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Greg's bills for his Silverado's brake system won't stop, and neither will the truck. Before he dumps more money into parts, there's a simple fix that may do the trick.
brakes Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2004
Poke's new Subaru Forester wants to roll away on hills. Is the engine, clutch, or parking brake the culprit?
transmissions brakes clutches Subaru Forester 2016
Mike has a pickup that spends a lot of time sitting--when it's not being borrowed. What's the best way to maintain a truck that doesn't rack up the miles?
fluids brakes Ford Ranger 2010
Can Ray help Arlene's Eldorado come to its senses? It's been veering towards fences for so long.
steering safety brakes safety features Cadillac Eldorado 2002
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
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Today: What's causing Becki's 2001 GMC Jimmy to rattle? And is it going to take her over the nearest cliff? Car Talk's advice right here.
Catherine's Ford Focus is experiencing intermittent brake failure but her dealership doesn't seem to believe her. Car Talk's advice? Instruct her heirs to sue the dealership... Oh, and get it fixed. Find out how, here.
Howard's brakes are sticking. Is it because he uses his left foot? Or can Car Talk come up with another explanation?
Julia's brakes failed, and she had heard that driving with the parking brake on can cause the brakes to give out. Is that what happened to her? See Car Talk's answer and post your own guess, here.
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