Tag: Honda

53 Posts

Front-wheel drive pickups
Jan 13, 2016

2017 Honda Ridgeline: The Return of the Front-Wheel-Drive Pickup

Craig Fitzgerald

It's been 32 years since a front-wheel-drive pickup was available in the United States. Where'd they all go?

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Honda Civic accelerator has a delayed response
Dec 29, 2015

Any Hope for a 1991 Honda Civic Wagon?

Dear Car Talk

Lynnette's old Honda Civic has an intermittent hesitation problem that has her mechanic stumped. Can Car Talk help?

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Honda Civic with 265K miles has clutch problems
May 14, 2015

What Time is It? Time for a New Clutch!

Dear Car Talk

Tom has 265K miles on his Honda Civic, with an original engine and clutch. The clutch is acting up but his mechanic can't seem to find anything wrong with it. Car Talk says he had a good run, but it's time to bite the bullet and replace the clutch. 

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Acura NSX
Jan 14, 2015

Ford GT and Acura NSX

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

In keeping with a Detroit show that largely reflected the two great realities of today’s automobile business – high industry profits and cheap gas – it was only fitting that two, new supercars would formally debut.

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Honda Civic is leaking fluids
Jul 08, 2014

Today: Where's the Leak?

Dear Car Talk

Matthew's '92 Honda Civic is leaking fluids. His grandfather, who gave him the car, has already had the clutch master and slave cylinders replaced, and has enlisted Tom and Ray to help him find this leak. Find out what they recommend, right here. 

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CR-V stalls while driving
May 06, 2014

Today: What's Causing Ahmad's CR-V to Stall?

Dear Car Talk

Ahmad's 1998 CR-V is melting catalytic converters and stalling every 25 miles or so. Aside from that, he insists "the car runs great." His shop has already tried almost everything and the dealership is stumped too. Tom and Ray point out that no one has tried accupuncture yet. Will they be able to come up with any real advice for Ahmad? Find out here. 

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Jan 16, 2014

Detroit Auto Show 2014: The View From the Floor

Jim Motavalli

With input from Car Talk listeners, here are some of the highlights of the North American International Auto Show in the Motor City.

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Where to park a recalled Honda Fit
Nov 26, 2013

Today: Nervous About Recall Warning

Dear Car Talk

Tom and Ray counsel a nervous Honda Fit owner who's been advised not to park his car in the garage until a fire-causing defect is repaired. How worried should he be? Tom and Ray say it's possible he can ignore the warnin. For example, if he's been wanting an excuse to remodel his garage...

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Honda Civic overheats while idling
Feb 05, 2013

Today: Marlene's Drive-Thru-Hating Civic

Dear Car Talk

Marlene's Honda Civic runs like a dream--unless she's waiting in line at a drive-thru. Is there something broken, or is her car just trying to send her a message about healthy eating? Read Tom and Ray's opinion right here.

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should i buy a discontinued honda element
May 29, 2012

Today: What's the Resale Value of Discontinued Cars?

Dear Car Talk

Kaelin wants to buy a Honda Element, but is worried that it will be hard to resell since Honda discontinued the model. Tom and Ray think the Element is the perfect choice for her. Can they convince her to stop treating this car like an investment?

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