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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy, TPMS Low Tire Pressure Indicator

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy, TPMS Low Tire Pressure Indicator

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson With the weather getting warmer after such a long winter, with cold temperatures, I have had a few people ask about a certain light appearing on the instrument panel labeled TPMS. Here is an explanation of what the light is and what the system does. The purpose of the […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What is a Vehicle Broker and Why Would I Want to Use One?

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What is a Vehicle Broker and Why Would I Want to Use One?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Thank You to all of our Beaverton residents who have reached out for my services as a Licensed Auto Broker. I have enjoyed helping all of you buy, sell and lease. Quite a number of my clients have asked me to write about exactly how a broker can save […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: June Vehicle Maintenance

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: June Vehicle Maintenance

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! June is a great time to get your vehicle serviced and make sure all systems are in working order for the summer months. This is also a perfect time to get your vehicle cleaned up on the interior, as well as the exterior. Wash Away Winter […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Trade In or Sell? What Should I Do With My Old Car?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Trade In or Sell? What Should I Do With My Old Car?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! This month’s article is about trade in value. In today’s market, dealerships advertise low prices on their inventory to entice customers to come in. If they advertise vehicles at a huge discount there are only two ways they will be able to make money: The first […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Foggy Windows

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Foggy Windows

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! This month’s article is in response to Barbara & Esther who both emailed in asking why their car windows keep fogging up more than usual? What causes foggy Windows? Windows fog up on the inside when warm, moist air in the car meets colder glass surfaces, […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Selling a Car on Craigslist

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Selling a Car on Craigslist

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Thank you to everyone who wrote in recently. There were many subjects I could use for this month’s story but I decided to go with the situation local resident Paige Dumas. (not real name) experienced when trying to trade in her old car. Paige emailed me […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Where to Buy a Pre-owned Vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers! Recently I was asked if I were to buy a pre-owned vehicle where would I buy it? Would I buy from a franchised dealer or a used car dealership that doesn’t sell new vehicles. I thought I would offer some information to our Beaverton Readers to […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: How Much Maintenance Does an Electric Vehicle Need?

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: How Much Maintenance Does an Electric Vehicle Need?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers, This month we are responding to Tim from Beaverton who has called and emailed regarding the extra slippery conditions this year. Tim is a driver for Uber and uses his vehicle to pick up and deliver clients to their desired destinations. Tim has had issues with […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Safety Tips for Driving in the Fall

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Safety Tips for Driving in the Fall

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The leaves on the trees change color, painting the landscape in a tapestry of reds, oranges, and yellows. Here in Beaverton we do have a large amount of trees, which can cause a number of […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Driving on Hot Days Raises Overheating Risk

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Driving on Hot Days Raises Overheating Risk

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers With the recent increase in temperature outside, I have had emails and calls about engines overheating. Here are some of the causes & cautions. Your coolant is too low When your engine overheats, this is the first thing you should check. Ample coolant is vitally important […]

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