This week on The Best of Car Talk, is there a better Mother’s Day gift than a kid helping his mom work on her car? Well, Anne might have done better with breakfast in bed. Her four-year-old son Matthew “helped” by pouring Ring Seal into her Jeep steering reservoir. Is next year’s Mother’s Day gift going to be a new car for Mom? Elsewhere, Bruce’s tire is being attacked by air pressure goblins in the night; Ellen wants her Accord’s door to stop squeaking so her new neighbors won’t know how late she’s getting home at night; and is it time for Steve to say goodbye to his beloved, wallet-draining Datsun or could it have a future life as a coffee table? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.
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This Week's Puzzler
The Top Secret Free Beer Code: The bartender says, "six." The customer says, "three," and he gets a free beer. The bartender says, "twelve," and a second customer says, "six." Your turn.
Last Week's Puzzler
1000 $1 Bills and 10 Envelopes: What combination of $1 bills -- placed in ten envelopes -- can combine to form any dollar amount between $1 and $1000?