Dec 07, 2016
AAA reports that Americans don't trust mechanics, thinking they're being overcharged or being sold unnecessary parts. Frankly, they'd rather go to the dentist than to their local garage.
Jan 28, 2016
Phil's mechanic noticed that his tire sensor was cracked, but Phil decided not to repair it since it was still working fine. Two days later it was broken. Is his mechanic responsible, or is it true that "the stingy man pays the most?"
Oct 12, 2015
Thirty five percent of us put off auto maintenance until tomorrow, even though it ends up costing more in the end. It helps if you trust your local dealer or garage.
Jun 30, 2015
Would you stick with a mechanic who performed a $1000+ service without your permission? What if he's done great work for you in the past, even for free? That's Jeff's question to Car Talk today. Our advice, right here.
Jul 29, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
Karen's oil change guys say the axle clamps are leaking on her Subaru Outback. The dealership says it's not a big deal. Who should Karen believe? Tom and Ray say her dealership sounds lazy...but that doesn't mean that they're wrong! Read their advice to Karen, right here.