Tag: 2003

18 Posts

This Saturn May Be up in Smoke
Sep 16, 2019

This Saturn May Be Up in Smoke

Dear Car Talk

There's no genie in a bottle that'll fix this problem.

oil oil changes smoke Saturn Ion 2003

Retired Mechanic Needs a Refresher
Apr 02, 2019

Retired Mechanic Needs a Refresher

Dear Car Talk

Diagnosis of an overheating car puts the family in hot water

overheating coolant water pumps oil Chevrolet Blazer 2003

Man works on car engine
Jan 17, 2019

YouTube Is a Good Place to Start for Car-Repair Help

Dear Car Talk

But you'll need some spare time and sandwiches.

steering alignment DIY Buick Regal 2003

Pile of U.S. currency
Jan 03, 2019

Heat Shield Shouldn't Cost an Arm and a Leg

Dear Car Talk

But they're pretty important. Here's why.

heat shields Honda Accord Sdn 2003

When Is It Time to Take a Car to the Dealer?
Jul 04, 2018

When Is It Time to Take a Car to the Dealer?

Dear Car Talk

This perplexing Lexus is testing the local mechanic.

emissions dealers 2003

How to Reset Steering Wheel's 'Clock'
Jun 07, 2018

How to Reset Steering Wheel's 'Clock'

Dear Car Talk

When your steering wheel says 11 a.m. but your wheels insist it's noon, it's time for a mechanic.

steering alignment wheels Kia Spectra 2003

Diminished Mileage Has Many Possible Causes
Jan 30, 2018

Diminished Mileage Has Many Possible Causes

Dear Car Talk

Steve wants to rein in his Explorer's appetite.

fuel economy Ford Explorer 2003

Bad Head Gasket Can Lead to 'SOBS'
May 16, 2017

Bad Head Gasket Can Lead to 'SOBS'

Dear Car Talk

Art's BMW occasionally releases a smoke screen that would make James Bond proud. His mechanic isn't having any luck replicating the problem. What gives?

emissions gaskets fluids smoke BMW 325 2003

how will my toyota avalon do in hawaii
Nov 17, 2016

Can A Different Climate Cause Car Problems?

Dear Car Talk

After a bad experience when he shipped a truck to another climate, Jackson asks whether to risk it again. 

Toyota Avalon 2003

Ford Focus transmission and door latch problems.
Oct 05, 2016

Used Ford Focus – Buy This Year, Not That One!

Car Talk Car Complaints

Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.

doors transmissions buying used cars Ford Focus 2002 2003 2012 2013 2014