Tag: oil changes

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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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Bad Oil Change Advice Could Damage Your Engine
Feb 13, 2018

Bad Oil Change Advice Could Damage Your Engine

Dear Car Talk

This friend who claims oil changes are unnecessary is flat-out wrong.

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Which Is Better for Oil Change -- Cold or Warm?
Oct 12, 2017

Which Is Better for Oil Change -- Cold or Warm?

Dear Car Talk

And why are Fruit of the Looms relevant to the question?

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Keep a Close Eye on Oil-Burning Cadillac's Oil Level
Aug 10, 2017

Keep a Close Eye on Oil-Burning Cadillac's Oil Level

Dear Car Talk

John's Cadillac is burning oil. Would a different viscosity help?

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The Real Deal regarding Synthetic Oil Change Intervals
Jul 11, 2017

The Real Deal regarding Synthetic Oil Change Intervals

Dear Car Talk

Suzanne hears a bunch of different answers when it comes synthetic oil change intervals. What's the wise choice?

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Why Do the Pros Tighten Everything So Tight?
Jun 13, 2017

Why Do the Pros Tighten Everything So Tight?

Dear Car Talk

David uses a breaker bar to loosen his oil filter. Is the Hulk working at his oil change shop, or is this normal?

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