Show Rundown

#0542: A Plague of Air Mites

Original Air Date: 10.15.2005
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A chunk of falling concrete almost killed the producer. Lesson? It's best not to show up for work.

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Leslie (Tulsa, Oklahoma) - 1995 Volkswagen Jetta

"Smoke" coming out of air conditioner.

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Kerry (Martinsburg, West Virginia) - 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

Whining sound while idling in neutral at stops.

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Beau (Nashville, Tennessee) - Dodge

Burning a quart of oil with every tank of gas.

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Heather (Lansing, Michigan) - 2006 Mazda Mazda5

Recalled because of a "thermal event".

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Steve (Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota) - 1998 Ford Taurus

When changing oil according to manual, it seems low.

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Susan (Orleans, Michigan) - 1988 Toyota Corolla

Dieseling after it turns off.

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Kim (Columbia, South Carolina) - 1999 Ford Explorer

Air conditioner clunks and goes out while making turns.

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Becket (Portland, Oregon) - Buick

Should you drive in the fast lane if you're cruising just over the speed limit?

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John (Sydney, New York) - 1996 Cadillac Seville

Is there such a thing as "air mites"?