Tag: transmissions

136 Posts

Is It OK to Shift into Drive While Rolling Backward?
Feb 14, 2019

Is It OK to Shift into Drive While Rolling Backward?

Dear Car Talk

Ray doles out mechanical and marital advise on the subject

transmissions marital advice Chevrolet Traverse 2012

Is Dealer on the up and up about This Transmission?
Feb 07, 2019

Is Dealer on the up and up about This Transmission?

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Will a hot transmission cost Michelle a cool five grand?

transmissions mechanics Toyota Highlander 2008

This Volvo's Engine Shifts as Often as the Transmission
Dec 20, 2018

This Volvo's Engine Shifts as Often as the Transmission

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One or more weak motor mounts could be the cause of clunking.

transmissions motor mounts Volvo S60 2012

Driver Finds CVT Coasting Irritating
Oct 31, 2018

Driver Finds CVT Coasting Irritating

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"Fake" gears create confusion for Civic hatchback driver

transmissions continuously variable transmissions 2018

Does "Sealed for Life" Really Mean It?
Oct 04, 2018

Does "Sealed for Life" Really Mean It?

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I bought a used 2006 Volkswagen Touareg. VW keeps saying the transmission is sealed for life, but 150,000 miles with the original fluid makes me nervous.

transmissions fluids Volkswagen Touareg 2006

Divine Intervention or Great Engineering?
Jul 26, 2018

Divine Intervention or Great Engineering?

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Against all odds, this Honda is still running with its original oil

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Man's Driving Habits Grind Wife's Gears
Jun 26, 2018

Man's Driving Habits Grind Wife's Gears

Dear Car Talk

Mechanical advise takes a back seat to marital advice for this reader.

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The Wrong Tow May Have KO'd This Caddy
Apr 10, 2018

The Wrong Tow May Have KO'd This Caddy

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Improperly towing your all-wheel-drive vehicle can cause many problems.

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