Does Computer Re-Flashing Really Do Anything?

12.06.2012

Dan's local auto repair shop has offered to "re-flash" his car's computer. Leaving aside the scandalous name, is this a valuable service? Find out what Tom and Ray have to say on the subject of flashing, right here.

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Today: Luke's Hot Texas Tour

12.04.2012

Luke's band's tour van is having major AC problems. Nine guys plus one hot van plus one Texas tour equals one pretty stinky situation. Can Tom and Ray succeed where other mechanics have failed and figure out what's causing this?

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Should Toyota Pay for New Steering Column?

12.03.2012

Dennis's daughter-in-law is having trouble with her Toyota Corolla. At 40,000 miles, the steering wheel fell off. Could this have been her fault? And if not, who should pay? Get Tom and Ray's opinion, right here.

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Today: Hybrid Advice for Super-Commuters

11.27.2012

Thought your commute was bad? John drives 310 miles round trip and it's finally time to replace his trusty Prius. He's looking for something with comparable gas mileage that can go the distance. Find out what Tom and Ray recommend, right here.

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Who's to Blame When the Battery Dies?

11.23.2012

Sarah's son listens to the radio in the car while the engine is off, but Sarah worries this will drain the battery. Her son says that his friends do this all the time and haven't killed a battery yet. Will Tom and Ray back Sarah up? Or will they endorse the collective wisdom of a group of teenage boys?

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Today: Should Threat of Breakdown Stop Trip?

11.19.2012

Zach's dad wants to take the boys on a road trip in his vintage Studebaker, but their mom worries that they'll break down. Tom and Ray say, mom's right, but they should take the trip anyway! Can they help Zach can convince his mom that breaking down is part of the adventure?

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Lana's Cruise Control Conflict

11.15.2012

Another couple seeks the marriage counselling services of Tom and Ray. Lana and her husband disagree about the proper use of the cruise control. Can Tom and Ray settle this dispute amicably?

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Today: Howard's Wife Hates His Truck

11.13.2012

Howard loves his 2000 Mercury Mountaineer, but his wife can't stand the sight of it. Can Tom and Ray save the truck (and the marriage) from the scrap yard?

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There's More Than One Way to Rotate a Tire

11.08.2012

Eddie's tires are wearing out unevenly and he wants to know why. Trouble is, the two different tire shops he asked gave him two different answers. Can Tom and Ray set the record straight?

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Is Steve Paranoid or Is His Mechanic Shy a Boat Payment?

11.01.2012

Steve is sure he smells a rat after his mechanic recommended that he flush out his brake lines and replace the brake fluid. Can Tom and Ray talk him down from his ledge of paranoia?

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What Would Dr. Frankenstein Drive?

10.31.2012

It's alive! Today Tom and Ray counsel Hunter who wants to build the perfect car using the best available parts from other cars. Sound familiar? Read their advice to this aspiring Mad Car Scientist, right here.

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Today: A Case for Idiot-Proof Jumper Cables

10.26.2012

Jonathan was helping his coworker jump start her car, but he hooked up the cables the wrong way and now her radio is fried. Tom and Ray are full of hope for Jonathan--they hope he has good insurance, and they hope that the coworker he was helping out is cute, because this is going to cost him. 

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

10.26.2012

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.

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Mary's Speedometer Hates the Cold

10.25.2012

Mary's speedometer goes nuts when it gets cold. Tom and Ray think she needs a new instrument cluster. Find out how Mary can save money on this fix, right here.

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Today: Car Fires on the Horizon

10.24.2012

Judy's turn signal malfunctioned and when it did she saw a wisp of smoke coming out of her Ford Explorer's steering column. She's worried that if she ignores the problem, the whole car will eventually go up in flames. Find out what Tom and Ray recommend right here.

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