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Ron Ananian, The Car Doctor has been on air since 1991; nationally syndicated and one of America’s favorite car shows. Call in during “live” show hours at 855-560-9900 and Ron will help you feel comfortable with your car and solve your problems too! Email the show at ron@cardoctorshow.com or visit them on the web at www.cardoctorshow.com

Ron Ananian, The Car Doctor has been on air since 1991; nationally syndicated and one of America’s favorite car shows. Call in during “live” show hours at 855-560-9900 and Ron will help you feel comfortable with your car and solve your problems too! Email the show at ron@cardoctorshow.com or visit them on the web at www.cardoctorshow.com
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New York, NY

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Ron Ananian, The Car Doctor has been on air since 1991; nationally syndicated and one of America’s favorite car shows. Call in during “live” show hours at 855-560-9900 and Ron will help you feel comfortable with your car and solve your problems too! Email the show at ron@cardoctorshow.com or visit them on the web at www.cardoctorshow.com

Language:

English

Contact:

59 West Prospect Street Waldwick, New Jersey 07463 1-855-560-9900


Episodes

The Car Doctor - 9/22/18 - My Right Front Axle Popped Out

9/22/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 06 Ford Explorer with an overheating issue : takes a call on an 04 Honda Element with AC that’s not cooling : takes a call on an 05 Chrysler Town and Country where the right front drive axle came out of the differential while he was driving : talks about the NJ inspections an gas caps : and concludes about John Deere tractors and the right to repair.

Duration:00:36:20

The Car Doctor - 9/22/18 - Right To Repair

9/22/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about John Deere allowing only their technicians to service their products and the “right to repair” in general : takes a call on a 98 Chevy 5.7L pickup with a P0171 and P0174 code : takes a call on a 16 Jeep Cherokee where the traction control comes on for now particular reason : takes a call on an 89 Olds Toronado Trofeo where the caller is looking for the LCD display.

Duration:00:35:41

The Car Doctor - 9/15/18 - Cupping Tires on a Honda CRV

9/15/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 11 Honda CRV that is cupping the tires : follows up with a mechanic from Maine on an 08 Malibu Classic that won’t start : talks to Jason Searl of Johnson Controls Power Solutions about AGM batteries : and takes a call on an 87 Bronco with rear light problems.

Duration:00:35:55

The Car Doctor - 9/15/18 - The 69 Jag Misfire

9/15/2018
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Ron starts this episode with the story of a 13 Subaru Legacy with a fuel leak : takes a call on a 69 Jag with a slight misfire : takes a call on a 15 Chevy Cruise that has already lost a coil pack AND the caller wants to discuss the Caddy CT 6 auto pilot control : talks about an 08 GMC Acadia and the passenger side airbag problem : and discusses tuning carburetors.

Duration:00:35:55

The Car Doctor - 9/8/18 - 83 Olds Timing Chain

9/8/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a timing chain on an 83 Olds 98 : takes a call from a listener looking for direction on buying a Mercury Marquis between 2005-2009 : takes a call on an 08 Malibu Classic, 3.5 L, engine code Z, with a cam position sensor code that won’t start : talks about doing the rear differential on a Ford Escape

Duration:00:36:08

The Car Doctor - 9/8/18 - Things That Go Wrong

9/8/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the things that go wrong when you least expect it – his Suburban broke : takes a return call on a 2006 Camry that is skipping : takes a call on a 13 Honda Civic and maintenance schedules as opposed to what the dealers want to do : talks to a caller about her tire problems : discusses an article from the Chicago Tribune about the Cadillac Super Cruise, semi-autonomous cars.

Duration:00:36:07

The Car Doctor - 9/1/18 - Honda Accord Timing Chain

9/1/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the Legacy with the 100K CVT transmission : takes a call on a 08 Honda Accord that had its timing chain replaced and now won’t run : answers an email about cleaning a mass airflow sensor : takes time discussing welding on vehicles : and talks about the importance of diagnosis.

Duration:00:35:51

The Car Doctor - 9/1/18 - Honda Accord Pulls Right

9/1/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the use of common sense talking about his week : takes a call where the caller is looking for the wiring color code on an 11 Toyota Avalon to wire in a trailer harness : takes a call on an 08 Honda Accord where the AC stopped working and then the compressor was changed : takes a call on an 08 Honda Accord that pulls to the right.

Duration:00:35:52

The Car Doctor - 8/25/18 - The Isuzu 4WD Light

8/25/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 14 Ford Focus that is running rough : takes a call on an 01 60th anniversary Jeep Wrangler with questions on fuel storage : takes a call on an 04 Isuzu Rodeo with the 4WD light on : takes a call on an 03 Explorer that starts, idles fast, and chugs once it settles down – both banks running lean : takes a call on VW parts for a 69 VW bus.

