Tag: doors

18 Posts

Jun 01, 1999

Another way to keep cars from freezing shut in the winter.

Dear Car Talk

I read your article about the lady with car doors that were freezing shut One answer I found was in my GM owner's manual under the maintenance schedule in the back For weatherstrips it says to use Dielectric Silicone Grease...

DIY winter doors

Mar 01, 1999

Tips for keeping doors from freezing shut.

Dear Car Talk

Both I and one of my fellow poor friends have very old economy subcompact cars I have an ' Honda hatchback she has an old VW Golf We both live in Connecticut where it sometimes gets very cold in the...

winter doors

Mar 01, 1997

What can be done about car doors freezing overnight?

Dear Car Talk

I have a Mazda and my car doors are freezing shut overnight I can't open them in the morning Is there something I can put on the rubber gasket to stop this from happening I'm really sick of climbing in...

winter doors

Aug 01, 1995

What's the black goo ozzing from Judith's doors?

Dear Car Talk

My husband and I have a Nissan Stanza purchased new which has developed a problem that none of the mechanics including the dealer have been able to cure The doors are all leaking a greasy black ooze It's coming from...

doors

Oct 01, 1994

Is it paranoid to keep doors locked while driving?

Dear Car Talk

I'm hoping you can settle a disagreement My fiancee thinks I am being excessively paranoid for wanting the car doors locked while driving I say that with car-jackings and random stop light robberies occuring in all major cities locking the...

doors locks safety anti-theft

Nov 01, 1993

Where do "suicide doors" get their name?

Dear Car Talk

Do you remember the old four-door Lincoln Continentals where the front and back doors both opened out from the same spot in the middle of the car They used to call those suicide doors How did they get that name...

doors

Mar 01, 1991

Custom order springs

Dear Car Talk

The driver's side door of our Datsun is missing the spring that holds the door ajar We first noticed the missing part a few weeks ago it was probably worn out after having served for thirteen years Without this spring...

doors

Jan 01, 1989

Fact: A swift kick can get you inside your '74 Volvo...and a hefty mechanic's bill.

Dear Car Talk

I had a good laugh when you said on your radio show that it is customary in France to kick Volvos before entering I have a ' Volvo which I have to kick to open the driver's door I was...

doors Volvo