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.
Dear Car Talk
The heat is always on in Jerry's Chrysler Town and Country but his mechanic says nothing is broken. What's Car Talk's advice?
Dave wants Car Talk to answer a question he's had since childhood-what really happens when you put a potato in a tailpipe? Find out right here.
Mike's housemate thinks it's OK to stretch the gas pump hose across your car when refueling but Mike thinks this is a bad idea. Who's right?
Emmanuel's new car has an "Active ECO System" option that he can turn on and off manually. It improves fuel efficiency, so why isn't in automatically on? Car Talk explains, right here.
Scott sees a lot of car ads that warn "Professional Driver: Do Not Try This." He wants to know: How can he train to become a professional driver?
Dear Car Talk: Is it harmful to start the car if the air conditioner, radio, etc., have been left in the "on" position?