Show Rundown

#0533: Car Talk Widows Unite!

Original Air Date: 08.13.2005
Show Open Topic

A son finds a way to help his dad till up a potato garden – from prison.

Call 1

Narda (Seattle, Washington) - 2003 Volkswagen Jetta

Suspension seems stiff.

Call 2

Matthew (Wilmore, Kentucky) - 1996 Buick Regal

Car whines when the gas tank is close to empty.

Call 3

Dominique (Central, New Jersey) - 1996 Saturn Ion

Wants to install a left-foot accelerator.

Call 4

Elizabeth (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - Volkswagen

Clutch gets stuck in fifth gear at high speeds.

Call 5

Kelley (Death Valley, California) - 1989 Nissan Maxima

Car overheats when going up hills.

Call 6

Regina (Washington, District Of Columbia) - 2005 Subaru Forester

Annoying car horn sound.

Call 7

Jose (Oakland, California) - 1988 Ford Taurus

Steering wheel shakes at high speeds when turning left.

Call 8

Nicole (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - 1994 Toyota Tercel

Looking for a new family car.