Jan 19, 2016
Leroy can't get a straight answer on when to change the transmission fluids in his older cars. Can Car Talk set the record straight?
Sep 10, 2015
Marc wants to substitute tractor hydraulic fluid for the recommended Dextron trasmission fluid his car takes. Can Car Talk talk him out of this harebrained idea?
Sep 12, 2013
Mar 05, 2013
Tony was trying to save a buck by doing his own oil change and he accidentally drained the transmission fluid from his 2005 Toyota Sienna. And he was a few miles down the road before he realized his mistake. Now he wants to know what this boneheaded move is going to cost him. Find out Tom and Ray's predictions right here.
Feb 21, 2013
Jim's Ford Focus runs cold downhill and normally when driving uphill. And when the engine runs cold, so does the passenger compartment. Can Tom and Ray help keep Jim from freezing his tuchus off? Find out what's going on, right here.
Oct 01, 2011
I have a Subaru Loyale -wheel-drive wagon The transmission-fluid dipstick has broken off the cap The stem is down the fill tube beyond where I can reach it with a telescoping magnet I tried to grasp it with a long...
Jan 01, 2011
Last summer, I was commuting home from work on the highway, and my 1998 Nissan Maxima started to overheat. The temperature outside was 90+. The engine started heaving, so I had to pull off the interstate and sit for a while, waiting...
Oct 01, 2010
Hi, guys! I have a 2006 Toyota RAV4 that was due recently for the 60,000-mile maintenance. Toyota recommends that the transmission fluid be checked, but I told the independent shop that since it had never been changed (I bought it with...