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2017

July 22, Hr 1 - Tires Tires Everywhere  (mp3) - M4A

A preponderance of tire questions highlight the hour : Ron talks about various interesting projects at the shop this week : a 60 El Camino has transmission issues : a caller asks when to change the tires on a 15 Mustang : the rear tires are wearing abnormally in an 04 Lexus : and Ron answers an email on brake fluid changes in a 15 Subaru.

July 22, Hr 2 - The Prisum Solar Car Revisited (mp3) - M4A

The solar car race across Australia happens in August, and Ron talks with Matt Goode of Iowa State University on progress with the Prisum Solar Car Project : a caller, who won an Intune I2 Performance kit on the show calls to describe what he found with it : a caller asks about using synthetic oil in an 89 Buick : there are questions on gaskets and an oil leak on a 97 Ford Probe : and a caller asks about using synthetic oil in a 15 Equinox.

July 15, Hr 1 - Do You Want To Be Ron Ananian In The Unsafe State of NJ?  (mp3) - M4A

Cars are unsafe in New Jersey because there is no longer a safety inspection : a caller comments on self driving cars and poses a question : a 94 Camry has new tires and drives rough : an 06 Camry is rough shifting : and a 2000 Stratus has a transmission leak and won't shift at all.

July 15, Hr 2 - So This Lady Walks Into The Shop (mp3) - M4A

Ron talks about the lady that walked into his shop the other day : talks about All Data teaming up with Google : an 07 Chevy Suburban has daytime running lights that stay on when the car is shut off, and the cruise control is not working : a 91 Sentra has an oil leak under the distributor cap : and a 14 VW Jetta won't start or stay running with its MAT sensor connected.

July 8, Hr 1 - 84 Years Old and 210 MPH  (mp3) - M4A

84 Years Old and 210 MPH?  Shirley Veine of Boise Idaho has done that, and Ron talks to her to open the show : Ron takes a call on his trivia question : takes a call on an 07 Ford F150 with questions on transmission fluid and transfer case fluid among others : and a call on a 08 Impala that locks the shifter in park.

July 8, Hr 2 - Blue Smoke Signals From A Dodge Cargo Van (mp3) - M4A

Blue Smoke Signals From A Dodge Cargo Van?  Ron discusses that with a caller shortly, but first, he talks about the latest auto recall : takes a call on a 2000 Monte Carlo with an ignition question : discussed the 2012 Dodge Cargo Van blowing blue smoke : answers his trivia question : and gives his opinion on whether the transmission can be swapped from a 95 to an 03 Windstar van.

July 1, Hr 1 - Replacing The Alternator In A 2008 Camry  (mp3) - M4A

Ron tells the tale of what it takes to replace an alternator in a 2008 Camry : takes a call on an 83 Camaro with a gap in its history : we present a tribute to Ron's Uncle Steve Ananian, a World War II fighter pilot who passed this week and was a guest on Ron's Memorial Day show every year : a discussion on the controversy of the ability to self repair farm equipment and how that can impact car repair : and an email about sealing head gaskets in an 04 Jeep.

July 1, Hr 2 - Could It Be As Simple As A Bad Battery (mp3) - M4A

Tempting the indiscriminate Gods of Auto Repair with the diagnosis of a bad battery : a call on an 05 Chevy Silverado with a rough idle : a call on a 70 Plymouth Road Runner and questions on the correct type of oil to use : and an email on the type of oil to use in 63 and 75 Fords.

June 24, Hr 1 - The Future of Automotives  (mp3) - M4A

Ron talks about the future of automotives with Paul Eisenstein of The Detroit Bureau : and takes a call on an 06 Scion XB with no air conditioning.

June 24, Hr 2 - So Your Car Won't Start In Mild Weather (mp3) - M4A

A story about a customer coming in who took his car to a long time mechanic who couldn't fix it, and is taking it back to him! : Ron takes a call on an 05 Dodge Caravan that rough starts in mild weather : takes a call on an 08 Impala with questions about changing the spark plugs and wires : takes a call on a 99 Ford Explorer that sat for several months and now won't start up : a caller asks if knowing where a car was actually made might influence the persons choice of vehicle : a caller makes comments on newer cars : and Ron answers an email regarding a spark tester.

