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The Disappearing Tire Trick
Mar 27, 2020

The Disappearing Tire Trick

Dear Car Talk

You can see four but the car says three. What gives?

tires warning lights Chevrolet Impala 2010

Is This Subaru Spinning its Wheels?
Mar 19, 2020

Is This Subaru Spinning its Wheels?

Dear Car Talk

A traction control light might illuminate a different problem

ABS warning lights CV joints Subaru Outback 2011

Renault Dauphine
Mar 19, 2020

10 Cars For Social Distancing

Craig Fitzgerald

Well, we’ve been seeing movies about it for the better part of 50 years, but it’s finally here. If you you live in a state with a larger population than say, Montana, your governor has probably issued some kind of an order to stay home, to stay out of the bars and restaurants, to not attend gatherings of more than 25 people and -- for the love of all that is holy -- to wash your hands. It got us thinking about the vehicles we drive and whether or not they’re exactly suitable for this kind of emergency. A lot of us drive cars that others actually like, and wouldn’t mind being seen in. Here are 10 cars that are going to have others keeping their distance.

2020

Going to the PROM
Mar 17, 2020

Going to the PROM

Dear Car Talk

Ray explains one of the mysteries of your car's odometer

odometers

New Toyota's Tires Are Too Loud
Mar 14, 2020

New Toyota's Tires Are Too Loud

Dear Car Talk

This new ride comes with some roaring

tires noises teens Toyota RAV4 2020

Can Working on a Car Increase the Odometer?
Mar 11, 2020

Can Working on a Car Increase the Odometer?

Dear Car Talk

Did the mechanic's test ride turn into a road trip?

mechanics odometers

1949 Cadillac sedanette
Mar 10, 2020

The Good, the Bad and the Very Strange at Amelia Island

Jim Motavalli

The 25th edition of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance was largely unaffected by coronavirus scares, with a record 23,000 in attendance on the Sunday.

 

Ray Magliozzi,sleeping
Mar 03, 2020

Got a Question for Ray?

Staff Blog

Ray broke the padlock on the studio door and is sneaking in next week to answer a few car questions.

Ray our lousy show