Tag: Mazda

18 Posts

Can a damaged Fiat be repaired
Jul 01, 2011

Nora's mom loves her damaged Fiat. Is there any hope?

Dear Car Talk

My mom is great. I love her, and I need to know how to help her. She has a '74 Fiat Spider convertible. It's adorable and fast, and she loves it. But, it's not running. AGAIN. It's been parked for...

convertibles Fiat Spyder Mazda Miata

Mazda6 recalled due to spiders
Mar 03, 2012

Mazda recall due to... Spiders?!

Kieran Lindsey

This sounds too bizarre to be true. Fortunately, our Wildlife Guru, Kieran Lindsey, graciously agreed to untangle the web for us wildlife morons at Car Talk Plaza. Here's what she found out.

recalls wildlife Mazda Mazda6 2008 2009 2010

car recommendations for a miata lover who doesn't want to get crushed by an suv
Jun 01, 2005

Do I have to sacrifice safety for a convertible?

Dear Car Talk

I have a Mazda Miata I'm the original owner and have driven -plus miles without a repair if you don't count the electronic antenna getting stuck I love my Miata However out here in Southern California I figure I am...

convertibles safety Mazda Miata

Sep 01, 1998

If safety is my priority, what do you think of the Mazda Millenia?

Dear Car Talk

I would appreciate your help with a matter that has really been putting a wedge between my husband and me I am driving a Volvo with miles My daughter will start to drive in six months and I want to...

buying safety Mazda Millenia

Aug 01, 1998

Can I justify buying that shiny new Miata when I have a perfectly serviceable Honda?

Dear Car Talk

I'm a -year-old with a new grandchild and a perfectly wonderful but boring ' Honda Accord I stopped by the local Mazda dealership and experienced some sort of out-of-body experience when I saw the ' Miata -- in my colors...

buying midlife crisis Mazda Miata

Nov 01, 1990

A year-long test of the Mazda 929S

Dear Car Talk

fixing cars or defending ourselves against lawsuits one of the things we do is test drive new cars Usually we get them for a couple of weeks but once in a while we get one for a long-term test And...

reviews Mazda 929

Jun 01, 1990

Is it okay for engine oil to smell like gasoline?

Dear Car Talk

WHILE CHANGING THE OIL IN MY MAZDA RX- THE MECHANIC NOTICED A STRONG GASOLINE ODOR IN THE OIL THE MIXTURE WOULD NOT IGNITE TWO MAZDA SERVICE DEPARTMENTS ASSURED ME OVER THE PHONE THAT THIS WAS COMMON DUE TO THE DESIGN...

smells Mazda

Nov 01, 1989

When your car is like a fine wine...

Dear Car Talk

My Rotary Engine Mazda RX has over miles and has never had a problem In fact the older it gets the better it seems to run and the less oil it consumes At some point I assume the engine will...

Mazda RX-7 1979