Tag: 2008

12 Posts

This VW Isn't a Dog -- It Just Sounds like One
Nov 20, 2018

This VW Isn't a Dog -- It Just Sounds like One

Dear Car Talk

Growling Jetta is probably not happy with its leak test pump

fuel pumps Volkswagen Jetta 2008

A Solution That's Fit to Be Tried
Aug 02, 2018

A Solution That's Fit to Be Tried

Dear Car Talk

The sloshing sound in this Honda Fit is likely AC related.

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Can 'Limp Home Mode' Happen at Home?
Dec 21, 2017

Can 'Limp Home Mode' Happen at Home?

Dear Car Talk

A Saturn's limited rpm after starting may be a sensor issue.

catalytic converters sensors Saturn Outlook 2008

Should Mike Ignore a Cam Sensor Error?
Mar 30, 2017

Should Mike Ignore a Cam Sensor Error?

Dear Car Talk

Mike's cam sensor error isn't a good candidate for the black-tape 'fix', but there's good news.

check engine light Chevrolet Malibu 2008

Jan 17, 2017

Cold Temperatures Freeze out a Hyundai Owner

Dear Car Talk

When the temperatures plunge, David can't unlock his Hyundai using the remote. Moisture and shrinking wires could be the culprit.

locks winter Hyundai Entourage 2008

Jan 12, 2017

Will Water Harm the Power-Steering System?

Dear Car Talk

Craig goofed and added some water to his power steering system. Flushing it is easy--and might be worth putting on video.

steering DIY Ford Ranger 2008

Honda Accord problems and complaints
Aug 09, 2016

Used Honda Accord – Buy This Year, Not That One!

Car Talk Car Complaints

The Honda Accord is a reliable used car. But some years are better than others. 

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Does tailgating damage windshields
May 31, 2016

Testing a Broken Windshield Hypothesis

Dear Car Talk

Alex is looking for a scientific explanation for three cracked windshields in the family Sienna. 

windshields minivans Toyota Sienna 2008

Smart Fortwo mechanic problems
May 24, 2016

Applying Some Smarts to a Failed Fortwo Repair

Dear Car Talk

Is Bonnie's Smart dealership giving her the runaround when it comes to fixing her runabout? 

transmissions repairs Smart ForTwo 2008

Lincoln MKX sunroof opens when doors unlock
Jun 25, 2015

Today: Why Does the Sunroof Open When the Doors Unlock?

Dear Car Talk

When Kathy uses the key fob to unlock her doors, the windows and sunroof open too. Is this an electrical problem? Or is it more of a "failure to read the owner's manual" problem?

keys Lincoln MKX 2008