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Why Won't Car Pass Inspection?

Nadine's son's car won't pass the smog inspection until he gets a new catalytic converter. Car Talk thinks someone pulled a fast one on him when he bought the car. 

Most Bogus Auto Repair?

What's the most boooogus repair you've heard of? Tell us!

Today: how to handle a dishonest mechanic.

I took my car in because the air conditioner wasn't blowing cold air. I was told there was a leak in the high-pressure hose and it needed to be replaced. Well, 250 dollars later, I had cool air again ... for a...

Was Mike on the verge of losing a boat payment to a crooked dealership? Find out.

We have a 2001 Honda Civic that was just serviced at the dealership for its routine 90,000-mile service. During the checkup, they strenuously suggested that we replace the front-end lower ball joints, as they were worn out and had too much...

Federico got taken for a ride-- by his local repair shop. Find out how you can avoid the same trap.

We purchased a new 2005 Jeep Liberty for our daughter last year and have faithfully taken it in to the dealership where we bought it for routine maintenance. At the time of the last maintenance checkup (11,784 miles), the repair shop performed...

What are those "marbles" rolling around in my gas tank??

I recently purchased a Chevy Biscayne The gas tank was leaking and couldn't be patched so I took it out When I removed the tank it sounded like marbles were rolling around in there I tipped it upside down and...

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