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#0511: The Hot Seat

Original Air Date: 03.12.2005

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This week, what’s the deal with heated seats? We’ll get to the bottom of that question with some theories on why women want their butts warmed more than guys. Veronica’s convinced her pickup is possessed by speed demons. Is it really motor mojo or just the owner’s onus? And Erin in Minneapolis wants to know why her gas mileage is running hot and cold. Could Minnesota winters freeze the fuel efficiency right out of her Forester? That and more in this week’s thermal-themed hour of Car Talk.

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This Week's Puzzler

Before seeking shelter from the leaky roof, how many people were originally on each floor? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

An Olympic athlete wins the long jump, setting a world record – but does not win the gold medal. Why? Find out!

Show Open Topic

The latest stats on the gender gap over heated seats.

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