Duration:00:35:43

The Car Doctor - 8/25/18 - Mercedes Power Steering

8/25/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a Mercedes ML320 where the power steering is fairly tight when turned to the right : takes a call on an 07 Hyundai Azera that sometimes does not recognize its key : talks with a gentleman whose wife bought a new 17 Range Rover and he has no clue what a modern car is : Ron talks about what he did on vacation – bought a car : takes a call on an 03 F350 diesel where the power windows and the radio do not work intermittently : takes a call on a 15 Escape...

Duration:00:35:13

The Car Doctor - 8/18/18 - I Hear You Knocking

8/18/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the dumb repair of the week : takes a call on an 08 Hyundai Accent that is knocking : takes a call on a 69 Chevelle that needs brake fluid : takes a call on an 03 F-350 with intermittent radio and power window problems : takes a call on an 89 Nissan Maxima where the caller swapped out suspension components and now can’t tighten down the struts correctly : and takes a call looking for parts for a 73 VW bus.

Duration:00:35:23

The Car Doctor - 8/18/18 - The Legally Blind Driver

8/18/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call from a long time listener who is legally blind, but used to drive numerous cars around his cornfield – always a good call : takes a call on an 07 F-150 with an airbag light on : takes a call on a 10 Honda Crosstour that downshifts hard : talks a bit about the state of Tesla : takes a call on an 83 Camaro that was stalling on hard stops – and now has a rear main seal leak.

Duration:00:35:18

The Car Doctor - 8/11/18 - Camry Hesitation

8/11/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 06 Camry with a hesitation : takes a call on an 04 Olds Alero that revs to 5,000 RPM when started in hot weather : takes a call on an 83 Camaro that stalls : takes a call on a 10 Silverado where the stabilitrack lights come on.

Duration:00:35:44

The Car Doctor - 8/11/18 - The Classic Car Auction

8/11/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 2013 Ford F-150 that is in failure mode : takes a call on a 2017 F-250 6.2L gas engine where the caller is looking for more trailer pulling power : takes a call on a 13 Explorer where the fuse for the 2nd and 3rd row interior lights keeps blowing : talks to Yvette VanDerBrink of VanDerBrink auctions regarding their upcoming classic car auction : takes a call on an 07 Aveo with code numbers and needs a timing belt : and ends the hour with an email...

Duration:00:35:43

The Car Doctor - 8/4/18 - The Dry Kia Sorrento

8/4/2018
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Ron starts this episode taking a call on a 15 Kia Sorrento that sounds like the engine is dry on start up : takes a call on a 12 Ford Escape that “hitches” between 20-25 MPH up a hill : takes a call on a 13 Chevy Impala that just can’t pass emissions : takes a call on a 13 Buick Regal with no audio from the radio : and takes a call on an 07 Pontiac Grand Prix with an exhaust flex joint that has cracked.

Duration:00:34:43

The Car Doctor - 8/4/18 - Three TPMS Cars

8/4/2018
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Ron starts this episode with the story of the three TPMS cars in his shop this week : takes a call on an 05 Dodge Neon with a P274 code : takes a call on an 89 Olds Toronado Trofeo where the CRT info screen has died and needs to be replaced or repaired : and takes a call on an 85 Volvo 240 where the caller is having issues with his mechanic and is looking for guidance.

Duration:00:35:13

The Car Doctor - 7/28/18 - Life or Death

7/28/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a story about life and death with a key breaking off in the lock cylinder : takes a call on a 87 Ford E-150 that has a transmission problem : takes a call with a broken key story : takes a call on a 17 Mustang GT and oil separators : takes a call on an 06 Expedition with the airbag light on and non working horn : takes a call on a 94 Explorer that stumbles on low idle : and takes a call on cars that purposely stop then restart at intersections.

Duration:00:35:39

The Car Doctor - 7/28/18 - The Subaru Tire Patch

7/28/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 15 Subaru Legacy with a tire that can’t be patched and how the dealer handled it : takes a call on an 18 Corolla and questions on the service intervals : takes a call on a 10 Hyundai Elantra with a question on where the fuel filter is located : takes a call on an 07 Chevy Aveo, manual tranny, that hesitates on shifting : and talks about an upcoming car show at the Warwick, NY drive in.

Duration:00:35:10

The Car Doctor - 7/21/18 - The 84 Escort That Won't Start

7/21/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 89 Escort that won’t start until it is primed : answers an email regarding self driving cars in the UK : takes a call regarding the air conditioning call from last week’s show where the caller thought it may be a vacuum problem: interviews Nick Hrenak, Product Manager of Walker Products : takes a call on a 76 Olds he helped repair from a few weeks ago : tells the story about the fire chief’s car that kept dying : and discusses “mode 6”.

Duration:00:36:26

The Car Doctor - 7/21/18 - The 92 Tercel Oil Pressure Problem

7/21/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the work load at the shop, and a conversation he had recently in Woodstock, NY with a gentlemen from China and a discussion of cars there : takes a call on a 92 Toyota Tercel and oil pressure issues : takes a call on oil life expectancy on a 16 Honda Accord : shares and discusses an email on driverless cars : takes a call on self driving cars : and talks about self driving cars.

Duration:00:36:02