Testing a Broken Windshield Hypothesis

05.31.2016

Alex is looking for a scientific explanation for three cracked windshields in the family Sienna. 

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Is Battery Life a Deal-Breaker on a Prius?

05.26.2016

Lois wants a new Prius and needs to know if the battery will go the distance. 

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Applying Some Smarts to a Failed Fourtwo Repair

05.24.2016

Is Bonnie's Smart dealership giving her the runaround when it comes to fixing her runabout? 

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The Mysterious "We'll Just Clean It Up For You" Part of Car Buying

05.19.2016

You've plunked down your money on the new car, and now the dealer says that they're "getting it ready for you". What's reallly going on back there? 

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What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016

Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

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What -- or Who -- Is Stealing This Toyota's Fuel?

05.16.2016

Anne's RAV 4 is getting lousy gas mileage. Could the fuel system be the culprit, or something more simple?

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Troubleshooting a Troublesome Fan

05.12.2016

Steve's got a Chrysler 300C with automatic temperature control--but the fan seems to be fading fast. What are his options?

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Classic or "Modern Classic" for a New Driver?

05.10.2016

Nancy's daughter wants a classic for her first car. How old can it be and still have some safety features?

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How to Check Locking Hubs for Binding

05.05.2016

Michael thinks the locking hubs on his Tacoma may be binding. Here's how to check them out before they check out.

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Is this "Millennial" Falcon a Safe Bet?

05.04.2016

Can an older car be upgraded to more modern safety standards? Ken's friend has his sights set on an older Ford Falcon. Is it family car material?

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A Slow-Shifting Skylark: A Lesson on Older Automatic Transmissions

04.28.2016

A sluggish transmission on a vintage car is a teachable moment on how old automatics work.

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Dealership or Indy Mechanic for the New-ish Car?

04.26.2016

Should you stick with your dealership or look for an independent mechanic? Pablo wants to know his options for his Avalon.

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Finding the Right Car for a Very Tall Teen

04.21.2016

What's a great first car for a teen who is well over six feet tall? Bubbe gets the answers she needs for her NBA-sized grandson.

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Will This Gasket Last to Infiniti and Beyond?

04.19.2016

Richard wants to know if that oil smell is a big deal or if it's just an infinitesimal leak from his Infiniti. 

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Wiped Out Wiper Stalk

04.14.2016

Gail needs a new wiper stalk for her faithful '94 Civic -- but can she find one without wiping out her wallet?

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