Join the Car Talk Community!

The Latest on Cartalk.com

Latest on Cartalk.com

I really enjoy your column and your radio show We...

01.01.1993

I really enjoy your column and your radio show We own two Toyota Camrys and don't have any car problems but I'd love to know how to get a copy of your book I've been clipping and mailing your column...

Comments

I know that one year to a human is like...

01.01.1993

I know that one year to a human is like seven years to a dog But how many highway miles equal a city mile A local used car dealer has several Dodge Dynasty fleet cars for sale all with about...

Comments

What is meant by a factory sealed heater motor My...

01.01.1993

What is meant by a factory sealed heater motor My problem started in December when I heard noises from the heater I was told by my gas station that it was the heater motor but that it is factory sealed...

Comments

I recently drove my girlfriend's sister's car from Seattle Washington...

01.01.1993

I recently drove my girlfriend's sister's car from Seattle Washington to Salem Oregon as a favor I would have found some way to back out if I had known what I was getting into the car was a bomb Although...

Comments

I have a question my mechanic can't seem to answer...

12.01.1992

I have a question my mechanic can't seem to answer In the right front of the engine compartment of my ' V Thunderbird the belt that turns the alternator and air pump makes an annoying whistling-whining noise When water is...

Comments

I used to have a VW Bug My brother installed...

12.01.1992

I used to have a VW Bug My brother installed a cut off switch in it to ground out the ignition to make the car harder to hotwire I recently traded that car in for a two-door four speed Toyota...

Comments

I have a Chevrolet Malibu In the last two months...

12.01.1992

I have a Chevrolet Malibu In the last two months I have been losing power steering fluid I have had to add fluid every two or three weeks I have been looking under the car for leaks or spots but...

Comments

I own a car with a manual transmission My brother...

12.01.1992

I own a car with a manual transmission My brother who by the way loves reading your column claims that it is okay to shift gears in my car without pushing in the clutch It seems to me that this...

Comments

I have been told by an automobile manufacturers certified mechanic...

12.01.1992

I have been told by an automobile manufacturers certified mechanic how to conserve on gasoline consumption He has practiced the proceedure for years and I am now following it Please confirm that this is valid When I am held up...

Comments

I'm an old senior citizen driving an old Cadillac with...

12.01.1992

I'm an old senior citizen driving an old Cadillac with miles on it all down hill It has the original coolant and original hoses Should I change the coolant and hoses when the old boat is running like a top...

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