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#1547: One Sensitive Dog

Original Air Date: 11.21.2015

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This week on The Best of Car Talk, why did Bob’s mild-mannered dog go wacko when Bob dumped his Mercedes and bought an Audi? Is the pooch status-obsessed, or is there an olfactory explanation? Elsewhere, Ellen’s Camry smells like rotten eggs, and she thinks her dealer is blowing sulphur up her skirt, rather than fixing it. Also, Glen’s vacation got a little more exciting when his rental car caught on fire. Was it Glen’s fault, and, more important, did he tell the rental company? And on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Bill learned to drive a stick shift in time for the high school dance, and if his date is still speaking to him. All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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Segment 1
Show Open: Reasons to be thankful, and Ray gets caught working.

Segment 2
Sweetie's transmission goes sour.

Segment 3
You can't put an old pooch into a new ride?

Segment 4
Puzzler Answer: The Holiday Daze

Segment 5
Arnie vs. Daddy on tire pressure.

Segment 6
Stump the Chumps: Bill the Stick Shift Kid

Segment 7
e's not a burper, he's a spiller.

Segment 8
New Puzzler: Ray "fixes' the vaccum cleaner.

Segment 9
I think my dealer is blowing sulphur up her skirt.

Segment 10
How to set a rental car on fire.

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Reasons to be thankful Listen Now

This Week's Puzzler

Ray’s Vacuum Cleaner Fix: What happened when Ray removed a big piece of iron from the vacuum? Find out!

Last Week's Puzzler

The Holiday Daze: When was the last year Christmas and New Year’s fell on different days? Find out!

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