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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Today: New Prius Headrest is a Pain in the Neck

11.24.2015

Jeannette loves her new Prius C except for one thing: the headrest. It's screwing with her posture and can't be adjusted. Can Car Talk help?

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Today: What's Causing Heat Problem in Jerry's Town and Country?

11.19.2015

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?

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Can Susie Revive Inherited Saab?

11.17.2015

Susie just inherited a 1983 Saab 900 Turbo hatchback in perfect condition...except for one thing-- it doesn't run.

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What's Come Over Lisa's Volkswagen Jetta?

11.12.2015

Lisa's Volkswagen Jetta will play the radio and CD player without the key in the ignition. It never did this before. Can Car Talk explain what gives?

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