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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 - 9/23/17 - My 91 Rodeo Dies On The Road

9/23/2017
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Ron starts with a call on a 91 Isuzu Rodeo that dies on the road - takes a call on an 05 Chevy Silverado pickup that dies on the road - takes a call on a 95 Firebird that overheats almost immediately - and takes a call on an old Dodge Stratus that he helped diagnose on the show.

Duration: 00:35:51


The Car Doctor - 9/23/17 - Replacing A Clockspring and Working With Plastic

9/23/2017
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Ron discusses a repair to replace a clock spring, and how to work with plastic - takes a call asking what someone should do and look for when changing their oil - takes a call on a 90 Toyota SR5 pickup with major brake issues - takes a call on an 06 Jeep Liberty with a vibration in the front end - and takes a call on a 2000 Malibu that won't start and the transmission is stuck in park.

Duration: 00:35:00


The Car Doctor - 9/16/17 - The DRIVE Service Reminder

9/16/2017
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Ron interviews Jason Harris, CEO of Anrin Technologies, about the new DRIVE Service Reminder Tool - takes a call on an 02 Escape that is overheating - and answers an email on an 06 Impala where the radio just stays on.

Duration: 00:35:50


The Car Doctor - 9/16/17 - The Facts on GDI Fuel Injection

9/16/2017
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Ron starts talking about his recent class on GDI fuel injection with some facts learned in the class - a listener returns to follow up on his recent cabin filter question - answers an email on battery chargers - answers an email on clutch repair on an 08 Astin Martin - and answers an email on cabin filters.

Duration: 00:35:11


The Car Doctor - 9/9/17 - Hacking Your Car's Computer

9/9/2017
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Ron talks about the ability to hack your car's computer - takes a call on an 08 Nissan Frontier and an 11 Nissan Altima with questions on fuel and cabin filters - responds to an email on self driving cars - takes a call on a 67 Corvette with starting problems - takes a call on an F-150 with intermittent no start - and takes a call on a 17 Escape where the accelerator opened up wide while sitting at an intersection with the brakes on.

Duration: 00:34:01


The Car Doctor - 9/9/17 - Are You A Moaner and Groaner?

9/9/2017
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Ron talks about what it takes to be a good mechanic - and dealing with moaner and groaner customers - tells the story of the Mazda Miata - answers an email on a 2001 Expedition with battery issues.

Duration: 00:35:30


The Car Doctor - 9/2/17 - A Shortage of Over The Road Truckers

9/2/2017
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Ron starts discussing the shortage of over the road truckers - the repair of the week is the replacement of a bad window switch - discusses understanding the repair process - and takes a call on a 99 Ranger with the check engine light on.

Duration: 00:35:40


The Car Doctor - 9/2/17 - Troubleshooting And The Value of Auto Repair

9/2/2017
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Ron discusses the value of troubleshooting and auto repair - takes a call on an 05 Dodge Caravan with an extended crank condition - discusses an article on mechanics working outside in customer's driveways - takes a call on an 06 Grand Cherokee with intermittent no start - and discusses the potential number of cars destroyed in Hurricane Harvey.

Duration: 00:35:25


The Car Doctor - Anyone Can Start My Car

8/27/2017
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A 94 Buick Roadmaster has a new distributor, a new electronic control module, but still doesn't work : an 07 Prius has its ABS light coming on at exactly 63 MPH : a listener wants to know if the extended warranty on a 16 F150 is worth it : and 1 5 Accord that was jump started now lets anyone start the car without the key fob.

Duration: 00:35:38


The Car Doctor - Communicating In The Shop

8/27/2017
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Ron talks with John Burkhauser of Bolt Technologies about communicating with the customer : discusses an article on the VW emissions scandal : talks to a listener with an 87 Bronco about the wrong parts : and puts trouble codes in plain English for a listener with a 2000 Dodge Stratus.

Duration: 00:35:18


The Car Doctor, August 26, Hr 2, Anyone Can Start My Car

8/26/2017
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A 94 Buick Roadmaster has a new distributor, a new electronic control module, but still doesn't work : an 07 Prius has its ABS light coming on at exactly 63 MPH : a listener wants to know if the extended warranty on a 16 F150 is worth it : and 1 5 Accord that was jump started now lets anyone start the car without the key fob.

The Car Doctor, August 26, Hr 1, Communications In The Shop

8/26/2017
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Ron talks with John Burkhauser of Bolt Technologies about communicating with the customer : discusses an article on the VW emissions scandal : talks to a listener with an 87 Bronco about the wrong parts : and puts trouble codes in plain English for a listener with a 2000 Dodge Stratus.

The Car Doctor, August 19, Hr 2, Paul Eisenstein

8/19/2017
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Ron's guest is Paul Eisenstein of thedetroitbureau.com. They discuss a myriad of topics such as auto leasing and the DeLorean that Paul is watching on a test track as they speak.

The Car Doctor, August 19, Hr 1, Insanity At The Shop

8/19/2017
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Ron talks about insanity in car repair and the insanity at the shop this week in general : talks about leaking posts on car batteries : takes a call on a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am with milky oil on the dipstick : discusses the suspension on an Audi and answers questions on lab scopes.

The Car Doctor, August 12, Hr 2, Leasing A Vehicle

8/12/2017
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Should you own or lease a vehicle? : a whole bunch of questions on a 99 Jeep Wrangler Sport : an 03 VW Jetta that has been sitting and won't start : and a 93 Chevy K1500 that seems possessed starting with it running without its fuel pump relay installed.

The Car Doctor, August 12, Hr 1, The Chrysler 300

8/12/2017
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Ron tells the story of the Chrysler 300 with multiple problems, and how one that seemed difficult was actually easy to fix : a caller is looking for shock and strut recommendations on an 08 Audi A3 Quattro : an06 Jeep Grand Cherokee has transmission issues : a 68 Pontiac has carburetor issues : and an email on driverless cars and other topics.

The Car Doctor, August 5, Hr 2, The Idle Speed Is Stuck

8/5/2017
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This program is an encore performance. Ron talks about a car with its idle speed stuck at 3000 RPM : takes a call on a 16 Camaro and winterizing tips : an 04 Concorde with temperature control problems : an email on parts quality : an email on synthetic oil : talks about the wiring harnesses in 06 Dodge Chargers : and talks about repair shops closing.

The Car Doctor, August 5, Hr 1, The Road To Nowhere

8/5/2017
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This program is an encore performance. Ron talks about The Road to Nowhere : takes a call on an 07 Subaru Outback that overheats : a call on an 07 Subaru forester leaking power steering fluid : discusses recalls : a 95 Cutlass that sputters : a 10 F150 with questions on filters : and an 01 Honda Civic and the airbag recall.

The Car Doctor, July 29, Hr 2, Transmission Trouble

7/29/2017
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A 2000 Caddy has its wipers coming on by themselves : a caller with a 12 RAV4 asks about 100,000 mile fluid changes : an email on the best way to sell a car and determine its worth : an 02 Ford Sportrek that is rough shifting : an 08 Silverado that had its transmission rebuilt, but now won't start : a 12 Chevy Colorado that had been in water up to its body : a chat about scan tools : and an email on lax auto safety inspections in New Jersey.

The Car Doctor, July 29, Hr 1, Is My Car Worth Keeping?

7/29/2017
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How many oddball issues can there be in one week? Ron tells you. : a call on an 01 VW Cabrio that is stuck in gear : an 09 Toyota Venza that has hit 100,000 miles - is it worth keeping? : and an email on flying cars.
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