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#0608: Putting the Kibosh on a Cold War Leak

Original Air Date: 02.25.2006
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The USS Nautilus once had a leak in their atomic reactor cooling system. How did they fix it? 140 cans of “Stop Leak!”

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Ace (Jacksonville, Florida) - 1997 Ford F150

Muffler emits gas smell, and has seen flames under truck.

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Elida (Santa Cruz, California) - 1998 Isuzu Rodeo

Shakes for about a minute after ignition.

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Dan (Seattle, Washington) - 1998 Dodge Caravan

Heater squeals when turned to defrost.

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Fred (Laramie, Wyoming) - 1997 Jeep Wrangler

Radiator only leaks when it's parked at law school.

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Meredith (Portland, Oregon) - 1994 Ford Escort

Electric system flickers when idling.

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John (, North Carolina) - Buick

GM: 4 out of 5 studs on right front wheel sheared off.

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Ari (St. Paul, Minnesota) - 1998 Toyota Corolla

Can you damage an engine from a parking lot fender-bender?

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Brenda (Monroe, Louisiana) - 1998 Ford F150

Blowing sound when using the power steering.

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Ben (Portland, Oregon) - 1992 Subaru Loyale

Wants to find bio-diesel station wagon.