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Car Care for the Clueless – Pam Oakes

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If your last trip to the automotive repair shop left you feeling baffled and fleeced, then Car Care for the Clueless is your go to radio destination. With more than 18 years in the business, ACE Certified Technician, Pam Oakes will help you learn to communicate with the folks who are actually working on your car. Light hearted and fun, the is not Car Talk delving into specific automotive car care issues rather providing you with the tools to interface with the professionals you rely on. Finally there are answers to your questions, find them all here on Car Care for the Clueless!

If your last trip to the automotive repair shop left you feeling baffled and fleeced, then Car Care for the Clueless is your go to radio destination. With more than 18 years in the business, ACE Certified Technician, Pam Oakes will help you learn to communicate with the folks who are actually working on your car. Light hearted and fun, the is not Car Talk delving into specific automotive car care issues rather providing you with the tools to interface with the professionals you rely on. Finally there are answers to your questions, find them all here on Car Care for the Clueless!
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If your last trip to the automotive repair shop left you feeling baffled and fleeced, then Car Care for the Clueless is your go to radio destination. With more than 18 years in the business, ACE Certified Technician, Pam Oakes will help you learn to communicate with the folks who are actually working on your car. Light hearted and fun, the is not Car Talk delving into specific automotive car care issues rather providing you with the tools to interface with the professionals you rely on. Finally there are answers to your questions, find them all here on Car Care for the Clueless!

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Episodes

Car Care for the Clueless – Saving Money at the Repair Shop

12/31/2012
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On this week’s episode of “Car Care for the Clueless” host Pam Oakes teams up with Peter Sudak – our gadget guru – for a lesson on how to have your car repaired, properly. The two, ASE-certified technicians tell listeners how to avoid the extra charges and maintenance that some shops try to sell their customers. Also on this episode: … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:26:41

Car Care for the Clueless – Protecting your tire investment

12/24/2012
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On this week’s episode of Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes discusses how to protect your vehicle’s tires by having a proper alignment. Jerry Oakes, 45-year-plus automotive tech and Pam’s dad, talks about why your alignment is so important to you and your vehicle. This week’s Cheap Car Care tip concentrates on a quick fix for your headlights. … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:28:36

Car Care for the Clueless – Save gas, save money

12/17/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes tells listeners how to save fuel and turn it into “found” monies in your wallet this week on Car Care for the Clueless. Our own “gadget guru” Peter Sudak is in studio along with Pam telling car consumers what type of fuel is the best for their vehicle and their bank account, along … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:25:35

Car Care for the Clueless – Holiday car care, safety tips

12/10/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes discusses keeping you and your vehicle safe this holiday season. It’s that time of year when we are preoccupied with gifts, shopping and decorations. And with all this busyness, it leaves us the most vulnerable to criminals. Mary Christifano, from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, gives listeners a … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:24:12

Car Care for the Clueless – 120312

12/3/2012
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Duration:00:26:34

Car Care for the Clueless – 12 gifts for your vehicle this season

11/26/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes teams up with our own gadget guru Peter Sudak and plays Santa. The two-some talk about 12 “perfect” gifts for friends and relatives that are – or are not – car buffs. Don’t miss out on these stocking stuffers. And if you have an automotive question that you would … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:27:20

Car Care for the Clueless – Timely travel tips for this holiday season

11/19/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes tells listeners how to go over the river and through the roadways in this week’s episode. She discusses what your ASE certified technician should check over before going on the interstate to what you should do if you break down out of town. Listen and learn! And if you … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:22:56

Car Care for the Clueless – Is your vehicle “road ready?”

11/12/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes teams up with our own gadget guru Peter Sudak and plays “catch-up” with our listeners’ emails. Pam is on a roll to get everyone back into the mindset of vehicle maintenance. Pam and Peter discuss tire rotations, synthetic versus organic oil changes, brake inspections and much, much more. Don’t … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:28:58

Car Care for the Clueless – Surviving a disaster car care tips

11/5/2012
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ASE-certified auto tech host Pam Oakes discusses how you can help your vehicle — and yourself –when a disaster strikes in your community, on this week’s episode of “Car Care for the Clueless”. Pam has outlined 10 car care tips from auto maintenance to safety. You, too, can survive any type of disaster that strikes by listening in and learning. … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:26:59

Car Care for the Clueless – How much money are you really spending on car care?

