Show Rundown

#0534: Don't Drive Like Tommy

Original Air Date: 08.20.2005
Show Open Topic

A listener decides to take a stand against a cell-phone driver, but finds an undercover cop with no sense of humor.

Call 1

Kim (Haltom City, Texas) - 1991 Chevrolet Lumina

Ethics: Car blew up four weeks after selling it to a customer

Call 2

Patricia (Lansing, Michigan) - 1990 Volkswagen Golf

Engine stalls at intersections, as though it

Call 3

Bob (Highland, Maryland) - Buick

Tried an experiment in the EZ Pass lane ended up with a speed violation.

Call 4

Sarah (Buffalo, New York) - Ford Aspire

Brakes not responsive after wheel-bearing job: Give the mechanic another chance?

Call 5

Erin (Ann Arbor, Michigan) - 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon

Torque converter gave out.

Call 6

Sam (Quakertown, Pennsylvania) - Buick

Twice a month he puts a quart of transmission fluid in gas tank

Call 7

Kate (Lake Placid, New York) - 1997 BMW 528

Broken strut.

Call 8

Don (Woodland, California) - Buick

Looking for a vehicle for his ex-wife.