Paul Brand

Columnist | Cars
Paul Brand writes about autos for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Paul Brand

Brand: Aging Infiniti could use some new struts

Q: We have a 1999 Infiniti I30 with 122,000 miles that runs well but has one issue — at highway...

Updated: February 19, 2015, - 05:52 PM

Repair shops unable to find source of van's 'clunk'

Q: I have a nice ’93 GMC conversion van that has been stored winters since new. There is a clunking...

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 03:09 PM

Durango's HVAC blower may have bad connection

Q: I have a 2002 V8 Dodge Durango. For the past five years we have been having issues with the...

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 07:05 PM

Stored Honda CR-V picks up a bad case of rotor rust

Q: We stored our 2013 Honda CR-V in our detached garage last winter. When we drove it last spring there...

Updated: January 29, 2015, - 06:39 PM

Brand: Subaru's braking behavior may just be ABS

Q: While searching the Web to try and figure out what’s wrong with my ’03 Subaru Baja’s brakes, I came...

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 03:10 PM

U students work with Rosemount to boost resident involvement

Rosemount wants more of its citizens to join in, stay involved.

Updated: January 19, 2015, - 08:39 PM

Spark plugs at 100K miles (and more wintry advice)

Q: I have a 2001 PT Cruiser with 100,000 miles on it. Would you recommend a spark plug change? Also,...

Updated: January 17, 2015, - 03:07 PM

Brand: You, your car and winter

A few answers to common questions about motor vehicles and cold weather.Q: There have been numerous articles recently about warming...

Updated: January 09, 2015, - 10:45 PM

Brand: Today's cars 'break in' all on their own

Q: I was very interested in your comments on “engine break-ins.” I would not be quite so quick to dismiss...

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 10:46 PM

Brand: Storing a car? Use an automatic battery charger

Q: I am the proud owner of a restored 1969 GTO Pontiac GTO. This past summer I purchased a new...

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 10:42 PM

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