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Never ignore signs of overheating

  Hi, guys, I drive a taxicab in Austin, Texas and I’m feeling flummoxed! The 2008 Chrysler 300C that I drove blew its head gasket. Here’s where I get confused ...

Husband’s extreme caution is causing wife to overheat

Dear Tom and Ray, My husband and I recently purchased a new car. My husband refuses to run the air conditioning in heavy stop-and-go traffic or if we are sitting in the parked c ...

Click and Clack column

Dear Tom and Ray, I am 65 and not yet ready to become a “geezerette.” My husband is two years older, and although he may look like one, he is not a geezer yet either. ...

Independent inspection is never a waste of money

Dear Tom and Ray, I love your show and column, and am a longtime listener and reader. After all these years, I finally have a question for you. I know you guys recommend having ...

Fix shift lock before car goes on block

Dear Tom and Ray, I have a 2000 Ford Escort ZX2 with 110,000 miles and an automatic transmission. It starts fine but I cannot get it out of park unless I stick a screwdriver in t ...

A question of ethics regarding my mechanic

Dear Tom and Ray, I have a mechanics’ ethics question for you. I drive a 2009 Nissan Rogue. I love this car. I was getting ready for a road trip and I realized that there were ...