Tag: diesel repair

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Aug 27, 2019

Hear My Mercedes Roar

Dear Car Talk

This car is making loud noises only a mechanic would love.

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Mar 01, 2008

How can Dan fix an ornery Mitsubishi diesel... in Taji, Iraq?

Dear Car Talk

I'm in Taji, Iraq driving a Mitsubishi diesel pickup with a turbo, intercooled engine. It's very hard to start in the morning. You have to pump the gas at least 10 times, and then, once it starts, you have to hold...

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does being in the diesel-driving minority make it harder to find a mechanic and fuel
Sep 01, 2007

New diesels: they're not like the old diesels. Find out why.

Dear Car Talk

I commute 130 miles round trip and am thinking about buying a new diesel Volkswagen. I m worried about maintenance costs. I read that diesels make up less than 1 percent of the U.S. market, so will it be hard to...

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is changing the oil in a diesel car pricier than for a regular gas car
Oct 01, 2006

Why would an oil change for a diesel cost Phil $80? Find out in today's letter.

Dear Car Talk

I am looking to buy a car soon, and I am thinking about getting a diesel, because of their great gas mileage. I know a thing or two about cars, but I'm not a professional mechanic yet, as I'm still...

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Feb 01, 2002

Will different tires improve the gas mileage on my biodiesel powered Jetta?

Dear Car Talk

In spite of all the advice I've heard from you concerning diesels I bought a VW Jetta TDI It's a wonderful car and it's much easier to drive than my girlfriend's gas-powered Passat Because I'm a get us off this...

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Jul 01, 1997

My diesel engine won't start anymore when the temperature drops. What are my options?

Dear Car Talk

I have a Mercedes D with miles In the warm months I have no problem starting this car But for the past couple of winters it struggled to start when the temperature fell to around F and refused to start...

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