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#0714: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's... Dari's Falling Truck?

Original Air Date: 04.07.2007
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Tommy reads a letter about the joys of owning an MG.

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Luvin Contreras (Albuquerque, New Mexico) - 1997 Nissan Pickup

A clutch problem. Sometimes at a stop, he can

Call 2

Lara Ford (Watertown, Massachusetts) - 2002 Honda Civic

A fuel question. She got it filled up at a full service garage, took 14.3 gallons, more than usual which is 13.2

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Dan Lazar (, Pennsylvania) - 2001 Volvo V70

His car sings to him, like a cat meow-ing, when it

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Dari (Red Lodge, Montana) - Chevrolet

A dump or keep question. At the repair shop, her truck fell off the lift, causing $5500 worth of damage. Should they 1. get the sensor fixed, 2. get the damage fixed at dealer, 3. trade it in to the dealer. 4, sell it to some unsuspecting buyer? Suggestion: take it to a disinterested party, don

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Linda Riepe (Eugene, Oregon) - 1999 Acura Integra

Acura dealer tricked Linda in to believing that cheap gas ate her catalytic converter. Now she

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Kelley Pesterman (Edmunds, Washington) - 2002 Nissan Quest

A steering question. It makes a loud humming noise when she turns corners. Really loud, deep humming. Mostly when she turns left. Power steering pump or possibly the power steering pump is likely the cause. Tom and Ray make the diagnosis after sending Kelly out to the car.

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Todd (Orlando, Florida) - 1973 Ford LTD

A liability question related to the engine and exhaust. A severe backfire problem gave one of their neighbor