James is headed to Haiti. Can he give his Honda a face-lift to handle the rough roads? And then it's off to NY where Emily's VW has a lunging problem. Can Tom and Ray help her or will they prove once and for all that they know nothing! Ashley Judd (the actress!) is married to a race car driver who won't let her drive. How can she wrestle the steering wheel away from his macho hands? And Chris is wondering just what is proper jump-start etiquette? Plus a birthday puzzler and Stump the Chumps, this week on Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
1972 vs. 2002.
This Week's Puzzler
How could the little girl's father and grandfather be the same age?
Last Week's Puzzler
How did the dashboard get its name?