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Valve tightening is unique to Honda, requiring adjustment.
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Jesada's Jetta might look better but would she notice any other changes?
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Documenting the mysterious oil loss on this Equinox might prevent a costly repair later. Here's how it's done.
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Hugh's newish Hyundai has a clutch that doesn't work on cold mornings. What's the connection between the temperature and his shifting woes?
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Paul's Accord has a push button start that requires some coaxing. It's under warranty--but how it's handled at the service counter helps down the road.
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Our latest installment of First Signs of the Carpocalypse covers the Ford Explorer from 2013 through the current model year.
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Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.
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The Nissan Altima can make a good used car, but choose your year wisely.
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Brake problems, suspension issues, and electrical woes won this week's top dishonor for this surprise contender. Find out which car is Car Talk's Turd of the Week, right here.
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