Tag: maintenance

141 Posts

Ray Shares Some Valuable Valve Knowledge
Aug 05, 2019

Ray Shares Some Valuable Valve Knowledge

Dear Car Talk

Sometimes silence isn't golden when it comes to valves.

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Trickle Chargers from Toyota Always Stay Connected
May 17, 2019

Trickle Chargers from Toyota Always Stay Connected

Dear Car Talk

Pigtails are a nice addition for your Toyota

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Bookshelf with automotive titles
Dec 18, 2018

Are Old Hoses the New Normal?

Dear Car Talk

Preventative radiator hose replacement is a thing of the past

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Changing to Synthetic Oil Is Slick and Easy
Oct 18, 2018

Changing to Synthetic Oil Is Slick and Easy

Dear Car Talk

A switch to synthetic oil should be a seamless transition.
 

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Your New Car May Have New Needs
May 31, 2018

Your New Car May Have New Needs

Dear Car Talk

Check out these tips for navigating fluid-change and oil recommendations on new cars.

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Who's to Blame for High Bill?
May 10, 2018

Who's to Blame for High Bill?

Dear Car Talk

Is this a case of proper maintenance or a padded bill?

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Keeping a Vacation Home Vehicle Ready to Go
May 08, 2018

Keeping a Vacation Home Vehicle Ready to Go

Dear Car Talk

How best to treat a car that stays at a vacation home.

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do air filters need changing more than every 30,000 miles
Jun 01, 2016

When is Replacing An Air Filter a Dirty Sales Trick?

Dear Car Talk

Gary's mechanic says his air filter is filthy after only 5,000 miles. Is this possible--or a sales gimmick?

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