Can napping save your life? Tom and Ray open this week's edition of Car Talk with an urgent medical bulletin.
Meanwhile, the wintery weather may well be affecting our hosts, as they give Julia a simple fix for her Toyota that's balky in Minnesota's cold weather. Instead of a mechanic, she just needs to call Allied Van Lines. Then it's off to Seattle, where Ryan's Acura has become a pedestrian's nightmare. Did 15 miles of driving on a flat tire kill his power steering? Meanwhile, down in Oregon, Doug went to the Internet to get his ABS fixed, but went to his own workshop to install it. Now, his Volvo's feeling Turbo-lite. Is he guilty until proven innocent?
On Stump the Chumps, we check in with our new pal Rich, whose ring finger's been feeling barren since his band fell behind his dashboard. Find out whether a measly coat-hanger did indeed solve Rich's potentially pricey dilemma, in this week's Call of the Week.
Finally, Warren confronts Tom and Ray with a profound moral, ethical and financial dilemma. Who foots the damages when the car you've been borrowing from a pal kicks the bucket?