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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 - 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

The Car Doctor - 6/2/18 - Be Like Columbo

6/2/2018
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Ron starts this episode stating that you need to be like Columbo with auto repair with a story on an 03 GMC Yukon that would stall on right hand turns : takes a call on an 09 Sienna with a periodic loud rattle on starting : takes a call on an 07 Silverado with intermittent speakers : takes a call on a 93 Subaru Loyalo that hesitates and stalls.

Duration:00:36:03

The Car Doctor - 6/2/18 - The 38 Willys Coupe

6/2/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call from someone whose son just graduated and is looking for a car – and is looking for suggestions : takes a call on an 03 Subaru Forrester where the AC compressor doesn’t kick in : talks about a bearing replacement he did this week : takes a call on a 38 Willys Coupe that the caller is putting a modern engine in.

Duration:00:35:35

The Car Doctor - 5/26/18 - Fiat Chrysler Cruise Control

5/26/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about an article stating that Fiat-Chrysler is recalling 4 Million vehicles because the cruise control does not shut off : takes a call on a 14 Camry that started life getting 32.1 MPG and now gets 28.2. Why? : takes a call on an 07 Ford F150 that will not engage 4 wheel drive on the fly : talks about a free Mitchell One database : and takes a call on someone looking to convert a van to an RV, but can’t find information.

Duration:00:37:00

The Car Doctor - 5/26/18 - The Caprice Brake Pedal

5/26/2018
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Ron starts this episode interviewing Chuck Wanamaker regarding the upcoming Waldwick car show : takes a call on a 74 Chevy Caprice where the brake pedal sticks down : takes a call on an 05 Chrysler Town and Country minivan that goes through windshield wipers : Ron talks about an 03 Chevy Tahoe with a check engine light and a lean fuel code.

Duration:00:36:05

The Car Doctor - 5/19/18 - The 65 Beetle

5/19/2018
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Ron starts this episode taking a call on a 2012 Camry where the drivers window comes down half way after putting it up : takes a call from a caller with an interesting viewpoint on autonomous cars : takes a call on an 08 Dodge Durango with power steering issues : takes a call about $25 oil changes : answers an email on diagnosing a car : takes a call on a 65 Beetle with a starting circuit problem : and takes a thank you call for a repair on a Volvo C70.

Duration:00:35:23

The Car Doctor - 5/19/18 - The Start of Route 66

5/19/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about Route 66, and a thermostat repair : takes a call on an 07 Saturn Ion with an acceleration problem : takes a call on an 07 Toyota RAV4 with tips on how to keep this high mileage car running : takes a call on a 2000 Monte Carlo that has multiple problems.

Duration:00:35:10

The Car Doctor - 5/12/18 - The Low Idle Lexus

5/12/2018
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Ron starts this episode about a Lexus coming into the shop with low idle : takes a call on a 94 Silverado where the caller is having trouble starting it after changing the head gaskets : and calls pertaining to transmission fluid changes and battery draw.

Duration:00:35:13

The Car Doctor - 5/12/18 - Pontiac Front Brake Lockup

5/12/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about a 2007 Pontiac that came into the shop with its left front brake locking up : takes a call on a 97 Silverado with a steering problem that Ron helped solve : takes a call on a that has trouble getting gas into it : takes a call on an 02 Buick with no start/no crank : takes a call on an 02 Honda Civic that has a burnt valve.

Duration:00:35:07

The Car Doctor - 5/5/18 - Maintenance Saves $5000

5/5/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 99 Ranger whose AC/heat fan only works on high : takes a call on a 16 Charger SRT where the callers oil change saved him $5,000 : tells the story of a Kia that came in with the battery light on : takes a call on a 13 Ford Expedition where the caller asks about the effects of car washes on brakes, and also wants to ask about push button start cars : discusses the call he got where the caller wanted a brake quote over the phone : takes a call from a...

Duration:00:35:15

The Car Doctor - 5/5/18 - The Chevy with No Comm to the Trans Module

5/5/2018
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Ron starts this episode with the story of the 2003 Chevy Silverado diesel that had no communication with the trans module and what the problem was : takes a call on a 99 Volvo C70 with acceleration issues : talks about a vehicle that came in with bald tires and the person did not want to replace them : takes a call about the 3 year service on a 2015 Subaru : takes a call on a 12 Jeep Grand Cherokee that had a transfer case replaced and it now takes several seconds to get into gear.

Duration:00:35:15

The Car Doctor - 4/28/18 - Ford Abandons Sedans

4/28/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about Ford abandoning sedans : takes a call on an 18 Sienna and the manufacturer’s suggested oil change interval of 20,000 miles : takes a call from the owner of a repair shop regarding carburetors : takes a call on an 08 GMC where the 4 wheel drive quit : takes a call on an 06 PT Cruiser with a shimmy.

Duration:00:35:08

The Car Doctor - 4/28/18 - Internet Scams

4/28/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about Carpenter Bob’s truck where the engine failed, and the scams perpetrated on finding its replacement – buyer beware : takes a call from a listener looking to discuss DIY car repairs : takes a call from a caller who’s kids want her to trade her 2012 RAV4 so she doesn’t get stuck in the winter : and takes a call on an 02 Ranger that cuts out at 3500 RPM.

Duration:00:36:23

The Car Doctor - 4/21/18 - The Smoke Test

4/21/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 96 Ford E-150 with a non working cruise control : takes a call discussing using LP gas in a cold environment (Minnesota) : takes a call on an 07 Hyundai Sonata that has a P0442 code : takes a call on an 03 GMC 2500 with rodent problems : and takes a call for a discussion on things like cars no longer taking regular fuel.

Duration:00:52:09

The Car Doctor - 4/21/18 - Finding A Good Mechanic

4/21/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about finding a good mechanic and a tribute to Ken Dolan of The Dolans who passed on recently : takes a call on a 15 Subaru Legacy with questions on 3 year service : takes a call on an 83 Camaro where the caller would like to change it to fuel injection : takes a call on an 02 Camry that had a leaking radiator and once the radiator was replaced and the fans kicked on, it died.

Duration:00:52:09

The Car Doctor - 4/14/18 - Opening Your Own Shop

4/14/2018
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Ron starts this episode with a note from a Toyota Master Tech regarding customer service and opening his own shop : takes a call on an 03-04 Windstar regarding recalls and an 04-05 Odyssey asking about oil brands : takes a call on an 09 Mustang GT that was rearended, and the caller asks if it’s worth fixing : takes a call on an 07 Chevy Malibu with a check engine light : and takes a call comparing two different Toyota vehicles.

Duration:00:35:27

The Car Doctor - 4/14/18 - Interviewing a Mechanic

4/14/2018
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Ron starts this episode talking about how to interview a mechanic : takes a call on an 07 Silverado that has dragging brakes : takes a call on an 04 Tahoe where the caller is looking to replace the fuel pump and wants tips : takes a call on an 05 Silverado where road salt ate through the steel cover on the rims and the wheel disintegrated : takes a call on a 96 GMC 1 ton pickup that has heat problems.

Duration:00:35:39