Today: Lightning vs. Town Car


Shannon suspects that her uncle's car was struck by lightning because after a recent thunderstorm, the headlights refused to turn off. Tom and Ray explain what she can look for to confirm her diagnosis, and what kind of repairs her uncle can expect. 


Today: Is Bill's Dealer Charging Too Much?


Bill's Subaru needs a new timing belt, and the dealer is asking twice what his local mechanic wants for the job. Tom and Ray say there may be more to this story than meets the eye. 


Today: Richard's Smooth Ride


Richard says the ride in his Lexus is not quite smooth enough, so he makes a practice of driving with underinflated tires. His brother says this is dangerous! Tom and Ray side with Richard's brother. Find out why, right here. 


Is Favorite Safe Car Post-Collision?


Phil's Honda Fit was sandwiched between a big Jeep and an even bigger mini-van during a recent rear-end collision. The insurance repaired the car but Phil wonders if they should be worried. Find out how Tom and Ray would check for structural damage, right here.


Should Phil Flush His Focus?


Phil's mechanic says his heater core is clogged but flushing the system could cause major damage. Tom and Ray disagree. Find out why, right here.


Today: Shade-Tree Mechanics Club?


John wants to start a DIY garage. Can Tom and Ray talk him out of it? Plus, the guys reveal details from their own experiences owning a DIY garage in years gone by. 


Grace's Neon Doesn't Know When to Quit


Grace's Dodge Neon won't turn off, even after the key is removed from the engine. Her mechanic replaced the ignition cylinder but now he's stumped. Will Tom and Ray have good suggestions for Grace?