Tag: oil

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Your New Car May Have New Needs
May 31, 2018

Your New Car May Have New Needs

Dear Car Talk

Check out these tips for navigating fluid-change and oil recommendations on new cars.

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When Is a Leak More Than a Nuisance?
May 17, 2018

When Is a Leak More Than a Nuisance?

Dear Car Talk

Oil on the motor not necessarily an emergency.

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Bad Oil Change Advice Could Damage Your Engine
Feb 13, 2018

Bad Oil Change Advice Could Damage Your Engine

Dear Car Talk

This friend who claims oil changes are unnecessary is flat-out wrong.

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Honda CR-V Touring
Dec 26, 2017

Honda Turbo Owner Told to Cool Her Jets

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The moral of this story: Salesmen don't always know squat about cars.

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Should This Retiree Retire an Oil Burning Civic?
Dec 14, 2017

Should This Retiree Retire an Oil Burning Civic?

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Buying new may be a good investment in longevity for the driver.

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Which Is Better for Oil Change -- Cold or Warm?
Oct 12, 2017

Which Is Better for Oil Change -- Cold or Warm?

Dear Car Talk

And why are Fruit of the Looms relevant to the question?

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The Case of the Disappearing Oil
Aug 17, 2017

The Case of the Disappearing Oil

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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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Keep a Close Eye on Oil-Burning Cadillac's Oil Level
Aug 10, 2017

Keep a Close Eye on Oil-Burning Cadillac's Oil Level

Dear Car Talk

John's Cadillac is burning oil. Would a different viscosity help?

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Air Flow Sensors Can Send Several Messages
Aug 03, 2017

Air Flow Sensors Can Send Several Messages

Dear Car Talk

The problem with this VW's air-sensor could be simple fix, or could signal impending doom for the engine.

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