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Help Tom and Ray Diagnose This Smelly Car

08.15.2013
Carolina is worried about the crayon smell in her daughter's Volvo. They've tried everything to get rid of it, but nothing's worked and Carolina is worried it might be some dangerous chemical. Tom and Ray are stumped, so we're turning to you, our clever fans to help Carolina out. Read Carolina's question and tell us what you think.

Today: Shannon's Trailblazer Smells Like Gasoline

01.29.2013
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?

Is There Any Hope for Joan's Stinky Prius?

10.02.2012
Joan's brother's dog befouled the backseat of her Prius and three years later, it still stinks! Can Tom and Ray help Joan out or is she doomed to spend the rest of her days driving a rolling olfactory nightmare?

Today: Tom and Ray handle a very sick etiquette question.

11.01.2010
I have an etiquette question. Consider the case of three families, all friends. Family A gets a new Escalade with all the bells and whistles. It is Daddy A's baby! Family B has a teenager with a history of motion...

Today: what's the best way to clean up some... vomit?

03.01.2010
A passenger in my son's Toyota Tacoma truck did not get his head all the way out of the window prior to vomiting. The exterior and the interior of the truck have been detailed, but the smell lingers. When the...

How long does a little "wind" stick around, inside a car?

03.01.2009
My problem began when I was driving down the road in our 2005 Dodge Caravan, packed full of our own kids and kids from the neighborhood. My elderly and ... let us call her "severe" mother was asleep in the front passenger...

How can Jill get one very stubborn stink out of her '87 XJ6 Jaguar?

11.01.2008
I was given a 1987 XJ6 Jag. She's one fine-looking lady. But she smells. I recently spent $1,100 of my government stimulus check having the car completely cleaned on the inside. My mechanic (a very honest, small-town guy) took out all the...

Can you help Tom and Ray solve a very stinky problem?

02.01.2008
I own a Jaguar Silverstone XKR. When I use the windshield washers, the smell is a cross between very bad breath and cow manure. I've emptied the tank several times and flushed it with Clorox, but it still puts out...

Crying over spilt milk? Robert is! Hear his automotive-dairy saga-- and Tom and Ray's answer.

10.01.2007
Hi. I have a Volvo station wagon, and last week I spilled about a half-gallon of milk in the back. The back seats were folded down because I had my dogs in the car. When I went to clean up...

How can Linda get the putrid stink out of her daughter's car?

10.01.2007
When my daughter arrived home from college, she came home with a terrible odor in her car. She said that the week before school was out, she went to class and when she came out and got into her car...

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