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What's Causing Periodic Engine Misfire?

03.24.2015
Jim hit a big puddle a while back, and now his engine misfires when it's rainy or humid. Can Car Talk help him out? 

Missed Signals and the Overheating Taxi

03.26.2013
Russ's taxi just blew its head gasket and he wants to know whether he missed any warning signals that could have prevented it. Tom and Ray say there were plenty of warning signals and want to know why Russ chose to ignore them all. Find out where Russ went wrong, right here. 

The Check Engine Light: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

03.07.2013
The most common response to a glowing dashboard warning is...using any means necessary to turn the light off. That's human nature. But the check engine and airbag warnings actually come on for a reason.

Check-engine light flickering but mechanic said it was the gas cap. Problem?

12.01.2001
I have a Oldsmobile with miles on it At about miles the check engine light came on and stayed on until I took it to the dealer later they told me the problem was a loose gas cap They turned...

What do those pricey oxygen sensors do anyway?

01.01.2001
We own a VW Golf with only miles on it The engine warning light came on and stayed on We took it to our dealer who said it was the front oxygen sensor It cost to fix A week later...

What could be causing my speedometer to fail and the "check engine light" to come on?

07.01.1999
I have a Jeep Cherokee with four-wheel drive and the liter straight six I love it However occasionally the speedometer fails to register and the check engine light comes on This usually occurs on the first trip of the day...

The "check engine light" comes on every once in a while but my mechanic says everything checks out. Should I worry?

05.01.1998
I drive an ' Dodge Colt I have a question about my little treasure After I drive my car for about a mile the Check Engine light comes on It goes out again within five minutes This happens just about...

It's usually a good idea to make the repairs that cause your "Check Engine Light" to come on.

02.01.1998
I was traveling along the highway in my Pontiac Transport Suddenly the Service Engine Soon light came on I drove about minutes to the next exit turned off the engine and waited After a while I turned the engine back...

If the check engine light goes on after the car warms up, is it still a problem?

07.01.1996
If anyone ever told this female that I'd be looking forward to an automotive column every week I'd never have believed it But it's true I'm writing because our Mercury Marquis has an ailment that our mechanic cannot solve My...

99% chance that your Suburu's "Check Engine Light" is on because of a bad solenoid.

12.01.1995
I have a Subaru GL station wagon with miles There is not a dealer around and local mechanics can't answer this question After about minutes of operation the ECS light comes on I assume this indicates a scheduled adjustment or...

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