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, March 25, 2015 9:00pm
    Vinod's rear wiper stopped working. So far his mechanic has replaced the motor, a coil, and a switch, to no avail. What can they try next? Car Talk suggest he try a different mechanic! 
  • Monday, March 23, 2015 9:00pm
    Jim hit a big puddle a while back, and now his engine misfires when it's rainy or humid. Can Car Talk help him out? 
  • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 9:00pm
    Maurice takes issue with some of Car Talk's previous directives about how best to downshift. Will Car Talk try to convince him? Or is life to short to worry about how you shift?
  • Monday, March 16, 2015 9:00pm
    Felicia's car dies whenever the temperature reaches the high 90s; unfortunately for her she lives in the southwest. Will Car Talk have a fix for her? Or should Felicia start packing? Find out here. 
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015 9:00pm
    Howard's brakes are sticking. Is it because he uses his left foot? Or can Car Talk come up with another explanation?