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#0718: Brakeless Near Seattle

Original Air Date: 05.05.2007
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Funny analogies.

Call 1

Sid Schwab (Muckiteo, Washington) - 1987 Ford Bronco

Brakes.... pulled to left, then gave out, went all the way to the floor. Ray calls it

Call 2

Estelle Renthe (, New York) - 1999 Volvo V70

A power steering question. She has a leak, probably needs new rack and pinion. Doesn

Call 3

Michael (Berkeley, Michigan) - 1998 Honda Accord

A suspension question. Creaking noise from the back. Deep creaky hardwood floor noise, over bumps, braking, accelerating. He can make it happen by pushing up and down on the back on the car. Wife thinks it

Call 4

Roni Flowers (, California) - 1996 Subaru Outback

Fuel/catalytic converter question. Her boyfriend says she will ruin her catalytic converter by driving her car low on gas. True? Guys say, no, as long as she doesn

Call 5

Matt Lowry (St Paul, Minnesota) - 1993 Ford Escort

suspension/steering/alignment... steps on gas, car veers to the right, while he

Call 6

Heather Baldwin (, Virginia) - 1991 Alfa Romeo Spider


Call 7

Sarah Bore (, Virginia) - 2001 Subaru Forester

Suspension? Whenever she makes a right turn, she hears a bad clunking under her car. Started like a shimmy, now like a "gogogogogo." The noise gets louder with speed, and happens only when she accelerates. Guys say it

Call 8

David Sherwin (Newbury Park, California) - 1995 Isuzu Trooper

A clutch question. When he disengages the clutch infrequently, makes a weird

Call 9

Natalie Coe (New Haven, Connecticut) - 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser

A buying question. She