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#1442: Door Tied Shut

Original Air Date: 10.18.2014
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This week on Car Talk, Melissa’s driver’s door wouldn’t stay shut. So she tied the door to the seat, and has been climbing in through the passenger window for the last several weeks. Is it time for a Car Talk Cheapskate Intervention?
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