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#0741: Twila's Confession

Original Air Date: 10.13.2007

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This week on Car Talk, a family in crisis once again calls on Tom and Ray for intervention. Okay, it's just one family member, Twila, but she's wracked with guilt over that "incident" that befell her brother's beloved truck while it was in her care. She's spent hundreds on repairs, and her brother's none the wiser. Should this sleeping dog be left lying, or does Twila need to 'fess up? She's also our Call of the Week. Meanwhile, in Minneapolis, Eddie's in love with his new Mini - except for those times when it stops moving, like in the middle of an intersection. Find out what to say to a dealer who says "we have no idea what's wrong." Also, can a driver who describes her level of expertise as “I thought about getting it washed once,” remove and repair an ornery door panel, or is Lin doomed to exiting her Kia through the window? And, which would you rather be: married, or right? Find out just who owns that armrest in the middle, as Tom and Ray declare a winner in the wrestling match between Daniel and his wife. All that, a fool-proof way to spot the single guy in the supermarket checkout line, and a brand-spanking-new puzzler from Ray’s traffic light series.

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This Week's Puzzler

What's the surprising problem with LED traffic lights? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

How did Ben spot the manual transmission from a distance, in the dealer's lot? Find out!

Show Open Topic

How to spot the single guy in the supermarket checkout line.

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by Anonymous

Single in the Supermarket

How does the drunk gentleman know that the guy in line is single?  In vino veritas?

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