This week on Car Talk, after Jody´s mechanics failed to fix her Honda, she´s considering an alternative treatment--acupuncture. So, where is an Accord´s ch´i? Hopefully, not in the tires. Elsewhere, Steve promised his wife he´d fix her Volvo, but after sneaking off to three different mechanics, he still can´t figure out the problem. Also, should Frances trade her trusty Miata for her uncle´s beloved, but un-trustworthy Porsche; is half-way good enough for the spark plug Chuck cross-threaded; and, can Rebecca make it home for the holidays in her ancient Chevy, or will the next NPR fundraiser be dedicated to buying her a plane ticket? All this and more, this week on Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: November 2, 2013] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/131102/rt_cart_131102_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, did Christy destroy her dad´s car 15 years ago by putting black tape over a flashing temperature light - and then continuing to drive? And is Dad ready to forgive and forget? It´s one of our all-time favorite auto-familial disputes. Elsewhere, Andy got talked into replacing his front brakes to help stop a noise coming from the rear; Nancy´s husband says she´s risking death by keeping her air conditioning on recirculate; and should Mickey be concerned that she´s on her fourth consecutive boyfriend who drives an ´82 Honda? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: July 9, 2016] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/160709/rt_cart_160709_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on Car Talk, actress Ashley Judd learns one downside of marriage to a professional race-car driver – he insists on driving every time they´re in the car together. You´d think the guy would want a day off, wouldn´t you? Find out if Tom and Ray can keep this auto-marital dispute off the front page of The National Enquirer. Elsewhere, Andy´s steering wheel is making a noise which he´d like to handle with WD-40, but might be better taken care of by singing a chorus of ´´Chattanooga Choo Choo,´´ and Tom in New Jersey would really like to blame a tow truck driver for his Honda´s computer failure. Finally, Mary Rawson´s friend has offered to fix her brakes for free, and perhaps get a date at the same time. Can she turn him down and still have a car that will stop? All this and lots more, this week, on Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: March 17, 2012] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/120317/rt_cart_120317_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Grant´s marriage counselor suggested he and his wife turn to Tom and Ray to help settle their auto-marital dispute over keeping the radio on while the car is off. Will Tom and Ray help bring peace, or will Grant´s next appearance be on Divorce Court? Elsewhere, Mark decided to replace his working transmission, and has now gone through six failed rebuilds in six months. Does this earn him an equal number of dope slaps? Also, Mabel´s Subaru is leaking oil from every orifice; Tulis´ mechanic may be relying too much on prisms and crystals trying to fix her Civic´s brakes; and, is Jessica car shocking her because of her clothes, her hair, or its ugly upholstery? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: June 11, 2016] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/160611/rt_cart_160611_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week´s Car Talk find out if Tom and Ray helped Heidi from Michigan persuade her tennis-pro husband not to make a timing belt replacement his maiden voyage on the SS Auto Repair. Meanwhile, in Minnesota, Linda´s worried about the brakes on her Honda, after the ´´brilliant young man who got fired after two weeks´´ at the Kwikie Lube put the wrong fluid in.Also, a Ford Escort gets revenge on an owner who forced it to lug around a hang glider, mud-bogging takes its toll on a pick-up, and what´s the perfect car for a family en route from Vermont to Belize? All this, plus some brutally painful writing, and lots more, on this week´s encore edition of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: May 29, 2010] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/100529/rt_cart_100529_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.