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A Blizzard of Complaints for Toyota's Blizzard Pearl Paint

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Dear Car Talk | Apr 17, 2019

This RAV4's paint is coming off in sheets.

paint Toyota RAV4 2012

Original Prius Tires Might Be the Answer
Apr 14, 2019

Original Prius Tires Might Be the Answer to This Mystery

Dear Car Talk

A big drop in mileage has this Prius owner baffled.

tires hybrids Toyota Prius v 2012

Mercedes Benz GLE interior
Apr 10, 2019

The Nanny-mobile: Safety Technology From the Driver's Seat

Jim Motavalli

Driver aids that beep, blink and shake are a passing phenomenon.

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Duck's Dam Diner in Oklawaha, Florida
Apr 07, 2019

Road Trip! Getting Out and Seeing the World

Jim Motavalli

Just open your atlas randomly and go there.

2019 Jeep Gladiator. Red Jeep pickup truck
Apr 07, 2019

The Jeep Gladiator Girds for Battle

Jim Motavalli

The brand hit a home run in 2018, and now it's upping the ante with its first pickup truck since 1992.

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What Makes a Ford Explorer Roar?
Apr 05, 2019

What Makes a Ford Explorer Roar?

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Willie's Explorer sounds more like an Airbus on takeoff. What's up?

transmissions noises Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2008

Retired Mechanic Needs a Refresher
Apr 02, 2019

Retired Mechanic Needs a Refresher

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Diagnosis of an overheating car puts the family in hot water

overheating coolant water pumps oil Chevrolet Blazer 2003

What to Do When a Hammer and Pliers Won't Cut It
Mar 29, 2019

What to Do When a Hammer and Pliers Won't Cut It

Dear Car Talk

A cylinder head could keep this beloved 740 GLE on the road 

valves repairs Volvo 740

Range Rover Evoque crossing a stream in Greece
Mar 28, 2019

Test Driving the Range Rover Evoque in Greece

Jim Motavalli

Car Talk writer Jim Motavalli traveled to Greece for the global launch of the Range Rover Evoque and found that the country completely upstaged the car.

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