying. Wanted to see if you could tell me anything I should watch out for. Also, is it okay to use regular instead of premium on those? if so, would it effect gas mileage?

718caymanS
718caymanS

2019 Audi A4 2.0T 4,000 miles on it. Hey Scotty. Does it harm a vehicle to leave the wheels turned while parked or should the front wheels align with the rear wheels? Also, when trying to get the car out of a tight spot, does it wear out the tires prematurely to turn the front wheels while not moving?

noebarrios
noebarrios

Hello scotty, what do you think of me buying a used 2007 Infiniti g35 coupe with 76000 miles? It's an automatic.

Caayydenn
Caayydenn

Is it possible to recharge an 80s cars AC system without converting it to r134a or buying a whole new compressor?

Caayydenn
Caayydenn

So Ive got these 2 Bonnevilles a 1990 with 296K and a 2003 with 228K both run and drive but I am choosing to sell my 2003 and buy another car because i feel it will turn into a bigger money pit and is worth more money right now than the other one do you think I am selling the right car?

Prashant99
Prashant99

Hi Scotty, I have a 2007 matrix and the interior lights don't work (lights for the radio, ac basically the backlighting for the instrument pane) i was thinking that I might have unplugged it somehow as all of the instruments work just the backlights don't.

bongobreath
bongobreath

Scotty, I'm not a mechanic but have been around cars for over 50+ years...cars are my passion. What I do know are cars and which ones are good buys and which ones to stay away from. I travel extensively and rent a lot of cars including high end vehicles. I would be more than happy to assist in answering questions about best cars to buy, ones to stay away from and when to lease and when to buy. If that sounds of interest, let me know. Cheers!

wyliegt
wyliegt

Scotty, I have 2006 Hyundai Sonata with a 3.3L engine. The engine temp rises from mid-gauge to 3/4 when I turn on the A/C. Why would this be? I have changed the water pump 6months ago (leaking) and thermostat as an additional precaution.

dbschicago
dbschicago

Hi, Scottie and Friends. I'm looking at buying a 2007 Camry SE, 4 Cyl. Owner says dealer rebuilt engine at 116k miles to fix a recalled oil consumption issue and he has paperwork to verify the work done. Odometer currently reads 146k. KBB range is $4125 to $5400. It seems to me that owner's asking price of $6200 is high. Does the rebuilt engine add that much value?

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Patrik Purgar
Patrik Purgar

Hey Scotty, tell me, is there a difference in manifacturing between Toyota Corolla's that are sold in Europe and USA? I was at the toyota dealer today, I asked them for the CVT problem recall, and they told me they didn't had any Corollas recalled, I'm talking about the Croatian market.

collinthompson
collinthompson

Hey Scotty I have a 2003 Lexus gs300 it sometimes accelerates normally and majority accelerates slowly I was wondering if you would know was it is?

maccabeus
maccabeus

Hi Scotty, I'm buying a used 2016 lexus nx200t at 41k miles for 24k$. The mechanic who inspected it said the water pump is leaking and replaced it at sellers expense. Should I be worried? Is the car still worth it? Thanks!

Aircat
Aircat

Hey scotty I have a 2000 dodge Dakota 4.7L v8 that has about 169300mi on it what are your thoughts on the Dakota?

Sl1meShady
Sl1meShady

Hey Scotty, I’m in the market for my first truck, are the new diesel Colorado’s any good? Or should I look towards a Tacoma?