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Lame Joke: The Job Application

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Staff Blog | Oct 19, 2018

Crusty's young nephew, Cranky, applied for a position as mechanic at Click & Clack's garage. 

Jun 01, 1990

Servicing my Toyota...

Dear Car Talk

I OWN A TOYOTA COROLLA LE I'VE READ THE OWNER'S MANUAL MANY TIMES IN THE SCHEDULE OF MAINTENANCE IT APPEARS THAT THERE IS MUCH LESS TO DO ON THIS CAR THAN ON ANY OTHER CAR I'VE OWNED IS THIS POSSIBLE...

maintenance Toyota

Jun 01, 1990

What can I do about my knucklehad neighbor?

Dear Car Talk

I LIVE IN A PLACE WHERE THE TEMPERATURE OCCASIONALLY DROPS BELOW FREEZING MY PROBLEM IS MY NEIGHBOR OWNER OF A FORD X WITH NON-STANDARD EXHAUST HE HAS TO GO TO WORK AT AM AND HUNTS DUCKS ON THE WEEKENDS IN...

idling

Jun 01, 1990

Relieving myself of my Dodge Colt...

Dear Car Talk

I HAVE A DODGE COLT I BOUGHT IT ON AN IMPULSE AND I'M JUST NOT HAPPY WITH IT DO YOU HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS ON HOW I CAN RELIEVE MYSELF OF IT ADS IN THE NEWSPAPER ARE EXPENSIVE AND HAVEN'T BEEN...

selling

Jun 01, 1990

Waking a car from a 15-year slumber...

Dear Car Talk

I HAVE A CADILLAC THAT HASN'T BEEN STARTED IN OVER YEARS WHAT SHOULD BE DONE BEFORE AT TEMPTING TO START THE CAR TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE JACK TOM THE BEST THING YOU CAN DO BEFORE YOU START IT...

storage

Jun 01, 1990

Is it okay for engine oil to smell like gasoline?

Dear Car Talk

WHILE CHANGING THE OIL IN MY MAZDA RX- THE MECHANIC NOTICED A STRONG GASOLINE ODOR IN THE OIL THE MIXTURE WOULD NOT IGNITE TWO MAZDA SERVICE DEPARTMENTS ASSURED ME OVER THE PHONE THAT THIS WAS COMMON DUE TO THE DESIGN...

smells Mazda

Jun 01, 1990

Why won't my air-conditioner work when I'm driving uphill?

Dear Car Talk

HELP I HAVE A PROBLEM THAT OCCURS WHEN I'M ACCELERATING UP A HILL IN MY DODGE ARIES THE COLD AIR FROM THE AIR-CONDITIONER WILL STOP COMING OUT OF THE DASHBOARD VENTS AND START COMING OUT THROUGH THE FLOOR VENTS WHEN...

air conditioning

Jun 01, 1990

The Click and Clack Cockamamie Ergonomics Award:

Dear Car Talk

DO YOU HAVE ANY CONTENDERS FOR THE CLICK AND CLACK COCKAMAMIE ERGONOMICS AWARD TOM YOU BET I DO THIS WEEK I NOMINATE OUR GOOD BUDDIES FROM ACROSS THE SEA--RANGE ROVER I LIKE RANGE ROVERS BUT THEY HAVE REALLY GONE OUT...

awards Land Rover Range Rover

Jun 01, 1990

Do Yugo parts still exist?

Dear Car Talk

I HAVE A YUGO IS THERE ANYONE LEFT WHO STILL CARRIES PARTS FOR YUGOS OR SHOULD I DUMP IT I'VE ALSO HEARD THAT YUGO WAS VOTED CAR OF THE YEAR BY THE TOW TRUCK DRIVER'S ASSOCIATION NICK RAY WE CAN'T...

Yugo

Jun 01, 1990

A rumbling front end...

Dear Car Talk

I HAVE A DODGE CARAVAN WITH MILES MY PROBLEM IS THAT THE FRONT END RUMBLES WHEN I STEP ON THE BRAKE THE RUMBLING BEGAN ON A LONG TRIP THAT INVOLVED A LOT OF HIGHWAY DRIVING AFTER THAT TRIP I HAD...

brakes