Join the Car Talk Community!

The Latest on Cartalk.com

Latest on Cartalk.com

Thanks for your column which makes an otherwise to me...

11.01.1993

Thanks for your column which makes an otherwise to me dull subject entertaining educational and most of all humorous Now a question for the experts or you guys if you can answer it Could my Mercury Monarch with miles on...

Comments

I have a non-turbo Chrysler LeBaron snazzy red Convertible with...

11.01.1993

I have a non-turbo Chrysler LeBaron snazzy red Convertible with miles on it I recently took it in for a tuneup at Sears Both before and after the engine idled roughly when I was in gear say at a red...

Comments

We own a and Mercury Grand Marquis In both of...

11.01.1993

We own a and Mercury Grand Marquis In both of the owner's manuals it says that the cars should only be greased every miles I'm used to greasing my car every - miles Is there any harm in greasing it...

Comments

OK you two let's see you answer this one I...

11.01.1993

OK you two let's see you answer this one I have a Chevy Celebrity and my brother has a Buick Century We both seem to have the same problem with our power steering When we first start our cars on...

Comments

I own a Ford Pinto Oh boy that has a...

11.01.1993

I own a Ford Pinto Oh boy that has a peculiar problem I will be cruising down the highway when all of a sudden the engine will start to miss The miss gets more and more severe until I have...

Comments

I have a Volvo sedan It's equipped with a turbo...

11.01.1993

I have a Volvo sedan It's equipped with a turbo charger to boost the power of the four cylinder engine The owner's manual says that the engine should be allowed to idle at least two minutes before shut-off The problems...

Comments

I told a friend that she should use her parking...

10.01.1993

I told a friend that she should use her parking brake before she puts her automatic transmission in Park I told her that she should do this to save the wear and tear on the parking pawl and prevent it...

Comments

I have a problem I own free and clear a...

10.01.1993

I have a problem I own free and clear a Nissan Sentra that has miles on it and I've never done anything to it except replace its four tires keep it oiled and lubed and put gas in it I...

Comments

We are both Canada Customs Inspectors at the Windsor-Detroit border...

10.01.1993

We are both Canada Customs Inspectors at the Windsor-Detroit border crossing Recently we examined a Cadillac Seville in our secondary inspection area Under the hood of the car we discovered an undeclared oz bottle of vodka wrapped in some rags...

Comments

I have a problem with my car that I have...

10.01.1993

I have a problem with my car that I have never seen addressed in your column before I drive a Toyota Corolla that I bought new years ago The problem I am having is that I can't get it to...

Comments

Pages

Support for Car Talk is provided by:

Donate Your Car,
Support Your NPR Station

...and get a tax break!

Get Started

Find a Mechanic


Go



Submit


Rocket Fuel