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Today: Fix for a Leaky Sunroof?

Sharon replaced the leaky sunroof in her Toyota RAV4 two years ago. Now she's hearing water in the roof again. Can she dry out the roof? Or does Car Talk have a better idea? Find out.

So Hard to Say Goodbye . . .

Phil wants Car Talk to help him preserve the life of his 1990 Ford Ranger, which leaks and burns oil, smells like coolant, and the chassis, shocks and gas lines are almost rusted through. Is Phil delusional?

The Case of the Disappearing Oil

Loretta's  2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring is losing oil but it doesn't appear to be leaking or smoking. Can Tom and Ray solve this automotive mystery? 

Today: Fix for Bill's Leaky Sunroof?

The aftermarket sunroof in Bill's Pontiac GTO leaks in heavy rains and at the carwash. Tom and Ray say there are a couple things he can check before he settles for having a GTO that's half full. Find out what Tom and Ray say, right here.

Today: Who Will Check Rick's Oil?

Rick, a self-identified geezer, has reached the age where he just wants to pay someone else to check his car's pressure and fluids for him. But he's had no luck finding a gas station that offers this service. Tom and Ray think these services are less important than they used to be. Find out why and whether they have any advice for Rick, all right here. 

Today: Shannon's Trailblazer Smells Like Gasoline

Shannon smells gas when she starts up her 2004 Chevy Trailblazer. She's seen two mechanics and they say there's nothing to worry about, but she doesn't want to drive her kids to school in a fire-trap. Can Tom and Ray put her mind at ease?

Today: Kylee's Not-So-Small Oil Leak

Kylee used Mercury Sable came with a "small" oil leak. It's only getting worse and she's getting tired of filling it every couple weeks. Tom and Ray have plenty of sympathy for Kylee but don't hold out much hope for the Mercury. Find out why, right here.

Today: Did Evelyn's Grandson Wreck Her Engine?

Evelyn's grandon borrowed her car and when she got it back it was out of coolant. She loaned it to him again and now the entire engine needs to be replaced. Tom and Ray have some ideas for Evelyn and a few more ideas for her speed-demon grandson. Find out what they recommend, right here.

Who Should Fix Todd's Camry?

Todd's Toyota Camry is leaking fluid but the dealer says it's no big deal. Should they fix it anyway?

Can a "smoke test" be used to track down a gas leak?

I've been driving for more years than I care to say, but this is the first I've heard of something called a "smoke test." Recently I noticed a gas odor coming from somewhere around the back end of my car...


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