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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 - 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 - 4/11/18 - 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

The Car Doctor - 7/14/18 - The Fusion Battery Drain

7/14/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about car inspections : takes a call on the 02 Ranger air conditioning problem from a caller with a similar condition on a different vehicle : takes a call on a 17 Fusion that had 2 battery drains in 6 months that pointed to the ACM and ECM modules : talks about summer maintenance and the things you find : talks about pre and post repair scanning on collision vehicles : discusses an email on oil : answers an email on towing with a CVT transmission : and the...

Duration:00:36:31

The Car Doctor - 7/14/18 - Diagnostic Time

7/14/2018
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Ron starts this episode with the story of the automatic temp control in an 03 Grand Marquis and the time spent to diagnose it : takes a call from a listener asking if Ron prefers working on the older, highly mechanical cars or on the newer electronic cars : answers an email on replacing brakes on a vehicle in general : takes a call on an 02 Ford Ranger with an AC problem : answers an email on diagnosing performance issues and cleaning mass airflow sensors : answers an email about self...

Duration:00:36:13

The Car Doctor - 7/7/18 - Brake Rotors

7/7/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about Tesla : takes a call from a 26 year old woman about buying a car : answers a question about towing with a CVT transmission : talks about determining tire size : takes a call on an 05 Dodge 2500 with a list of codes : takes a call on a 15 Kia Sorrento with questions on brake rotors : and the Sure Track Fix of the Week from Mitchell One is, “What’s in the trunk?”

Duration:00:36:13

The Car Doctor - 7/7/18 - A 16 Year Old Driver

7/7/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a phone call on an 06 Nissan Xterra with an overheating problem : takes a call on an 03 Honda Element where the left rear brake calipers hung up and wore the brake pad out : takes a call on a 99 GMC Sonoma that crashed into a building because of a vacuum leak : talks to a 16 year old that just got her drivers license and asks “why” : and talks briefly about self driving cars.

Duration:00:36:15

The Car Doctor - 6/30/18 - The 76 Olds Starting Problem

6/30/2018
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Ron starts this episode talks about self driving cars : takes a call on a 76 Oldsmobile that starts when temps are cool, but then doesn’t run correctly above about 80 degrees : takes a call on an 2000 Ford Crown Victoria that, when you turn the key, you hear the fuel pump, but nothing happens after that : takes a return call on an 06 Kia Sorrento that can’t get into overdrive unless you force it manually : and talks about this week’s Mitchell Real Fix on a shaky shifter.

Duration:00:36:43

The Car Doctor - 6/30/18 - The Plugged A/C Drain

6/30/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the plugged drain in an air conditioning system : takes a call on an 09 Chevy Tahoe with a service airbag light on, and his scan tool does not read the airbag codes : takes a call on an 07 Ford F-150 with a question on replacing the power steering lines : takes a call on an 01 Subaru Legacy with intermittent overheating problems : and talks about picking brake parts.

Duration:00:35:55

The Car Doctor - 6/23/18 - Autonomous Car Rant

6/23/2018
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Ron starts this episode ranting about the upcoming autonomous vehicle test in Boston : takes a call on a 13 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid with cut cables and a dealer wanting $3000 to replace the harnesses : takes a call on a 2006 Colorado that misses every so often : talks about the problem he had with his hot rod : answers an email on a 2018 Silverado with an oil pressure question : answers an email about glass cleaning : and talks again about the problems with autonomous vehicles.

Duration:00:36:12

The Car Doctor - 6/23/18 - Pile On Week

6/23/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about his “pile on” week, where cars just kept coming in : takes a call from a listener looking to get a scan tool for his 2014 Nissan Sentra : takes a call on a 2002 Honda Accord whose transmission makes a thump when coming to a stop.

Duration:00:35:53

The Car Doctor - 6/16/18 - Squeaking Brakes

6/16/2018
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Ron starts this episode taking a call on an 08 Kia Rio that his misfire codes : takes a call on an 09 Nissan Altima with squeaking brakes : takes a call on a 98 Chevy Pickup with lean mix error codes : talks about jacks for changing tires on cars : and answers an email on Mitchell One.

Duration:00:36:17

The Car Doctor - 6/16/18 - That "Uh-Oh" Moment

6/16/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the “uh-oh” moment when fixing a car : takes a call on a 92 Toyota Camper with light problems : takes a call on an 06 Buick Lucerne with a leaking oil pan gasket : takes a call on an 04 Nissan Altima with a fuel pump problem : and takes a call on an 18 Dodge Charger that appears to have cosmetic damage on the engine.

Duration:00:35:42

The Car Doctor - 6/9/18 - Emotions and Car Repair

6/9/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about keeping your emotions out of repairing your car : discusses Dad SOS calls with cars : takes a call on car restoration places : takes a call on a 99 Volvo S10 where the battery was changed and the caller entered the wrong code into the radio for the anti theft system : takes a call on a 13 Buick Encore where the radiator fans run all the time – even when the car is off.

Duration:00:36:13

The Car Doctor - 6/9/18 - Changes in the ASE Tests

6/9/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about the recent ASE test he took and how it’s geared toward electrical questions : takes a call on an 02 Pontiac Grand Prix that has both a mode actuator door problem and a gas tank locking ring problem : takes a call on a 97 Camry with a check engine light, ABS and traction off lights on : talks about an article on Ford’s decision to retire most passenger cars : takes a call on the possibility of GM getting rid of vehicles that use regular fuel in favor of...

Duration:00:35:53