Tag: brakes

135 Posts

Brakes On, Brakes Off
May 08, 2020

Brakes On, Brakes Off

Dear Car Talk

Breaking with tradition helps with some new parking brakes

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Ten Years Overdue for New Tires
Jan 09, 2020

Ten Years Overdue for New Tires

Dear Car Talk

Here's why it's way past time to retire these old tires

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Creeping Is Ok for Cars
Dec 17, 2019

Creeping Is Ok for Cars

Dear Car Talk

A brake wear question and a rarity: the husband is right!

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Warped Rotors Give This Pony the Shakes
May 08, 2019

Warped Rotors Give This Pony the Shakes

Dear Car Talk

Ray explains how to rein in that vibration

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This Lexus Would Rather Speed up at a Stop
Oct 24, 2017

This Lexus Would Rather Speed up at a Stop

Dear Car Talk

What could be causing acceleration before stopping? Ray says there are three possibilities.

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Warped Brake Discs Are Bad News
Oct 19, 2017

Warped Brake Discs Are Bad News

Dear Car Talk

Don't ignore that shaky steering wheel--other parts could fail, too.

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Don't Drag Your Feet on Brake Repairs
Oct 05, 2017

Don't Drag Your Feet on Brake Repairs

Dear Car Talk

If you brake pedal hits the floor, run, don't walk, to your mechanic.

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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.

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Feb 02, 2017

How to Stop a Car That Creeps on Hills While Parked

Dear Car Talk

Poke's new Subaru Forester wants to roll away on hills. Is the engine, clutch, or parking brake the culprit?

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