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Ron Ananian The Car Doctor

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Over 40 years repairing cars and over 27 years on the radio, Ron Ananian can help you fix just about any car on the road. Join The Car Doctor Nation!

Over 40 years repairing cars and over 27 years on the radio, Ron Ananian can help you fix just about any car on the road. Join The Car Doctor Nation!
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United States

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Over 40 years repairing cars and over 27 years on the radio, Ron Ananian can help you fix just about any car on the road. Join The Car Doctor Nation!

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English


Episodes

The Car Doctor - 12/8/18 - 96 Camry Oil Leak

12/8/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking to a Ford Master Tech from Minnesota regarding emergency preparedness : takes a call on an 07 Impala that starts and runs fine, then starts hesitating and the tach gets strange : takes a call on an 03 Mitsubishi Diamante that needs a heater core : takes a call on a 96 Camry with an oil leak : takes a call on someone who took Ron’s advice and put a bit of transmission fluid into the engine to free a stuck lifter.

Duration:00:35:38

The Car Doctor - 12/8/18 - The Power of Technology

12/8/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the power of technology in auto repair : takes a call on a 96 F150 with an air conditioning leak and a rear end issue : takes a call on an 05 VW Beetle that has a check engine light, and the caller is stuck on what the problem could be : takes a call from a caller in Paradise California talking about escaping from a wild fire : and finishes the hour talking about auto safety.

Duration:00:35:10

The Car Doctor - 12/1/18 - Silverado 4WD Fault

12/1/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 08 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab that has a 4 wheel drive fault : takes a call on an 07 Impala with heat problems : takes a call on an 04 Honda Odyssey whose battery goes dead : takes a call on a 94 Caddy Eldorado where the caller wants to ask about the longevity of the engine and tranny : takes a call on a 10 Ford Transit Connect XLT where the door indicator flashes on and off.

Duration:00:35:51

The Car Doctor - 12/1/18- The GM Layoffs

12/1/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a story of a Jeep with auto aiming headlights – takes a call on a 2000 Ford Excursion that is literally blowing plugs out of the head : takes a call on a 2000 Camry where the passenger floor gets wet when it rains : takes a call on a 13 Impala with questions on the 5 qt transmission fluid change : talks to Paul Eisenstein of thedetroitbureau.com about the announced GM layoffs and closings in addition to the LA Auto Show : takes a call on a 2003 Subaru Baha with...

Duration:00:35:41

The Car Doctor - 11/24/18 - Encore from Dec. 2017

11/24/2018
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This is an Encore Car Doctor show from December 2017

Duration:00:35:51

The Car Doctor - 11/24/18 - Encore from Thanksgiving 2017

11/24/2018
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This is an encore Car Doctor Show from Thanksgiving 2017

Duration:00:36:06

The Car Doctor - 11/17/18 - The AAPEX Show

11/17/2018
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Ron starts this episode discussing his statements regarding the John Deere Right to Repair issue : takes a call on an 05 Beetle with a P0098 code : interviews Mark Bogdansky on the AAPEX show : takes a call on a 95 Pontiac Grand Am with a leaking water pump : and takes a call on someone helping with locating parts for that 95 Pontiac Grand Am.

Duration:00:36:14

The Car Doctor - 11/17/18 - Immobilize Mode

11/17/2018
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Ron starts this episode starts talking about his week, his networking class and this week’s snowstorm : takes a call on a 10 Honda CRV with the caller looking for maintenance tips with winter coming : takes a call on an 06 Chrysler Pacifica that is in immobilize mode : takes a call on an 03 Nissan Ultima with heat problems.

Duration:00:36:07

The Car Doctor - 11/10/18 - The 02 Honda Slipping Tranny

11/10/2018
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Ron starts this episode talks about a possible Ford and VW collaboration : takes a call on an 02 Honda Civic with a slipping tranny : takes a call on an 06 Pontiac Grand Prix that is not shifting into gear : takes a call on a 2000 Ranger XLT that needs an engine : and talks about Jesus and the Toyota.

Duration:00:36:34

The Car Doctor - 11/10/18 - Momma Marcazo and her 05 Saturn

11/10/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about his 72 Monte Carlo and Momma Marcazo and her 05 Saturn : takes a call on a 14 Toyota RAV 4 making a popping noise when the brakes are applied : takes a call on a 91 Camry with paint that is fading looking to make it look better : takes a call on a 93 Camaro with a TPS sensor reporting bad : talks about a Chevy and that plastics are the future.

