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What's Wrong With the Wipers?

The wipers on Brad's '96 Caprice Classic work fine on low and intermittent, but when he turns them up to high, they freeze up. What's Car Talk's diagnosis?

What Caused Rear Wiper Failure?

Vinod's rear wiper stopped working. So far his mechanic has replaced the motor, a coil, and a switch, to no avail. What can they try next? Car Talk suggest he try a different mechanic! 

Tomorrow's Tech Today: Cool Innovations, from Smart Windshield Wipers to Start-Stop

Bosch throws open the lab doors and lets Car Talk see what it's working on. Much of the new stuff is laser-targeted at making cars more fuel efficient, but there's also safety electronics that get us closer to self-driving cars.

What to do when the washer fluid goes astray?

My aunt called me the other day and said she had trouble trying to find the place where you put more windshield-washer fluid. She told me the only cover she found was one that said "Coolant." You guessed it --...

Can you help Tom and Ray solve a very stinky problem?

I own a Jaguar Silverstone XKR. When I use the windshield washers, the smell is a cross between very bad breath and cow manure. I've emptied the tank several times and flushed it with Clorox, but it still puts out...

How can I clean out my windshield wiper fluid container?

My ' Honda Civic EX recently developed a new feature The blue windshield washer solution has been colonized by some pink slime that smells like somebody's unwashed gym clothes My microbiologist co-worker says that there are some forms of microbial...

Every time I press the windshield wiper button my car stalls!

It started last fall as I was driving my wife's ' Taurus When I depressed the windshield washer button the car immediately stalled I had to get the car towed to a Ford dealer who analyzed the problem and told...

Will frequent windshield wiper use wear down the windshield?

My father is always telling me to turn my windshield wipers down or off whenever possible He says they will wear into the windshield glass especially at high speed Is this true -- Jessica TOM Your father is an unmitigated...

What could cause windshield wipers to come on while accelerating?

I have a GMC pickup with a V engine and automatic transmission It is in excellent shape with approximately miles on it Recently each time I step on the gas pedal a little extra hard for passing the windshield wipers...

We're writing to you rather than our Congressman or Senator...

We're writing to you rather than our Congressman or Senator only because we think you two are much more influential than they could ever hope to be Our campaign is safety and if anyone can rouse the sleeping gnats of...


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