What Happened to All the Dead Bugs?

06.04.2015

Bill has been driving for 50 years and he thinks he's seeing fewer and fewer dead bugs on his windshield. Car Talk explains, right here. 

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Today: Diagnose Those Dials

06.02.2015

Patricia's temperature and clock dials only work when the car is fully loaded. When the car is light and empty, neither works. Find out what Car Talk thinks may be happening, right here.

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How Much Would You Pay to Fix "Annoying"?

05.21.2015

Ken's car makes a clicking sound when the AC is on the coldest setting. The problem is gate motor but the fix involves taking out the entire dash. What does Car Talk recommend?

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Today: Does Fix-A-Flat Really Work?

05.20.2015

Jeffery's worried about his wife getting stranded with a flat tire. Does fix-a-flat really work? Car Talk explains, right here. 

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What Time is It? Time for a New Clutch!

05.14.2015

Tom has 265K miles on his Honda Civic, with an original engine and clutch. The clutch is acting up but his mechanic can't seem to find anything wrong with it. Car Talk says he had a good run, but it's time to bite the bullet and replace the clutch. 

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The Shaking LeBaron

05.12.2015

Lin's 1988 Chrysler LeBaron is giving her trouble, and giving us Ricardo Montalban flashbacks. What's causing the engine to shake? 

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What's Wrong With the Wipers?

05.07.2015

The wipers on Brad's '96 Caprice Classic work fine on low and intermittent, but when he turns them up to high, they freeze up. What's Car Talk's diagnosis?

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Today: MIG Welding an Older Truck?

05.05.2015

Car Talk's advice for MIG welding: get the right eye protection, and try not to set your car, your house or your hair on fire. Read the rest, right here.

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Today: The Rattling GMC Jimmy

04.30.2015

Today: What's causing Becki's 2001 GMC Jimmy to rattle? And is it going to take her over the nearest cliff? Car Talk's advice right here.

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Where Have All the Vent Windows Gone?

04.28.2015

John just got around to replacing his '73 MGB and he's missing the vent windows. Why do new cars not have these? Find out, here. 

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Wake Up Call for a Long Dormant RV

04.23.2015

Jack has an RV that hasn't been started in four years. Can Car Talk help him wake up this RV and get it running again? 

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Oil Pressure Mystery: Stephen's GMC Envoy

04.23.2015

The oil pressure in Stephen's GMC Envoy is acting up, fine one minute, warning lights the next. Is he damaging the engine if he drives it while it's doing this? Car Talk's take, here.

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Luxury Car Means Luxury Repair Prices

04.21.2015

Marshall has a Mercedes Benz ML350 and is having a little sticker-shock on the repairs he's had to do. Is he getting fleeced? 

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A Modern Mystery: Why Hang Back at Stoplights?

04.14.2015

Jim's a self-described old timer and he's noticed a new phenomenon--people leaving several car lenghts between themselves and the next car at traffic lights. Can Car Talk solve this mystery? 

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Today: Best Car to Buy for Doomsday?

04.09.2015

Lynne's buying a new car and she's concerned about . . . Doomsday. Can Car Talk recommend a vehicle that will flourish in an environment of EMPs, limited fuel availability and worthless money? 

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