Posts Tagged "Toyota"

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The 4Runner that's not 4turning

06.30.2016
Winter is coming, and Luis finds that it's a stark reminder that he'll have steering problems. But is his mechanic giving him a snow job?

When is Replacing An Air Filter a Dirty Sales Trick?

06.01.2016
Gary's mechanic says his air filter is filthy after only 5,000 miles. Is this possible--or a sales gimmick?

Testing a Broken Windshield Hypothesis

05.31.2016
Alex is looking for a scientific explanation for three cracked windshields in the family Sienna. 

Is Battery Life a Deal-Breaker on a Prius?

05.26.2016
Lois wants a new Prius and needs to know if the battery will go the distance. 

What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016
Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016
Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

How to Check Locking Hubs for Binding

05.05.2016
Michael thinks the locking hubs on his Tacoma may be binding. Here's how to check them out before they check out.

Diesel vs. Hybrid: Which Is Cleaner?

03.10.2016
Barbara has a 2006 VW Jetta diesel that she's considering replacing. Is a Prius a good choice for her? Car Talk's advice here.

Which Catalytic Converter is Broken on Ben's Tacoma?

02.16.2016
Ben is a broke college student and he's just learned that the catalytic converter on his Toyota Tacoma is bad. His dealer and a second mechanic agree that he can ignore it until he starts experiencing performance issues. The Car Talk Department of Automotive Ethics weighs in! 

West Coast Fever: Cutting Petroleum Use by 50 Percent With the Prius (and Cars Like It)

02.04.2016
The 2016 Prius ups the ante to 52 mpg combined (56 with the Eco model), and its one big reason why the three west coast states are on target to cut oil addiction 50 percent by 2030.

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