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The Reluctant Camry

The Puzzler


RAY: Amanda buys a nice used Toyota Camry and adds a glue-on digital clock, new floor mats, and fuzzy dice. The next day, the engine won't crank. After several attempts, the car finally starts. This pattern repeats-sometimes the car starts right up, and sometimes it takes several tries.

Desperate, Amanda goes to a dealership. Going against years of rigorous training, the dealer fixes the problem without charging her. They tell her it was caused by something she bought after she got the car. What was it?

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