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Car Talk” America

The New Yorker - 03 Nov 2014
Tom, right, and Ray Magliozzi on air with a caller during “Car Talk.” Credit Photograph by Richard Howard/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty. For twenty-five years, Tom Magliozzi, who with his younger brother, Ray, hosted the National Public Radio show ...
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Car Talk: The magic light trick

Lima Ohio - 18 Aug 2018
Dear Car Talk: My car is a 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue with 80,000 miles on it. About five months ago, the car would not start. I just got a “click” when I turned the key. The lights, horn, etc. worked fine. I had the car towed to my mechanic. He turned ...
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Car Talk: Money miser wonders how long to wait between oil changes

Coos Bay World - 17 Aug 2018
Dear Car Talk: I change the oil in our cars, mainly because I'm too cheap to pay what oil-change shops charge. Is there any way to test to see when the oil in a vehicle is almost worn out? Our cars vary widely in their use. One does a daily 15-mile ...
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Car Talk: In cold weather, car literally freezes out driver

Worcester Telegram - 12 Aug 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: I have a 2004 Hyundai Accent two-door. This is a winter question that I'd like to get fixed now, before it starts happening again. When the temperature drops below freezing for more than a week, I cannot open my doors from the outside.
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Car talk in Jay

Lewiston Sun Journal - 16 Aug 2018
Stan Davis, left, of Fayette and Lenny Boucher of Jay talk Wednesday about the 1948 International KB 7 wrecker that sits on the front lawn of Boucher's home in Jay. Boucher is restoring a 1930 and 1931 Ford, and he and Davis catch up and chat about ...
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Car Talk: Series-hybrid purist searches for car

Worcester Telegram - 28 Jul 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: I am very interested in electric vehicles, but I am concerned about their range. Why can't there be a charging system on board that continuously charges the battery? All that would be needed is a small gas-powered motor to operate an ...
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Car Talk: Sloshing sound on Honda Fit likely AC related

Worcester Telegram - 29 Jul 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: We're having a problem with our 2008 Honda Fit. The car runs OK, but there is a sloshing noise when we drive. It sounds like some liquid is moving back and forth up front somewhere. Any ideas? - Pat and Catherine. RAY: There's water ...
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Car Talk: Valve tightening is unique to Honda, requiring adjustment

Worcester Telegram - 05 Aug 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: My Honda dealer says the valves on my 2013 Honda Accord should be adjusted. As I write this, the car is about to hit the 100,000-mile mark. Do I really need to pay $150-$200 to adjust the valves? And how come my dealer also says I don't ...
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The Self-Driving Startup Teaching Cars to Talk

WIRED - 20 Aug 2018
And for the folks aiming to deploy fleets of self-driving cars into that chaos, this is a problem. “The question is how to replace the driver,” says Bijit Halder, the product and design lead for Drive.ai. The Silicon Valley-based startup just started a ...
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Car Talk: Convertible-loving mom needs a taller car

Coos Bay World - 27 Jul 2018
Dear Car Talk: My soon-to-be-80-year-old mom is a lifelong convertible driver. She currently drives a 2005 Chrysler Sebring Convertible with 64,000 miles on it. Over the years, the car seems to have gotten lower to the ground, and she's having ...
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Car styling is largely dictated by fuel and safety requirements

Press Herald - 21 Aug 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: I was looking at a new car (finally bought the RAV4) and was reading reviews of lots of different makes and models. Many of the articles brought up styling, usually as a positive, for a given car. But when I was looking at crossover ...
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Mike Marshall returns to SF Bay Area with (really) special guest

The Mercury News - 21 Aug 2018
It's been about a decade since string wizard Mike Marshall left the East Bay for Germany, but you can still hear traces of him everywhere. If you listen to public radio, you probably know his mandolin work from the “Car Talk” theme (Dave Grisman's ...
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Against all odds, miracle car still runs with its original oil

Press Herald - 25 Jul 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: I bought a 2009 Honda Accord in 2009, which now has 125,000 original miles on it. I have never changed the oil or transmission fluid. The car still drives perfectly. What did I do wrong? – Rev. Marvin. P.S. What is an “original mile”?
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Miser wonders how long to wait between oil changes

Press Herald - 14 Aug 2018
DEAR CAR TALK: I change the oil in our cars, mainly because I'm too cheap to pay what oil-change shops charge. Is there any way to test to see when the oil in a vehicle is almost worn out? Our cars vary widely in their use. One does a daily 15-mile ...
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#1831: The More Perfect Elevator

WBEZ - 04 Aug 2018
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Tom and Ray venture far afield as they consider one listener's idea that could revolutionize elevator operations (within the confines of still going up and down)— if anyone can make heads or tails of it. Later, on ...

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