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#0802: A Major Problem with a Morris Minor

Original Air Date: 01.12.2008
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Tom and Ray share some new definitions for old words.

Call 1

Susan Jennings (Memphis, Tennessee) - 1993 Mazda Miata MX-5

Anytime she starts it, it squeals. Usually keeps squealing until she gets up to 3rd or 4th gear, and car warms up. Likely a worn out serpentine belt. She never gets it serviced, so it

Call 2

Skip Stephens (Arlington, Virginia) - 1997 Mercury Mountaineer

An engine/heating/cooling/fluid leak question. He as a slight crack in the timing belt cover, and he

Call 3

Jim Cohen (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

An engine question for his 1957 Morris Minor 1000. 36 hp. Seats 4 people but can

Call 4

Lee Moureaux (, Kentucky) - 2001 Chrysler Sebring

A power steering question. When starting in the morning, it feels like the power steering is going out on the first couple of turns. Later in the day, it

Call 5

Ron (Boise, Idaho) - 1993 Subaru Impreza

Bought it for his daughter, but she took his Jeep, so he

Call 6

Lindsay Edwards (Fort Wayne, Indiana) - Mitsubishi Montero Sport

Boyfriend drove her to work, picked her up, said ABS, blower, rear defrost had all stopped working. He said it just happened when he started it, but she

Call 7

Marie McKendall (, Michigan) - 2005 Audi TT

When she goes to the car wash, water seeps in all along the top of side windows. Took it to the dealer, and talked to Audi--they say it

Call 8

Lloyd Mildon (Edmonton, ) - 1969 Chrysler New Yorker

An engine question about his '69 Chrysler Newport. When driving in the cold, when he accelerates, the car will bog down. It feels like the bottom drops out of the car. and if you press hard enough, a little bang or pop will come out under the engine. Then it

Call 9

Levi Stevenson (Kalamazoo, Michigan) - 1996 Dodge Neon

Above 35 mph, front tire starts