This week on Car Talk, a day of maple sugaring came to a bad end for John when he spilled a five-gallon container of syrup in his car. How can he get the sticky stuff out of the seatbelt holders, short of slipping a stack of pancakes in there to sop it up? Also, a classic Car Talk driveway moment, literally, as Jason pours gas down his truck's carburetor, and tries to start it on the air. Will the 20th time be the charm? And on Stump the Chumps, we find out whether Tom and Ray correctly diagnosed Paula's whistling Bronco. All this, plus Tommy celebrates the arrival of a brand-new jalopy, this week on Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
For once, Tommy lands a car that's worth more than $50.
This Week's Puzzler
How do you separate pennies so that there are an equal number facing heads up in two groups?
Last Week's Puzzler
An athlete in the Olympic Games puts forth a record-setting performance in the long jump. But, he does not win a medal. Why not?