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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...

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...

How to keep windshield wiper fluid from freezing.

This may seem trivial but it really frosts my gizzard My windshield washers don't work in sub-freezing weather In October I switch from water to guaranteed to below washer fluid so that by the time we have hard freezes I...

Wipers with a moisture-related problem.

My Nissan SX has a windshield wiper problem that none of the mechanics I have consulted seem to be able to fix At random times while driving in bad weather the wiper blades will first start to slow down as...

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