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A Tiny Culprit Might Cause a Big Issue

Dear Car Talk

Dear Car Talk | Sep 21, 2018

Defective brake light switch to blame for car not starting

starters ignition electrical wiring Mazda Mazda3 2015

It's Back-To-School Time for New Car Owners
Aug 30, 2018

It's Back-To-School Time for New Car Owners

Dear Car Talk

Homework and a field trip may help explain high-tech gadgetry. 

high-tech

Why the Trend in Lookalike SUVs?
Aug 28, 2018

Why the Trend in Lookalike SUVs?

Dear Car Talk

Car styling is largely dictated by two factors.

design safety fuel economy

Symphony Orhestra
Aug 27, 2018

Lame Jokes Dedicated to Musicians

Staff Blog

What's the range of a trumpet? Thirty yards if you've got a good arm. More bad jokes here!

lame jokes

Is It Time for a New Kind of Drop Top?
Aug 24, 2018

Is It Time for a New Kind of Drop Top?

Dear Car Talk

New technology voids the need for a convertible rain-detection system

convertibles

1952 Cadillac
Aug 21, 2018

Why I Love the 1952 Cadillac

Jim Motavalli

The 1952 Caddy, with its funky fins, was the epitome of postwar optimism and style. It was also the year I was born, so I'm prejudiced.

Cadillac 1952

Auctioneers at Manheim Auto Auction
Aug 20, 2018

Gone in 60 Seconds

Jim Motavalli

The modern dealer auto auction is fast and furious, and thousands of cars change hands.

auto industry used cars

Freezin's the Reason These Doors Are a Chore
Aug 16, 2018

Freezin's the Reason These Doors Are a Chore

Dear Car Talk

In cold weather, this car literally freezes out the driver.

doors winter Hyundai Accent 2004

Spending Too Little on This Can Cost a Lot
Aug 14, 2018

Spending Too Little on This Can Cost a Lot

Dear Car Talk

This money miser wonders how long to wait between oil changes.

oil oil changes