June 17, Hr 1 - How To Diagnose An Electrical Drain  (mp3) - M4A

Ron opens with a discussion of repairing an electrical drain in a Corvette : takes a call on a 2000 Silverado that won't go over 30 MPH : takes a call on a 96 Honda Accord that has an engine from a different model and is throwing overheat codes : and diagnoses courtesy light problems in a 95 Corvette.

June 17, Hr 2 - Can Auto Repair Be Standardized (mp3) - M4A

The diagnosis of the courtesy light problems in the 95 Corvette continues : a caller makes comments on a Motor Week article regarding Cat converters self destructing and taking engines with them : a caller with a 95 Ford F350 is looking for a scan tool : Ron discusses whether auto repair can be standardized : a caller has questions on the security system in his 2012 GMC Canyon : and a caller asks how to find the timing mark on a 98 Camry.

June 10, Hr 1 - So You Want To Own A Repair Shop  (mp3) - M4A

Ron opens with a discussion of self driving cars : takes a call on an 03 Silverado with a miss : a listener opines on the lack of trade education in the US : discussed owning a repair shop : and takes a call on an 08 Toyota Highlander with an oil leak.

June 10, Hr 2 - The Car of the Future: The Prisum Solar Car (mp3) - M4A

Is a solar car the car of the future?  Ron talks to Matt Goode of the Iowa State University Prisum Solar Car team that will be racing their car in Austrailia this summer : takes a call with comments on solar cars : takes a call on an 02 Ford Explorer that needs a differential : takes a call on an 88 Caddy with lifter noise : and takes a call on a 99 Toyota Highlander with 250K miles where the listener is asking for preventive maintenance tips.

June 3, Hr 1 - High Level Indicators (mp3) - M4A

The topic of a class Ron took this week was High Level Indicators - what are they and what do they mean? : a Mazda 626 stalls while driving on the highway : a 2000 Monte Carlo has been misdiagnosed : a 99 Explorer has a misfire while under load, but no check engine light.

June 3, Hr 2 - Installing A Performance Package (mp3) - M4A

What are tips to installing a performance package? : The call on the 99 Explorer from hour 1 continues : an 07 Saturn Ion turns on its coolant warning light when revved : an 09 F150 Lariat is having a performance package installed, and the caller asks if the vehicle has 2 piece spark plugs : an 11 Mercury Marquis has a fuel smell in the passenger cabin on start up : a 91 Bronco has a temporary power loss.

2017

July 22, Hr 1 - Tires Tires Everywhere (mp3)

A preponderance of tire questions highlight the hour : Ron talks about various interesting projects at the shop this week : a 60 El Camino has transmission issues : a caller asks when to change the tires on a 15 Mustang : the rear tires are wearing abnormally in an 04 Lexus : and Ron answers an email on brake fluid changes in a 15 Subaru.

July 22, Hr 2 - The Prisum Solar Car Revisited (mp3)

The solar car race across Australia happens in August, and Ron talks with Matt Goode of Iowa State University on progress with the Prisum Solar Car Project : a caller, who won an Intune I2 Performance kit on the show calls to describe what he found with it : a caller asks about using synthetic oil in an 89 Buick : there are questions on gaskets and an oil leak on a 97 Ford Probe : and a caller asks about using synthetic oil in a 15 Equinox.

July 15, Hr 1 - Do You Want To Be Ron Ananian In The Unsafe State of NJ? (mp3)

Cars are unsafe in New Jersey because there is no longer a safety inspection : a caller comments on self driving cars and poses a question : a 94 Camry has new tires and drives rough : an 06 Camry is rough shifting : and a 2000 Stratus has a transmission leak and won't shift at all.

July 15, Hr 2 - So This Lady Walks Into The Shop (mp3)

Ron talks about the lady that walked into his shop the other day : talks about All Data teaming up with Google : an 07 Chevy Suburban has daytime running lights that stay on when the car is shut off, and the cruise control is not working : a 91 Sentra has an oil leak under the distributor cap : and a 14 VW Jetta won't start or stay running with its MAT sensor connected.

July 8, Hr 1 - 84 Years Old and 210 MPH (mp3)

84 Years Old and 210 MPH?  Shirley Veine of Boise Idaho has done that, and Ron talks to her to open the show : Ron takes a call on his trivia question : takes a call on an 07 Ford F150 with questions on transmission fluid and transfer case fluid among others : and a call on a 08 Impala that locks the shifter in park.

