Tag: 2012

18 Posts

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.

tires hybrids Toyota Prius v 2012

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

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

This Volvo's Engine Shifts as Often as the Transmission

Dear Car Talk

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

transmissions motor mounts Volvo S60 2012

What's up with This Testy Fiesta?
Jul 19, 2018

What's up with This Testy Fiesta?

Dear Car Talk

A plugged-up catalytic converter is unlikely to cause permanent damage

catalytic converters 2012

A Gentle Driver Wants to Bring the Heat
Jun 05, 2018

A Gentle Driver Wants to Bring the Heat

Dear Car Talk

Our scientific method for warming up a car faster involves pants and a stopwatch. 

heating driving tips MINI Cooper 2012

Locked out by a Dead Fob
Apr 17, 2018

Locked out by a Dead Fob

Dear Car Talk

Here's how to get home when your key fob fails.

keys Toyota RAV4 2012

LED Lights Can Interfere with Radio Signal
Jan 23, 2018

LED Lights Can Interfere with Radio Signal

Dear Car Talk

This lighting upgrade downgraded the radio. 

lights Chevrolet Malibu 2012

Ford Focus transmission and door latch problems.
Oct 05, 2016

Used Ford Focus – Buy This Year, Not That One!

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Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.

doors transmissions buying used cars Ford Focus 2002 2003 2012 2013 2014