Consumer Reports: Car care

Jon Linkov is the automotive editor of Consumer Reports, a magazine known for its ratings of products and services and for its consumer investigations. Each week on The News Now, Consumer Reports showcases a unique mix of expert, independent product testing, survey research, investigative journalism and consumer advocacy.


Monday, Linkov explained how performing a simple under-hood inspection can keep your motor running smoothly and reliably. Checking your fluids is an important first step. Linkov said it's not uncommon for people to use the wrong fluids in their cars. The results of doing so can vary from irritating to deadly. For Linkov's full report, visit

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