Dear Car Talk
It's hard to tell if dual warning lights spell doom.
Subaru Outback 2007
Gary's dealer wants to service the throttle bodies on both of his Toyotas. Is it legit or b-o-o-o-o-gus?
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Ken's second Solara is just as fussy as his first with its failing HID headlights. What should his mechanic check first?
The car's start-up problem might be coincidence or a loose connection--but how did that happen?
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B.J.'s prodigal Silverado is home after theives used it for their getaway car, but the insurance company totalled it. Is it worth fixing?
insurance Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2007
Ann's Scion tC has a case of the shakes at idle. Is replacing the spark plugs a good guess at a solution?
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Dale's Toyota 4Runner has a blower that sometimes needs a solid whack to get working. Should he replace it, or just smack it a while longer?
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Leonard asks if towing a camper will actually damage his Toyota Camry Hybrid.
towing warranties Toyota Camry Hybrid 2007
Gary and Patty plan to use their old full-size spare on their 4Runner, but should they plan its retirement party instead?
tires Toyota 4Runner 2007
A mysterious leak has baffled Tina and waterlogged her Audi's carpeting. What's the source of this irritating irrigation?
air conditioning leaks Audi Q7 2007