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Reader Should Try Less Expensive Fix First
Jul 04, 2017

Reader Should Try Less Expensive Fix First

Dear Car Talk

Greg's bills for his Silverado's brake system won't stop, and neither will the truck. Before he dumps more money into parts, there's a simple fix that may do the trick.

brakes Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2004

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 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

Is Beaten-Up Car with a Rap Sheet worth Saving?
Mar 28, 2017

Is Beaten-Up Car With a Rap Sheet Worth Saving?

Dear Car Talk

B.J.'s prodigal Silverado is home after theives used it for their getaway car, but the insurance company totalled it. Is it worth fixing?

insurance Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2007

Mar 02, 2017

Just Because You Can Do Something, That Doesn't Mean You Should

Dear Car Talk

Bob wants to turn his 4WD S-10 Blazer into a 2WD to save gas. What's involved, and will it help?

4WD fuel economy Chevrolet S-10 Blazer 1999

how do i choose good aftermarket parts
Sep 22, 2016

Will Aftermarket Tuneup Parts Save Money or Create Problems?

Dear Car Talk

Can Robert use cheaper aftermarket parts for a tuneup or will his Monte Carlo pay the price?

spark plugs DIY Chevrolet Monte Carlo 2000

Jul 29, 2016

The World's Fastest Electric Car Is a Corvette

Jim Motavalli

Genovation took its plug-in 'Vette to the Space Shuttle launch runway in Florida--and set six world records (beating its own bar). How does 205.6 mph sound? 

electric vehicles Chevrolet Corvette

Should parts be replaced before they fail
Sep 01, 2015

Should Lee Replace Parts Before Long Trip?

Dear Car Talk

Lee's taking a cross-country road trip in a fifteen year old car. Does Car Talk recommend any preventative maintenance before the trip? Find out here.

maintenance road trips Chevrolet Corvette 2000

Jun 16, 2015

Student Teams Build Green Camaros for Fun--and Good Jobs

Jim Motavalli

It's long nights of hard work, but the pot of gold at the end of the three-year EcoCAR competition is a lucrative career.

alternative vehicles Chevrolet Camaro

1969 Chevy Camaro
May 16, 2015

Chevy's Releasing a New Camaro Today: Here's a Look through the Years

Craig Fitzgerald

At least since about 1978, the Chevrolet Camaro has been the car of choice for guys with a mullet, a handlebar mustache, and a pack of Kools rolled up in the sleeve of their Molly Hatchet T-shirt. On the day Chevy launches the all-new sixth-generation 2016 Camaro, here's a look at the cars throughout history.

history Chevrolet Camaro