Tag: Toyota

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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

Whoopee cushion
Mar 12, 2019

Anti-Theft Idea We Wish We Had Thought of First

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Toyota's latest anti-theft idea: A digital whoopee cushion!

anti-theft Toyota

Is Dealer on the up and up about This Transmission?
Feb 07, 2019

Is Dealer on the up and up about This Transmission?

Dear Car Talk

Will a hot transmission cost Michelle a cool five grand?

transmissions mechanics Toyota Highlander 2008

Jan 16, 2019

'Genius' Mechanic Pinpoints Source of Thunking Sound

Dear Car Talk

Thwack, clunk, and bonk would point to another culprit.

noises mechanics Toyota Solara

'Sloppy' Clutch Means Eventual Replacement
Sep 11, 2018

'Sloppy' Clutch Means Eventual Replacement

Dear Car Talk

Here's another mechanic-ese translation tip from Ray

manual transmissions clutches Toyota Corolla 2004

Magic Wrench or Smart Nephew?
Jul 10, 2018

Magic Wrench or Smart Nephew?

Dear Car Talk

This RAV's starting problem likely has the easy solution of a loose cable.

batteries electrical wiring Toyota RAV4 2011

Cosmetic Work May Keep This Marriage Happy
Jun 14, 2018

Cosmetic Work May Keep This Marriage Happy

Dear Car Talk

Hint: it involves paint. For the truck, not the spouse.

marital advice paint Toyota Tacoma 2007

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