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#0646: You Can't Teach an Old Dog New Shifting

Original Air Date: 11.19.2006

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On this week's Car Talk, John from South Carolina's model employee has an Achilles heel, which he's using to kill the clutch on the company truck. Can Tom and Ray stage a successful intervention and keep Steve off the unemployment line? Also, can Andrew rebuild the master cylinder in his '76 Mini, from the parts floating in his brake fluid? Can Shelly's Ford Focus fit enough kibble and catnip for a cross-country move? Has Sheila's dad returned from the grave to keep his beloved Buick Century safe in a dark alley? And how did a conveniently located tree help save a life? Answers to these questions, and more, on this week's Car Talk.

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Fun Sunday

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This show was wonderful. The questions were unusualy interesting, esp. the one about bringing a huge family of animals across the country in a small car!

Life-Saving Auto-Medical Manuevers

This would be hard to pull off when you need it, but hey, the more you know...

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