July 8, Hr 2 - Blue Smoke Signals From A Dodge Cargo Van (mp3)

Blue Smoke Signals From A Dodge Cargo Van?  Ron discusses that with a caller shortly, but first, he talks about the latest auto recall : takes a call on a 2000 Monte Carlo with an ignition question : discussed the 2012 Dodge Cargo Van blowing blue smoke : answers his trivia question : and gives his opinion on whether the transmission can be swapped from a 95 to an 03 Windstar van.

July 1, Hr 1 - Replacing The Alternator In A 2008 Camry (mp3)

Ron tells the tale of what it takes to replace an alternator in a 2008 Camry : takes a call on an 83 Camaro with a gap in its history : we present a tribute to Ron's Uncle Steve Ananian, a World War II fighter pilot who passed this week and was a guest on Ron's Memorial Day show every year : a discussion on the controversy of the ability to self repair farm equipment and how that can impact car repair : and an email about sealing head gaskets in an 04 Jeep.

July 1, Hr 2 - Could It Be As Simple As A Bad Battery (mp3)

Tempting the indiscriminate Gods of Auto Repair with the diagnosis of a bad battery : a call on an 05 Chevy Silverado with a rough idle : a call on a 70 Plymouth Road Runner and questions on the correct type of oil to use : and an email on the type of oil to use in 63 and 75 Fords.

June 24, Hr 1 - The Future of Automotives (mp3)

Ron talks about the future of automotives with Paul Eisenstein of The Detroit Bureau : and takes a call on an 06 Scion XB with no air conditioning.

June 24, Hr 2 - So Your Car Won't Start In Mild Weather (mp3)

A story about a customer coming in who took his car to a long time mechanic who couldn't fix it, and is taking it back to him! : Ron takes a call on an 05 Dodge Caravan that rough starts in mild weather : takes a call on an 08 Impala with questions about changing the spark plugs and wires : takes a call on a 99 Ford Explorer that sat for several months and now won't start up : a caller asks if knowing where a car was actually made might influence the persons choice of vehicle : a caller makes comments on newer cars : and Ron answers an email regarding a spark tester.

June 17, Hr 1 - How To Diagnose An Electrical Drain (mp3)

Ron opens with a discussion of repairing an electrical drain in a Corvette : takes a call on a 2000 Silverado that won't go over 30 MPH : takes a call on a 96 Honda Accord that has an engine from a different model and is throwing overheat codes : and diagnoses courtesy light problems in a 95 Corvette.

June 17, Hr 2 - Can Auto Repair Be Standardized (mp3)

The diagnosis of the courtesy light problems in the 95 Corvette continues : a caller makes comments on a Motor Week article regarding Cat converters self destructing and taking engines with them : a caller with a 95 Ford F350 is looking for a scan tool : Ron discusses whether auto repair can be standardized : a caller has questions on the security system in his 2012 GMC Canyon : and a caller asks how to find the timing mark on a 98 Camry.

June 10, Hr 1 - So You Want To Own A Repair Shop (mp3)

Ron opens with a discussion of self driving cars : takes a call on an 03 Silverado with a miss : a listener opines on the lack of trade education in the US : discussed owning a repair shop : and takes a call on an 08 Toyota Highlander with an oil leak.

June 10, Hr 2 - The Car of the Future: The Prisum Solar Car (mp3)

Is a solar car the car of the future?  Ron talks to Matt Goode of the Iowa State University Prisum Solar Car team that will be racing their car in Austrailia this summer : takes a call with comments on solar cars : takes a call on an 02 Ford Explorer that needs a differential : takes a call on an 88 Caddy with lifter noise : and takes a call on a 99 Toyota Highlander with 250K miles where the listener is asking for preventive maintenance tips.

June 3, Hr 1 - High Level Indicators (mp3)

The topic of a class Ron took this week was High Level Indicators - what are they and what do they mean? : a Mazda 626 stalls while driving on the highway : a 2000 Monte Carlo has been misdiagnosed : a 99 Explorer has a misfire while under load, but no check engine light.

June 3, Hr 2 - Installing A Performance Package (mp3)

What are tips to installing a performance package? : The call on the 99 Explorer from hour 1 continues : an 07 Saturn Ion turns on its coolant warning light when revved : an 09 F150 Lariat is having a performance package installed, and the caller asks if the vehicle has 2 piece spark plugs : an 11 Mercury Marquis has a fuel smell in the passenger cabin on start up : a 91 Bronco has a temporary power loss.