Toyota Tacoma Leaf-Spring Rust Recall

According to an article in the New York Times, Toyota has recalled 790,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because of a problem with the leaf springs rusting out. Leaf springs are called that because they look a little bit like the pages, or leaves, of a book. If you look at a...

Lawsuit Busts the “Aluminum Can’t Rust” Myth

Aluminum Can Rust Maybe it’s just because of the business we’re in, but we hear it all the time: “Just get a car made out of aluminum, and then you won’t have to worry about rust.” Our response is always the same: “We wish, but it...

Fords and Lincolns Recalled for Rust

According to an article in Cheatsheet.com, Ford Motor Company recalled 747, 000 Fords and Lincolns on April 29th, in an action affecting four models. The media.Ford.com page it refers to, however, seems to indicate the recall affects only a little over 500,000...

Nissan Pathfinder, Infiniti Q4 Recalled Due to Rust

Nissan Recalled Due to Rust If you drive a Nissan Pathfinder or Infiniti Q4, you may want to enter the VIN into the form on SaferCar.gov to see if it’s subject to recall. Nissan has issued a voluntary recall of Nissan Pathfinders in the model years 1996 to 2004...

Toyota Tundra Recalled for Frame Rust

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Do-It-Yourself Auto Rustproofing-Undercoating

Auto Rustproofing-Undercoating The fact is, a new vehicle is subjected to thousands of spot welds and numerous bends and folds during production. This process damages the pre-coated metal, allowing exposure to the corrosion process. Besides cosmetic damage, corrosion...

Where Vehicles Rust out Most

Where do Vehicles Rust the Most? If you’ve been following this blog for long, you know that vehicles rust the most in what’s called the ‘salt belt,’ which means anywhere road maintenance crews put salt or other deicing chemicals on the roads to...

Auto Rustproofing – NH Facts

Rustproofing and undercoating for a car or a truck Rustproofing is a fairly new industry in New Hampshire, so it can be tempting to think that, like the salad shooter and the pet rock, it’s just an annoying gimmick that will disappear faster the more we ignore...

NHTSA: Road Salt Can Cause Brake Failure

Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that road salt can lead to brake failure. While New Hampshire drivers have pretty much known this for some time, it’s interesting to see this announcement coming from such an...