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Car Talk

NPR

Comedy, Games & Hobbies, Automotive

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Automotive 1
Games & Hobbies 1

America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus. You don't have to know anything about cars to love this one hour weekly laugh fest.

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#1540: That Special Detergent Look

October 3rd, 2015

Episode 52 of 112 episodes

This week on The Best of Car Talk, Ivan went for an oil change, and was told he needed a special detergent beause his oil was clumpy. Did his oil change guy base this on a close examination of Ivan's engine, or a quick guess on Ivan's gullibility? Also, can $170 be too much to spend on a dream car? In the case of the truck Michelle's husband just bought her, it might be. Can Tom, Ray, and a few thousand rolls of duct tape re-kindle Michelle's passion? Find out, this week on The Best of Car Talk.

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