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#0518: Tappets Under Pressure.

Original Air Date: 04.30.2005

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This week, The National Interstate Transportation Safety Administration puts the Tappets to the test. Will they pass? And Jennifer's Dodge seems to be under a voodoo curse. Can Tom and Ray fix her automotive mojo? Lisa wants to know if bird droppings could eat through her car. Where did she park, under a pterodactyl nest? Plus dumb names for smart cars. That and more, this week on Car Talk.

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Dumb names for smart cars.

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