Is it normal?
Good day, baka may ma-suggest kayo. Nagpa-detail kasi ako ng sasakyan. After ng detailing, napansin ko yung side mirror sa driver side, may fog na. Sabi nila sa loob daw yun, pero wala naman yun before the detailing. At mukhang
Is it safe?
A reader sent in a question about the usage of a modern automatic transmission with the manual option. Here's his question:"Hi Top Gear PH! Is it okay if I shift from drive to manual (+/-) in an automatic car while I'
Is it a common issue?
Good day!First of all, good job with the informative articles and tips Top Gear Philippines has been posting. They're a big help for new drivers like me. I am newbie driver, and I have a Kia Picanto as my first
Is premium always better?
Hello! Is it recommended to use a more expensive type of diesel for SUVs rather than the plain variants? For example, Shell's V-Power over the ordinary diesel. Thanks!Patrick James CoHi Patrick,Generally speaking, premium automotive fuels do perform better
A common problem
Hi Top Gear PH,Seeing the 10 pesos per liter promo of Phoenix because of their 10th anniversary surprised me and made me feel bad I did not make it. Though it made me think, ever since I have been fueling up
Is cheap always better?
With all the photos going viral showing cheap gas prices, is it safe for our cars to be filled up with these affordable fuels? Because the stuff sold at the top three gas stations is a pain in the a**. Will it
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Dear Top Gear,Good day!I have a 2001 Nissan Sentra FE. I am having this issue with its carburetor for quite a while now. I think it's got something to do with the A/C. When the A/C is
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Dear Top Gear,Is it really necessary or does it do any good to the engine if an engine flush is done on every regular oil change?Thanks!Paul Hi Paul,There are a couple ways to flush your car's engine
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What is it with Nissan cars and good air-conditioning? I always hear people say that Nissans have very good, cold air-cons. I know that Nissan is not the one that manufactures its A/C, but they source it from companies
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Hi Sir Ferman!I hope you have time to read my message. I'm an old-car owner. We have a first-gen Honda CR-V with Real Time AWD and manual transmission, which we love. However, this sucker just eats up
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Hi Top Gear! I just want to ask, does using second gear when taking off from a full stop hurt my car's engine?Thanks!Dann Francis Lopena Hi, Dann. The short answer is: it won't hurt your engine but it
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Sir, is having strong static electricity in your car safe? I experience it every time I use my new Toyota Vios. The voltage is about five times more than that of a normal Cricket lighter. I hope you can help me. Thanks.
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Hello, Top Gear Philippines. I am just confused with the classifications of SUVs. Does the midsize SUV class start at 4.6m or 4.7m? Does it apply to cars and pickup trucks, too? Thanks!Clayton Yu Hi, Clayton. Your question is
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I need your advice. My friends always tell me to turn off my car's air-conditioning before I switch off my engine. If I don't do so, am I harming my engine or my car in the long run? Is
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Hi, sir Ferman! I bought a secondhand 2005 Nissan X-Trail 2.0 as our first car. I decided to buy it because I was impressed with its looks (black color, 17-inch wheels, HID head- and foglights, rear spoilers, modified chin
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Good day! I need your opinion. I have a Toyota Vios, and I want to lower its ride. I travel out of town once a week, and I'd like to know which is better: lowering springs or coilovers? What are their
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So we got a photo of a brand-new Toyota Vios being treated to an engine wash with the same foamy and presumably soapy solution that you typically see at regular car-wash shops. The question of the photo sender was: "Would
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Hi, sir Ferman. I'm a fan of Top Gear, and I really like your column. My car is a 1996 Toyota Corolla XL. I have been experiencing what appears to be the sound of backfire coming from my muffler. My mechanic
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Hi, Top Gear. I just picked up my Ford EcoSport. I asked my sales agent what kind of gasoline I could fill up with, and she said unleaded fuel. So I loaded P1,000 worth of 91-octane unleaded gas. When I
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Kudos for having a great online presence. I visit your site more than once a week, and find pleasure in reading its features, updates and pro-consumer articles. I am seeking advice on how to increase the ground clearance of our Hyundai
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