Today: Is Car Safe Without Sway Bar?


The sway bar was dangling from Claude's stepson's car, so the mechanic removed it. Tom and Ray say the car is safe to drive, but the mechanic should have worked a little harder to keep the bar. Find out why, right here.


Manual vs. Automatic: Which Gets Better Mileage?


Barbara grew up knowing that manual transmissions got better gas milage than automatics. But dealers are telling her now automatics have the edge. Can Tom and Ray set the record straight?


Today: A Man, a Plan, a Can of Sardines


A prank is in the works. Will Tom and Ray help K.J. out with "Operation Sardine Can?" Find out here.


What's Ailing Nancy's Gauges?


The gauges in Nancy's 2000 Nissan Xterra keep freezing up. Tom and Ray have a diagnosis for Nancy. Find out what they say (and why she's not going to like it) right here.


Today: The Right Tool for Mounting Tires?


David goes through a lot of tires, so he mounts them himself using a lug wrench. He's ready to upgrade to the right tools, if the right tools are $50 or less. Tom and Ray say $50 isn't going to get him what he needs. Find out what's involved in mounting a tire, right here. 


Today: Fan is Stuck on High


The fan in Lindsay's 2005 Hyundai Sonata blows full blast, even when it's set to Off. The heat and AC still work. Tom and Ray say she can either fix her fan the right way, or take the cheap and easy way out--using paperweights to keep her stuff from blowing away.


Rainy Day Mathematics


Tim's noticed that he has to run his windshield wipers at a faster rate when in motion than he does when waiting at a light, and wants to know why. Tom and Ray say his question can be solved with calculus. Are they qualified to perform these advanced mathematical calculations?