Tag: tires

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Original Prius Tires Might Be the Answer
Apr 14, 2019

Original Prius Tires Might Be the Answer to This Mystery

Dear Car Talk

A big drop in mileage has this Prius owner baffled.

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Pump up Those Tires
Mar 02, 2019

Pump up Those Tires

Dear Car Talk

Are your local temps and tire pressures all over the place? Read on.

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Do All of the Tires Need to Be Replaced on This Ford Fusion?
Feb 23, 2019

Do All of the Tires Need to Be Replaced on This Ford Fusion?

Dear Car Talk

AWD cars can be confusing when only one tire goes bad

tires differentials AWD Ford Fusion 2007

Tire-Gauge Technology Has Come a Long Way
Sep 06, 2018

Tire-Gauge Technology Has Come a Long Way

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But which one should get your hard-earned bucks?

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You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me, Loose Wheel
Aug 07, 2018

You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me, Loose Wheel

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Sheared off lug nuts on this old VW were likely due to overtightening with an air wrench.

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When It Comes to Tire Pressure, Too High Is Better Than Too Low
Jul 20, 2017

When It Comes to Tire Pressure, Too High Is Better Than Too Low

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Temperature changes are causing tire pressure warnings in Gary's Tacoma. How should he adjust it, keeping safety in mind?

tires air pressure Toyota Tacoma 2017

Why Are These New Tires So Leaky?
Jun 08, 2017

Why Are These New Tires So Leaky?

Dear Car Talk

A rookie mistake might explain why Frank's new tires keep going flat.

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A Weaving Car Is Not Safe to Drive
May 25, 2017

A Weaving Car Is Not Safe to Drive

Dear Car Talk

Lucy checked all the usual suspects on her weaving Corolla, but there's another culprit to investigate.

alignment tires steering Toyota Corolla 1999

Does One Flat Tire Require Purchasing Two?
Apr 25, 2017

Does One Flat Tire Require Purchasing Two?

Dear Car Talk

Chen is mix-and-matching tire inflation pressure to account for wear differences between a new tire and older ones. There are better options.

tires BMW X3 2015

Car's Low-Tire-Pressure Light Won't Turn off after New Tire Install
Apr 20, 2017

Car's Low-Tire-Pressure Light Won't Turn off after New Tire Install

Dear Car Talk

Patsy's RAV4 insists that it has low tire pressure. Her tire shop says everything is fine. What's the final verdict?

tires sensors safety Toyota RAV4 2006