10/29/2012
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On week’s episode of “Car Care for the Clueless” host Pam Oakes teams up with Peter Sudak – our gadget guru – for a behind the scenes look at the tire industry and practices that will make you ask, “How much am I really spending on tires?” Of course, we have our www.carcarefortheclueless.com Q&A, a cheap car care tip for … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:26:55

Car Care for the Clueless – Keeping the money in your wallet

10/15/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes tells everyone how to save money at the gas pump. From tires to Top-Tier fuel, we cover it all. And an added bonus: Peter Sudak our gadget guru has yet another interesting auto accessory for your vehicle. Our email question and trouble service bulletins round out the show. If … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:26:58

Car Care for the Clueless – Everything you wanted to know automotive

10/7/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes sits down with listeners this week regarding “what’s up and coming” for the car care consumer. From high-pressure, gasoline engines to $12,000 brake systems, Pam gives you the straight skinny on what to expect on newer model vehicles. Also on this week’s show: How to save gasoline, improve your miles-per-gallon and this week’s … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:22:49

Car Care for the Clueless – Auto history, needed maintenance on automatic transmissions

10/1/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes teams up with ASE-Master Pablo Sarmiento to give listeners a little automotive history this week. The two techs talk about the evolution of the automatic transmission and what you can do to prevent premature failure of this costly part. Tune in and learn! Remember: It’s all about your vehicle and keeping money in … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:27:13

Car Care for the Clueless – Saving your tires, money

9/24/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes and special guest 45-year automotive veteran Jerry Oakes tell you how to get the most out of your tires, money on this week’s episode of Car Care for the Clueless. Also: Our own Peter Sudak is back with his gadget of the week – always a “must have” for your vehicle; a … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:26:21

Car Care for the Clueless – Whose money is it, anyway?

9/9/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes asks, “Is your service advisor or auto tech on commission?” on this week’s episode of Car Care for the Clueless. Guest ASE-certified tech Jimmy Shewmaker gives his two-cents about how having your automotive support personnel on a commission-based payroll. Also, Peter Sudak, our gadget guru, is back with another helpful gadget, this week’s … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:25:21

Car Care for the Clueless – Saving you money at the shop

9/2/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host and ASE certified tech Pam Oakes discusses how you can help yourself save on auto repairs — and you don’t even have to know which end of the wrench to hold! Tune in and learn to be car care savvy. If you have a question for Pam regarding your car or … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:27:01

Car Care for the Clueless – More maintenance ideas to save you money

8/26/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes talks with auto tech Chris Moistner and discuss what your vehicle needs between oil changes, on this week’s episode of Car Care for the Clueless. Peter Sudak, our gadget guru, is back with another helpful gadget and we talk about recalls for Buick and Kia cars. Also, Pam and Pete talk about this … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:26:52

Car Care for the Clueless – Keeping money in your wallet

8/19/2012
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This week on Car Care for the Clueless, host Pam Oakes talks with our own gadget guru Peter Sudak regarding how you can arm yourself and wallet regarding car repair. From overheating engines to bad brakes, tune in and get pointers on how to get your car repaired right the first time! If you have an automotive question that you … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:30:19

Car Care for the Clueless – Got the “new” car bug? We can help!

8/12/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes talks with email writer “Lee” and discuss the pros and cons of buying a newer, used vehicle on this week’s episode of Car Care for the Clueless. Listen in and learn money saving tips on what you can do when it’s time to buy. Also on this broadcast, our gadget guru Peter … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:28:32

Car Care for the Clueless – No “SIR” you need protection

8/5/2012
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ASE-certified tech and radio host Pam Oakes goes over the pros and cons of supplemental air restraints (SIR) or air bags in vehicles. Joining her this week on Car Care for the Clueless is ASE-Master L1 tech Pablo Sarmiento. Learn about the how and why these safety features are in your car or truck – and what you need to … Read more about this episode...

Duration:00:27:45