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#0536: Cigar Snorkeling

Original Air Date: 09.03.2005
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Some creative answers collected from kids’ homework answers.

Call 1

Annalisa (Purchase, New York) - 1984 Honda Prelude

RPMs fall when idling.

Call 2

Christie (Kent, Washington) - Buick

Can you wear out your battery at a drive-in?

Call 3

Fran (Hampton, Massachusetts) - 1999 Subaru Forester

Can you damage the engine by draining the oil from the oil filter?

Call 4

Hoppy (Bethel, Alaska) - 1989 Mazda Pickup

Truck has gone through several starters.

Call 5

Andy (Middletown, Connecticut) - Buick

Is it safer to keep the car doors locked in case of an accident?

Call 6

Mickey (Forked River, New Jersey) - 2001 Nissan Frontier

Screeches under dash when engine is at high RPMs.

Call 7

Mary-Ann (San Francisco, California) - 1982 Toyota Tercel

Bottoms out over bumps. Smell out of rear-wheel well.

Call 8

Richard (Naysayer, Arizona) - 1996 Nissan Maxima

How do I minimize the stink of cigar smoke?