Did a $5 widget sold in the 1950's actually keep oil clean, or did it just clean out wallets?
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Leroy can't get a straight answer on when to change the transmission fluids in his older cars. Can Car Talk set the record straight?
Dear Car Talk: Is it harmful to start the car if the air conditioner, radio, etc., have been left in the "on" position?
Today: Tom and Ray try to enlighten Todd, an emergency brake over-user, about the error of his ways. Find out why it's not a great idea to use this brake for regular stopping, and why it's really called the "parking brake", right here.
Joshua's driving instructor warned him that leaving a car unstarted for more than two weeks could corrode the fuel lines. Now Joshua's worried about all those new cars parked at dealerships across the country. Tom and Ray explain why car dealers don't bother to employ a staff person to start up each car in the lot once every few weeks.