Tag: mechanics

72 Posts

Auto Mechanics Must Provide Their Own Tools
Feb 13, 2020

Auto Mechanics Provide Their Own Tools

Dear Car Talk

Those tools may cost more than the cars they repair

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Always Get a Second Opinion
Feb 11, 2020

Always Get a Second Opinion

Dear Car Talk

Maybe the next mechanic has a smaller boat to support.

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Getting Taken for a Ride at the Car Repair Shop
Jan 07, 2020

Getting Taken for a Ride at the Car Repair Shop

Dear Car Talk

Here's help on sorting the good shop reviews from the booooogus. 

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My Headliner Is Falling, My Headliner Is Falling!
Jan 02, 2020

My Headliner Is Falling, My Headliner Is Falling!

Dear Car Talk

Sagging headliner repairs might stick it to your wallet.

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Even Honda Parts Start to Fail after 17 Years
Nov 26, 2019

Even Honda Parts Start to Fail after 17 Years

Dear Car Talk

This old window regulator earned its retirement

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Car Dealers Have to Improve the Service Experience
Aug 08, 2019

Bait and Switch: Car Dealers Have to Improve the Service Experience

Jim Motavalli

Horror stories from the shop floor, and a questionable case history.

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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?

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Jan 16, 2019

'Genius' Mechanic Pinpoints Source of Thunking Sound

Dear Car Talk

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

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Has Your Mechanic Earned a Tip?
Nov 06, 2018

Has Your Mechanic Earned a Tip?

Dear Car Talk

Consider a a few bucks as a tip...or brownies.

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