Duration:00:35:41

The Car Doctor - 11/3/18 - Romance of the Automobile

11/3/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the romance of the automobile and things like 3D printing car parts in the future : takes a call on an 86 Olds Cutlass Supreme with a question on replacing the thermostatic vacuum switch : takes a call on an 01 Ford Explorer with a rough idle : takes a call on a 17 Ford Fiesta with vibration issues.

Duration:00:36:21

The Car Doctor - 11/3/18 - Don't Worry About the TPS Light

11/3/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 2010 RAV 4 with a tire warning light on – and her hubby says “don’t worry about it” : takes a call on a 10 Grand Marquis and a 10 Dodge Caravan with questions on replacing the batteries : takes a call on an 05 Ford Freestar with a slip in its transmission : Ron talks about his Technician Danny’s grandmother’s RAV 4 with a noise from the area of the timing cover : talks about an article in Motor Age magazine regarding tires : and talks about the...

Duration:00:35:37

The Car Doctor - 10/27/18 - The Ford Edge White Puddle

10/27/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a question on tires for a 10 Honda CRV : takes a call on an 01 Sonoma that has an ABS light after an engine swap : takes a call on a 14 BMW X3 with questions on the battery : takes a call on an 08 BMW SI that was slow crank, no start, that Ron helped fix : takes a call on an 18 Ford Edge that gets a white puddle in the garage from the air conditioning : takes a call on an 05 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a cylinder 6 misfire.

Duration:00:36:03

The Car Doctor - 10/27/18 - Chrysler Blowing Brake Bulbs

10/27/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 05 Chrysler Town and Country that is blowing brake light bulbs on the left side : takes a call on a 96 Ford F150 with a vibration in the accelerator pedal : tells the story of the 06 Honda CRV that came in with three different problems : takes a call on a 12 Chevy Impala that shakes when the brakes are applied : and gives a few tips for fall and winter along with a Mitchell Suretrack.

Duration:00:36:00

The Car Doctor - 10/20/18 - Technology In Cars

10/20/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about technology and changes in cars : takes a call on a 10 Lincoln Town Car Signature where the passenger side power window no longer works : discusses OBD2 : answers an email about an 85 BMW with a speedometer issue : discusses the new car experience with Bill Brunner, General Manager of Paramus Chevrolet : takes a call from someone wanting to discuss spare tires : and discusses technology changes in general.

Duration:00:36:10

The Car Doctor - 10/20/18 - A VW Electric?

10/20/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about electric cars and the recent VW electric spot – that features a Chevy : takes a call from a caller looking to shut off the speed limit audible warning on the navigation system on a 16 Chevy Cruise : takes a call on an 04 Chevy Silverado HD2500 6.0 with misfire codes on cylinders 1 and 5 : interviews Gerald Wickland of Carstar Wickland in Missouri regarding collision repair : takes a call on an 08 Silverado that had rusted wheels, they were replaced, and...

Duration:00:35:57

The Car Doctor - 10/13/18 - 65 VW Beetle Charging System

10/13/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 05 VW Beetle 1.8L Turbo that doesn’t want to charge : takes a call on a 65 VW Beetle and a 93 VW Rabbit – the 65 has a question on the charging system, the 93 has power window issues : takes a call on an 01 Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd where the steering won’t turn to the right when cold : talks about AGM batteries : and talks about a group wanting a recall on Kia Sorrento vehicles that catch fire.

Duration:00:35:40

The Car Doctor - 10/13/18 - Backup Camera Problems

10/13/2018
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Ron starts this episode takes a call on fuel getting into the oil on 2018 Hondas : takes a call on an 11 Tahoe with a backup camera problem : takes a call on an 08 Highlander that has an old spare tire that is not holding air – the caller asks if it’s OK to use a different brand than the other tires on the car : takes a call on an 04 GMC Yukon Excel that stalls when driving after turning left : talks about backup camera systems and automated driving systems.

Duration:00:36:15

The Car Doctor - 10/6/18 - Rough Shifting

10/6/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a with a bad shift between 1st and second : takes a call on an 04 Pontiac Sunfire where the caller can’t get gas into it : takes a call on a 10 Mercedes S350 with a charging voltage question : takes a call on a 16 Honda CRV that starts to stall within 5 seconds of start up : talks about the Toyota Prius recall : gets back to the car accident call : answers an email regarding the quality of parts.

Duration:00:36:17

The Car Doctor - 10/6/18 - The Accident Vehicle

10/6/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about his week in the shop and things that went wrong, and the story of the Honda where nothing but the horn worked : talks about a Ford Fusion with a strange squeak when backing up : takes a call on a 16 Jeep Rubicon that was in an accident - - and now the tires have a funky wear pattern : takes a call on an 02 Buick Regal with very bad gas mileage.

Duration:00:35:54