Tag: 2013

13 Posts

Mar 07, 2017

Cold Clutch Doesn't Want to Work Properly

Dear Car Talk

Hugh's newish Hyundai has a clutch that doesn't work on cold mornings. What's the connection between the temperature and his shifting woes?

clutches transmissions Hyundai Accent 2013

my car won't start and makes staticky sounds
Dec 27, 2016

Pushbutton Start Doesn't Always Do the Trick

Dear Car Talk

Paul's Accord has a push button start that requires some coaxing. It's under warranty--but how it's handled at the service counter helps down the road.

starters Honda Accord 2013

Ford Explorer defective paint.
Oct 18, 2016

First Signs of the Carpocalypse: 2011-2016 Ford Explorer Paint Problems

Car Talk Car Complaints

Our latest installment of First Signs of the Carpocalypse covers the Ford Explorer from 2013 through the current model year.

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Ford Focus transmission and door latch problems.
Oct 05, 2016

Used Ford Focus – Buy This Year, Not That One!

Car Talk Car Complaints

Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.

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Hyundai Elantra brake problems
Apr 21, 2016

This Week's Turd of the Week

Car Talk Car Complaints

Brake problems, suspension issues, and electrical woes won this week's top dishonor for this surprise contender. Find out which car is Car Talk's Turd of the Week, right here.

reviews brakes Hyundai Elantra 2013

Toyota RAV4 has leaky a sunroof
Sep 22, 2015

Today: Fix for a Leaky Sunroof?

Dear Car Talk

Sharon replaced the leaky sunroof in her Toyota RAV4 two years ago. Now she's hearing water in the roof again. Can she dry out the roof? Or does Car Talk have a better idea? Find out.

sunroofs leaks Toyota RAV4 2013

2013 LA Auto Show
Dec 16, 2013

Why Car Shows Are Weird

Guest Bloggers

Hint: It might have something to do with monkeys, the next Sandra Bullock and/or German drywallers.

LA Auto Show 2013

Is the era of the huge SUV over
Aug 23, 2013

BMW X1 and the Return of the Clown Car

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Is America finally getting over its infatuation with the SUV, and returning to cars that actually carry lots of stuff?

reviews SUVs crossovers BMW X1 2013

Car that can tow with good mileage
Jun 11, 2013

Today: Help Dave Choose a New Car

Dear Car Talk

Dave is buying a new car and he needs something that is good for daily commuting, but one that can also occasionally tow a pair of Jet Skis. Tom and Ray think there are several vehicles that can handle both situations. Find out what they recommend, right here.

towing Ford Escape 2013