Best of Car Talk

Saturdays, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Tom and Ray Magliozzi

Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers Brothers, and you've got Car Talk, NPR's Peabody Award-winning radio program heard by more than 4 million listeners each week.

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  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 9:00pm
    Nadine's son's car won't pass the smog inspection until he gets a new catalytic converter. Car Talk thinks someone pulled a fast one on him when he bought the car. 
  • Monday, February 23, 2015 9:00pm
    Pam paid $400 to have her right rear axle bearing replaced. Turns out, the shop didn't do the work. Can Car Talk help her prove it? 
  • Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:00pm
    Sherri's used to paying $35 for an oil change, but her new car requires synthetic oil, at $75 a pop. Car Talk explains why it's worth it, right here.
  • Monday, February 16, 2015 9:00pm
    Should Jane's Ford Explorer's woes be covered under warranty? Car Talk's advice, right here.
  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015 9:00pm
    How to tell if it's time to replace your tires.