Tag: 2002

16 Posts

Time to Trade out Old Reliable for a New Subaru?
May 29, 2018

Time to Trade out Old Reliable for a New Subaru?

Dear Car Talk

This reliable old Saturn has more miles on it than a trip to the moon.

buying storage 2002

Ever Wondered If Drivers around You Are Blind?
Apr 05, 2018

Ever Wondered If Drivers around You Are Blind?

Dear Car Talk

We can't tell you if they are, but we can tell you that's not braille on this Ford's window switch.

Ford Focus 2002

Noises from Her Jeep Could Mean It's a Heap
Mar 13, 2018

Noises from Her Jeep Could Mean It's a Heap

Dear Car Talk

'Whistling teapot' sounds could mean a steep mechanic bill.

differentials Jeep Wrangler 2002

Automotive recycling center
Feb 08, 2018

How to Find the Parts You Need at a Junkyard

Dear Car Talk

It's not junk; it's a treasure trove of elusive bits and pieces.

junkyards 2002

Intermittent Highway Failures Point to Bad Fuel Pump
Aug 22, 2017

Intermittent Highway Failures Point to Bad Fuel Pump

Dear Car Talk

Trips out of the suburbs cause this Suburban to stall. Checking fuel pressure might isolate the culprit.

fuel pumps Chevrolet Suburban 2002

Rubbing Sound Only Happens on Hot Days
Jun 29, 2017

Rubbing Sound Only Happens on Hot Days

Dear Car Talk

Laura's Escape makes rubbing noises when she turns the steering wheel--but only on hot days. How can she fix it before it drives her nuts?

steering noises Ford Escape 2002

Do Check Engine Lights Ever Turn off by Themselves?
Apr 11, 2017

Do Check Engine Lights Ever Turn off by Themselves?

Dear Car Talk

Russell's RAV4 has a check engine light and mechanic telling him repairs are needed. But which one should he believe when the light occasionally turns off?

catalytic converters sensors check engine light Toyota RAV4 2002

Is This Really How a Car's Fan Works?
Mar 16, 2017

Is This Really How a Car's Fan Works?

Dear Car Talk

The low setting on your fan may actually be a high setting that's met some resistance.

fans DIY Dodge Ram Wagon 2002

Jan 10, 2017

Selling a Car with an Open Recall

Dear Car Talk

Sue is selling a Toyota with an open airbag recall. Here's how to rehome it with a clear conscience. 

selling airbags Toyota Corolla 2002