Tag: oil

140 Posts

Retired Mechanic Needs a Refresher
Apr 02, 2019

Retired Mechanic Needs a Refresher

Dear Car Talk

Diagnosis of an overheating car puts the family in hot water

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Nov 22, 2018

Can't Fix an Engine Using Thicker Oil

Dear Car Talk

So what's the best oil for high-mileage engines?

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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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Spending Too Little on This Can Cost a Lot
Aug 14, 2018

Spending Too Little on This Can Cost a Lot

Dear Car Talk

This money miser wonders how long to wait between oil changes.

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Divine Intervention or Great Engineering?
Jul 26, 2018

Divine Intervention or Great Engineering?

Dear Car Talk

Against all odds, this Honda is still running with its original oil

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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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When Is a Leak More Than a Nuisance?
May 17, 2018

When Is a Leak More Than a Nuisance?

Dear Car Talk

Oil on the motor not necessarily an emergency.

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