#1929: Electric Brakes

Jul 16, 2019
This week on The Best of Car Talk, our all-time favorite demonstration of Male Answer Syndrome. The electric brakes on Paul’s cattle trailer engage when he uses his turn signal. Will Tom and Ray’s ready acknowledgment that they know nothing about electric brakes stop them from offering a diagnosis? Of course not! Is there any chance of it being a correct diagnosis? Of course not! Elsewhere, Alice and her husband are enjoying retirement by arguing over whose route to their daugher’s house is better for their car. Also, Ralph’s Suburban is channeling an old TV game show; Cathy’s son locked her keys in the trunk and the retrieval has led to lots of chipped teeth; and will Marsha’s husband's shifting habits kill her clutch prematurely? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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