Why Your Car Goes Crazy

The fault likely resides with the collection of silicon chips that make modern vehicles run -- most of the time, anyway

These days more and more owners are complaining about a myriad of intermittent problems with their vehicles, and they range all over the spectrum. Sudden window openings, power-seat movements, engine shutdowns, navigation system anomalies, transmission-shifting glitches, remote-locking system failures, windshield wipers coming on, alarms engaging and countless other operating deficiencies are reported around the country. Shop technicians seem unable to fix or even duplicate such symptoms when the vehicles are brought in for repairs.

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