Car Talk

by NPR

America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus. You don't have to know anything about cars to love this one hour weekly laugh fest.


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#1845: The Miracle Spray

This week on The Best of Car Talk, why do Tom and Ray think Heather is crazy for believing that starter fluid is solving her Subaru's starting problem? Elsewhere, grad student Rebecca is considering driving from Connecticut to Indiana in a car that likely won't make it to the New York border; Frances's love for her Miata is being tested by the chance to inherit her uncle's Porsche; and did Chris's brother find love in a hyperbaric chamber after he and his girlfriend passed out from CO poisoning? All this, and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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Posted on 10 November 2018 | 1:00 pm

#1844: Nasal Decloggery

Who knew there was a pseudo-technical name for picking your nose in your car? This week on The Best of Car Talk, listeners who weren't completely disgusted by last week's discussion offer their analysis of automotive nostril penetrations. Elsewhere, Charlotte and her husband decided to spice up their lives by adopting four children and want to make things even more exciting by finding an old car they can use as a jungle gym. Also, Jody is searching for her Accord's chi, so she can use acupuncture to get rid of a ticking noise; JD just lost his girlfriend and fears his truck's engine will be the next to go; and will a nice grapefruit stabilize John's Jeep's oil pressure? All this and more this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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Posted on 3 November 2018 | 12:00 pm