Tag: repairs

126 Posts

Kids playing in a toy car
Jun 28, 2019

DIY Mechanic Can Get Started on the Starter

Dear Car Talk

In the world of DIY car projects, starter replacement is a do-able starter project

starters DIY repairs

What to Do When a Hammer and Pliers Won't Cut It
Mar 29, 2019

What to Do When a Hammer and Pliers Won't Cut It

Dear Car Talk

A cylinder head could keep this beloved 740 GLE on the road 

valves repairs Volvo 740

Has Aluminum Increased Ford F-150 Repair Costs?
Dec 27, 2018

Has Aluminum Increased Ford F-150 Repair Costs?

Dear Car Talk

The reasons behind the answer might surprise you.

body damage repairs Ford F-150 2015

 This Valvetrain Tightens of Its Own Accord
Aug 09, 2018

This Valvetrain Tightens of Its Own Accord

Dear Car Talk

Valve tightening is unique to Honda, requiring adjustment.

valves repairs 2013

It's the End of the Road for This Caddy
Mar 15, 2018

It's the End of the Road for This Caddy

Dear Car Talk

There are safer options than this old car for long ttrips.

radiators repairs Cadillac Eldorado 1996

Is Buying an Old Car a Good Idea, Even If It Is Pristine?
Jan 04, 2018

Is Buying an Old Car a Good Idea, Even If It Is Pristine?

Dear Car Talk

Your neighbor's old showroom-condition car may be a dud...or a deal.

buying repairs Buick Regal 1992

Problematic New Car Sounds Like a Lemon
May 02, 2017

Problematic New Car Sounds Like a Lemon

Dear Car Talk

T.J.'s new car has been nothing but trouble. Should he bring it back to the shop again, or research lemon laws?

warranties repairs dealers electrical wiring Chevrolet Malibu 2016

should i trade in my car or keep it until it totally dies
Oct 18, 2016

When the Car Tells You It's Time to Trade, Listen

Dear Car Talk

Is that little whisper saying "fix me" or "trade me"? Here's one story where the message is clear.

repairs trade-ins transmissions 2005

why would a car shake shiver while idling
Oct 13, 2016

The Scion with the Shimmy

Dear Car Talk

Ann's Scion tC has a case of the shakes at idle. Is replacing the spark plugs a good guess at a solution?

spark plugs repairs Scion tC 2007