#1711: Love and an Automotive Weenie

Mar 18, 2017
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Darlene loves her husband but his ignorance about cars has left her at the mercy of a mechanic she doesn’t know if she can trust. Meanwhile, Susan may need to to dump her boyfriend before his “lazy shifting” croaks her Miata. Also, Richard is planning a road trip in a ’64 Dodge Dart and wants to know what spare parts he should bring along--although he might do better with a spare car; Dick’s van needs a new alternator every time the seasons change; and, will Tom and Ray actually give helpful advice to a used car salesman? Find out, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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