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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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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What Can Cause a Car to Pull to One Side?

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: What Can Cause a Car to Pull to One Side?

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers I received a call from Phyllis in Aloha. She had question about why her vehicle was pulling to only one side. Here are the reasons why a vehicle would pull to one side or the other. Lack of proper inflation If a tire is UNDER inflated […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Keeping That Front Windshield Clean & Clear

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Keeping That Front Windshield Clean & Clear

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers Recently Bob from Beaverton was sitting at his normal breakfast stop with his wife Jean, and he picked up a copy of the Beaverton Resource Guide. Bob called and asked me if there were anything he could do to improve the vision through his windshield. I […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Warm Weather and Bird Droppings

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Warm Weather and Bird Droppings

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Recently I have had a number of readers ask about bird droppings and why it damages the paint on their cars, paint, and plastics. After researching the issue, I learned a few things that you should know too. According to car care product specialists however, damage actually results from […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Time for Some Spring Vehicle Maintenance

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Time for Some Spring Vehicle Maintenance

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Now that winter has passed it may be time to take a look at some Spring vehicle maintenance, here are some good ideas I have found, for the upcoming travel season. Exterior Tips Wiper blades play an extremely important role in increasing visibility. Replace every six months or when […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: The Pros & Cons of Buying Cars w/Tax Money

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: The Pros & Cons of Buying Cars w/Tax Money

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson A new survey found that more than one-third of vehicle owners anticipating tax refunds will spend a portion of their newly found cash on something related to a car, truck, or motorcycle, and the parts to repair and maintain them. The data is based on a survey conducted, which […]

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