Winter Car Maintenance Advice from a Backyard Mechanic

Our oldest son is an engineering major and our youngest, a emergency vehicle mechanic. They owe their car savvy to daddy-O. He's just backyard mechanic, but he's the wind under their wings, only he's too modest to admit it. Whenever they have a question, who do they call? Dad.

With all due respect to college-educated technicians, who would you rather get advice from? A kid fresh out of the books or a person who came up through the ranks, knows the spectrum of models and has been repairing vehicles for 38 years? So winter. Want some advice from my backyardigan husband? Read on

  Winter Car Maintenance Tips from a Backyard Mechanic