Good car, bad car

The Country Curmudgeon

What makes a car good? It depends. Does it start or doesn’t it? This is the ultimate criteria.

If it starts up every morning, regardless of the temperature, I can forgive a lot. There is nothing more aggravating than a car that does not start reliably. You approach the vehicle with a tight chest and a knot in your stomach. If it doesn’t catch, well, jump-starting a car is simple, right? However, the owner’s manual does seem to indicate that it is possible to explode something if you don’t do it correctly. You might want to read that chapter again.

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