I work in law enforcement on a surveillance unit We...

04.01.2004

I work in law enforcement on a surveillance unit We often have to sit in our vehicles for long periods of time sometimes with the engine running Is it hard on a vehicle for it to idle in a stationary...

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A friend of mine Chris his real name is about...

04.01.2004

A friend of mine Chris his real name is about to buy a U S -made car brand-new off the showroom floor I suggested that he might want to consider buying a model of which lots of units are sold...

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You answered some questions recently about whether the Toyota Prius...

04.01.2004

You answered some questions recently about whether the Toyota Prius has to be serviced at the dealer or can be serviced by an independent mechanic I want to pass on some helpful information that was omitted from your article Although...

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My youngest son has been diagnosed with autism One of...

04.01.2004

My youngest son has been diagnosed with autism One of the problems that can be faced by autistic people is an oversensitivity to sound Certain sounds can be very painful to them Well while we were on our way home...

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I am trying to weigh the safety and convenience benefits...

04.01.2004

I am trying to weigh the safety and convenience benefits of the Volvo SUV versus the Volvo Cross Country versus a minivan like the Honda Odyssey While the extra seating in the Volvo SUV is a very valuable feature --...

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I would like to commend you on the information about...

04.01.2004

I would like to commend you on the information about leaving dogs in a truck It seems like a little common sense combined with your advice will be an admirable solution I would propose however that instead of using a...

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My -year-old daughter drove her Dodge Neon Sport to high...

04.01.2004

My -year-old daughter drove her Dodge Neon Sport to high school Monday which happened to coincide with a record rainfall here The parking lot at her school was a lake She drove into it and her car died After the...

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I have a Ford Bronco with a Windsor engine The...

04.01.2004

I have a Ford Bronco with a Windsor engine The engine needs to be rebuilt I have three choices rebuild it myself pay a mechanic to do the work or buy a remanufactured one on the Internet If I choose...

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I recently moved from Boston to the foothills in Colorado...

04.01.2004

I recently moved from Boston to the foothills in Colorado thinking I would be out of range of Car Talk No such luck Wouldn't you know your radio show and column both run here Anyway I live in the mountains...

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