Tag: Honda

57 Posts

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?

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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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2012 Honda Civic
Oct 13, 2011

Still Fond of Honda, But Someone Please Call the Bullpen

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Man, Honda has had a tough year. The Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami limited production and choked supply of its redesigned Civic, just when the company needed a hit new model. And then, adding insult to all that earthquake injury, the new Civic finally arrived only to be met by an extraordinarily lukewarm reception.

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Aug 24, 2011

Making Hondas (and Organic Soybeans) in Ohio

Jim Motavalli

Honda sends 1.8 pounds of waste per car to landfills from its huge auto operations in Ohio. Its greening operations include river cleanups, zero-sludge paint operations and reusing just about everything.

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why won't a car start when it's really hot outside
Jun 01, 2011

Why won't "Ophelia" the Accord start when it's hot?

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I drive an art car named Ophelia. She is a 91' Honda Accord with 250,000 miles on her. When I bought her, 11 years ago, the man I purchased her from said, "Oh and sometimes she won't start if it's hot out."...

summer fuel pumps Honda Accord Sdn

alarm system activated when jumpstarting the battery
Mar 01, 2010

How can Lisa convince her car that it's not being stolen?

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I am trying to jump-start my husband's 2008 Honda Accord. It's been sitting for a few months since he was deployed to Iraq, and I need to move the car ASAP before the street sweepers come. However, when I connect the...

anti-theft Honda Accord Sdn 2008

Aug 01, 2008

An idle solution to Neil's engine-racing problem.

Dear Car Talk

A friend of mine has a 1997 Honda CR-V, which he bought used a few years ago. It is generally in good shape but has a problem that has become more and more alarming during the past year or so. Sometimes...

repairs Honda CR-V

Aug 01, 2008

Is the Honda Fit's gas tank under the front seat, a cause for concern?

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My wife wants to buy a Honda Fit, but now she is worried about the gas tank. It is located under the front seat rather than under the trunk. Is this dangerous? -- Prentiss...

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