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#0639: In Oatmeal We Trust. Maybe.

Original Air Date: 09.30.2006

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This week on Car Talk, Jeremy's got a novel idea for a little more financial frankness in dashboard warning. Tom and Ray help Nancy pick out a car that will hold... a big dog? No. Catering supplies? No. How about.... a harp! Scott from Manhattan brought his Volvo in and uttered the immortal words, "Do whatever you need to do." What was the bill? Tune in to hear the exponential results. Jamie from Oregon has a healthy idea for his Jeep: a dose of steel-cut oats. Will it do the trick as well as a case of Stop-Leak, or will the fiber send Jamie's vehicle sprinting for the junkyard? All that and more, this week on Car Talk.

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After Steve's boss relocated the company, all sixty employees were closer to home. How could that be? Find out!

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The 'check wallet' light.

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The "Check Wallet" Light

Something's gotta get people to pay attention to the "Check Engine" light... Maybe this'll do it.

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