Nadine's Motorhome is Running Hot: Can Car Talk Help?

01.14.2016

Nadine's 2002 Class C Motorhome runs fine, but produces so much heat on the passenger side that it's uncomfortable to ride in, even with the AC on full blast. What does Car Talk suggest? 

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Pontiac Vibe Won't Start on Flat Grade

01.12.2016

What's going on with the clutch on the '06 Pontiac Vibe? 

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What's the Point of an On/Off Switch Anymore?

01.07.2016

Rachel's car has automatic headlights, and it got her wondering about the point of the on/off switch. Is this feature outdated? Car Talk's take, right here.

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What's Normal for New Ford Focus?

01.05.2016

John's 2014 Ford Focus shudders into second gear, but the dealer told him it was "normal". What does Car Talk suggest? 

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Best New Car For an Insurance Adjuster?

12.31.2015

Richard is getting ready to replace his Toyota Tundra and likes the Subaru Forester. But has Subaru resolved their head gasket problems? Car Talk's answer here. 

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Any Hope for a 1991 Honda Civic Wagon?

12.29.2015

Lynnette's old Honda Civic has an intermittent hesitation problem that has her mechanic stumped. Can Car Talk help?

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Do Gas Stations Ever Thin Gas With Water?

12.24.2015

Today: Car Talk tackles a gas station myth for Julie.

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What's Going "Thud" in the Trunk?

12.22.2015

Everytime Vinnie hits a speedbump in his Nissan Maxima, he hears a thump, like something is loose in the trunk. He's double-checked and can't find the problem. Does Car Talk have a theory?

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An Old Fashioned Engine Fire . . .

12.17.2015

Skip's Ford E250 van is giving him trouble. Car Talk's suggestion? Hope for an engine fire.

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Good Replacement for the Grand Marquis?

12.15.2015

Can Car Talk help a self-identified old geezer replace his Mercury Grand Marquis?

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Can an Old Catalytic Converter Be Cleaned?

12.10.2015

Norm wants to know if he can clean up his old catalytic converter and put it back in his car. Car Talk explains how catalytic converters are recycled, here.

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Is Hyundai Elantra GT the Right Car for Winter?

12.08.2015

Martin slid off the highway last winter and is worried that his 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT is not the right car for winter. What does Car Talk suggest?

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Why Does Michael's Jaguar Require Oil From Ford?

12.03.2015

Michael's Jaguar XF needs a certain type of motor oil that is made by Ford and is only sold in Europe. Can he safely substitute something else? Car Talk's advice here.

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Does Kelly Need Snow Tires for Her Subaru?

12.01.2015

Kelly just moved to Montana and traded in her beloved Honda Civic for a Subaru Forester. Does she also need to get snow tires? Car Talk's answer here.

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Jan vs. Husband: Does Underfilling Gas Cause Rust?

11.26.2015

Today: Car Talk settles a dispute between Jan and her husband about rust, gasoline filler pipes, and underfilling a tank. The wager? A nickel. Find out who wins here.

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