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Hyundai Mysteriously Missing Oil

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Dear Car Talk | Mar 22, 2019

2014 Tucson has serious oil loss issue.

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Fabric softener on shelves at store
Mar 04, 2019

Subaru Recalls a Few Million Cars Because of Fabric Softener?

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Finally, the excuse we've all been waiting for to drop laundry and showering from our personal to-do lists!

Blue Peugeot 208
Mar 04, 2019

The Return of the Peugeots!

Jim Motavalli

Did you realize this French automaker has been gone since 1991? Memories of Columbo's car are fading. Now you can expect to be able to buy a Peugeot again...by 2026.

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Pump up Those Tires
Mar 02, 2019

Pump up Those Tires

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Are your local temps and tire pressures all over the place? Read on.

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Don't Make an Aftermarket Mistake
Feb 26, 2019

Don't Make an Aftermarket Mistake

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Balance potential gains with the possible loss of your warranty

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Do All of the Tires Need to Be Replaced on This Ford Fusion?
Feb 23, 2019

Do All of the Tires Need to Be Replaced on This Ford Fusion?

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AWD cars can be confusing when only one tire goes bad

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There's Only One Way to Cheap out on Car AC
Feb 20, 2019

There's Only One Way to Cheap out on Car AC

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It involves Bermuda shorts and marital counseling.

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Drive-in restaurant tray attached to car window.
Feb 20, 2019

A Brief History of the Drive-In (and Fast Food, Too)

Jim Motavalli

It doesn't all start with Ray Kroc and McDonald's. Let's go back to 1921. The drive-in as we know it began at the Pig Stand in Texas.

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Is It OK to Shift into Drive While Rolling Backward?
Feb 14, 2019

Is It OK to Shift into Drive While Rolling Backward?

Dear Car Talk

Ray doles out mechanical and marital advise on the subject

transmissions marital advice Chevrolet Traverse 2012

Electric Vehicle at a charging station
Feb 12, 2019

Can a Car Be Too Quiet?

Dear Car Talk

How automakers cure those sneaky EVs

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