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Did Outside Storage Cause Rotors to Warp?

09.03.2015

Galen's car was recalled for airbags and during the two-month wait for the repair, it sat outside the dealership. When he picked it up, he found his brake rotors were warped. Was exposure to the elements to blame? Car Talk thinks there's another explanation.

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Today: Your Crazy Ant

09.03.2015

Disclaimer: Our wildlife biologist does not have any tips for surviving a visit from your mom’s wacko sister. But she can help with the six-legged variety.

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Honda's Sports Car Past--and Its Future

09.02.2015

Remember the performance-oriented Honda S600, the S2000? No? Then you may not see how the new S660 comes from a proud tradition. But it's the NSX that gets all the glory.

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Should Lee Replace Parts Before Long Trip?

09.01.2015

Lee's taking a cross-country road trip in a fifteen year old car. Does Car Talk recommend any preventative maintenance before the trip? Find out here.

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Auto News for Monday, August 30

08.31.2015

Jeep Confirms Hellcat-Powered Grand Cherokee to Dealers, Reveals 0–60 Time. Finally, a Jeep that actually can get back to the service department fast enough.

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Auto News for Friday, August 28

08.28.2015

Smart ForTwo takes on more American dimensions. The car’s the same size, but now they’re calling it Smart ForOne.

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Today: What's the Advantage of Having Two Tailpipes?

08.27.2015

John remembers when cars had true dual exhaust systems. He wonders if today's two-tailpipe cars have any advantages over the single tailpipe variety. Car Talk's explanation here.

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Can Keyless Entry be a Deadly Option?

08.27.2015

A new federal suit charges that automakers need to retrofit cars so that people don't leave them running in the garage--and invite carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Auto News for Wednesday, August 26

08.26.2015

NHTSA investigates FCA for SUVs that roll out of Park. "We're just happy they roll." -Soon to be fired FCA spokesperson.

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Is LED in Device Charger Drawing Down the Battery?

08.25.2015

Alan unplugs all the chargers for his electronic gizmos when he parks overnight. Is he wasting his time? Car Talk explains how long it would take for an LED light to impact the battery, right here

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