Auto Correct: Manual Transmission
What's your manual transmission driving story?
Hear some of our listeners' stories and Allison Walker, The Lady Auto Mechanic's advice for callers and their problems on this broadcast.
Want to learn to drive a manual vehicle? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEJahoaR5Rc
Here are the recalls for the week: 2015 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ: a problem with the driver or front passenger seat belt anchor; 2019 Toyota Camry: they need to recalibrate the occupant classification system for the front passenger area; 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG SL-Class – passenger airbag needs to be replaced; 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class: the fuel tank needs to be replaced.
You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and inputting your VIN number.
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Consumer Reports has a list of vehicles that have a record of much-worse-than-average overall reliability based on subscriber responses to their Annual Auto Survey. Today, we’re going to caution you about: Audi A4 from 2009-2011 because of engine problems, such as excessive oil consumption. Please consider reading up on the reliability of this car before purchasing it as a used car, suggests Consumer Reports. https://www.consumerreports.org/used-cars/used-cars-to-avoid-buying/ https://www.carcomplaints.com/ is another resource for unreliable car lists.
If you’re interested in reviews of new cars Casey Williams is the automotive correspondent for WFYI, a public radio station in Indianapolis. He has reviewed cars and covered the auto industry for 25 years. His review this week is on the _ 2019 VW GLI ________
'Your phone is key to drive this SUV' at http://ee.usatoday.com/Olive/ODN/USATSample/shared/ShowArticle.aspx?doc=USA%2F2019%2F08%2F21&entity=Ar00901&sk=107A41E4&mode=text
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