The Latest on Cartalk.com

Latest on Cartalk.com

I have noticed a dangerous design flaw perpetrated by most...

06.01.1994

I have noticed a dangerous design flaw perpetrated by most auto manufacturers but not often noted in the public press Don't you just hate the way the auto manufacturers now make ignition keys with the extra long shafts The long...

Comments

I have a Acura Legend with Anti lock brakes ABS...

06.01.1994

I have a Acura Legend with Anti lock brakes ABS Last summer when I was cut off on the Jersey Turnpike I really had to hit my brakes hard Shortly thereafter my ABS warning light would intermittently flash and not...

Comments

About three months ago I had the right front caliper...

05.01.1994

About three months ago I had the right front caliper replaced on my Ford Tempo Since then the brake light has been coming on every three weeks Once I check the reservoir it's always a little low and add brake...

Comments

What would you say about a car with a disappearing...

05.01.1994

What would you say about a car with a disappearing fifth gear I have a Dodge Colt Vista with WD and a five speed manual transmission Whenever I drive on the highway for more than or miles and I'm in...

Comments

I m a female age and I learn a lot...

05.01.1994

I m a female age and I learn a lot of things from your articles I have a Plymouth Acclaim with miles on it We purchased the car as a demo in July At the time it had miles This...

Comments

I have a Chevy K Blazer with miles on it...

05.01.1994

I have a Chevy K Blazer with miles on it I would like to build or buy a spare tire mount for the front end of the vehicle I have been thinking about purchasing one of those heavy steel grill...

Comments

I appeal to your expertise to settle a discussion a...

05.01.1994

I appeal to your expertise to settle a discussion a friend and I had recently He says running the air conditioner in a vehicle uses as much as two gallons of additional fuel per mile He prefers to travel with...

Comments

I own a Honda Accord with excellent miles Recently I...

05.01.1994

I own a Honda Accord with excellent miles Recently I noticed the oil light go on I stopped and added a quart of oil This turned off the light for about two miles then it lit up again I took...

Comments

Hi guys I just got your pamphlet Ten Ways You...

05.01.1994

Hi guys I just got your pamphlet Ten Ways You May Be Ruining Your Car Without Knowing It and read the part about saving clutches Specifically that the less time your foot spends on the clutch pedal the less wear...

Comments

Everyday on the way to work I pass over several...

05.01.1994

Everyday on the way to work I pass over several sets of train tracks Normally it's just a bumpy nuisance But occasionally I find myself behind a driver who believes that vehicles must be slowed to a speed somewhat slower...

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
Promo tile


Rocket Fuel