Show Rundown

#0607: One Brother Too Many?

Original Air Date: 02.18.2006
Show Open Topic

Someone writes in to suggest there’s one too many Tappet brothers on the show. Is one of them moot?

Call 1

Jessie (Walla Walla, Washington) - 1989 BMW 760

Steering wheel stiff on high-speed right-hang turns.

Call 2

Isaac (Albuquerque, New Mexico) - 1989 Mazda 323

Changed the starter himself but now the car sputters.

Call 3

Rob (Landcaster, Pennsylvania) - 1998 Toyota Camry

Wants to replace damaged door, but it won't open.

Call 4

Tad (Old Town, Maine) - 2000 Saturn L

Between 65 and 75mph, clutch doesn't work.

Call 5

Becky (Bloomingdale, Georgia) - Saab

Husband's red neck gear blocking other side of garage.

Call 6

Jim (, Alaska) - 1996 Cadillac STS

Coughs like a sick cow when it starts.

Call 7

Joyce (Los Angeles, California) - 1998 Volvo S70

Makes winding sound when starting or turning off the ignition.

Call 8

Joe (Moraga, California) - Buick Century

How should I choose a new car for my 78-year-old father?