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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 - 9/21/19 - Synthetic Transmission Fluid

9/21/2019
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 06 Escape that needs a transmission and the gent wants to discuss replacement : takes a call on an 86 K10 Chevy pickup and a question on using synthetic transmission fluid in it : takes a call on an 05 Dodge RAM 1500 that gets terrible gas mileage : takes a call on an 18 F-150 that has a rattle in sport mode : takes a call on an 18 Nissan Titan with lifter tapping noise around 1100 RPM : takes a call on an 07 Escape hybrid with an intermittent...

Duration:00:35:48

The Car Doctor - 9/21/19 - Electric Cars and The GM Strike

9/21/2019
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Ron starts this episode with Paul Eisenstein of thedetroitbureau.com discussing electric cars and the GM strike : takes a call on an 06 GMC Savannah where the Moog upper ball joints that broke when the vehicle was put on a lift : takes a call on a 99 Dodge RAM Cargo Van that stalls, has a check engine light and a P1389 code : talks about the role of computers in cars today.

Duration:00:35:28

The Car Doctor - 9/14/19 - The Price of Technology

9/14/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about technologies in Volkswagens and how the price of technology is causing people to not fix their cars : takes a call on a where the caller asks about doing a tranny flush or change the filter and add 5 quarts : takes a call from a listener who wants to give Ron the definition of Sticktion : takes a call on a 14 Hyundai Tuscon that, at 50,000 miles, has started using oil : takes a call on a 69 Vette that has an oil pressure guage that suddenly stopped...

Duration:00:35:56

The Car Doctor - 9/14/19 - 312 K Miles Maintenance

9/14/2019
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Ron starts this episode by talking about his week in the shop : takes a call on an 04 Saturn that steers hard to the left, it was repaired, and it still has the problem : takes a call on an 05 Mazda/Ford Ranger with 312,000 miles where the caller asks about maintenance tips : Ron interviews Dan Nowlan, Laboratory Manager and Product Development Chemist at Berryman Products : takes a call on a 12 Lincoln MKX between 20-25 MPH : talks about an article on All Data about getting the car ready...

Duration:00:35:09

The Car Doctor - 9/7/19 - Automotive Locksmith

9/7/2019
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Ron starts this episode taking a call from an automotive locksmith : takes a call on suspension lifts : answers an email on replacement ignition coils : takes a call from a gent who agrees that Ron gave an older listener advice to fix her older car, and has AARP data to back it up : takes a call on a 13 Civic who is asking about maintenance items at 127,000 miles : takes a call on a 10 F150 that thinks is has E85 in it, and 10 Chrysler 300C that needs a multifunction sensor : takes a call on...

Duration:00:35:50

The Car Doctor - 9/7/19 - Choosing a Mechanic for a Used Vehicle

9/7/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about the hurricane and damage to cars, and what that may mean to the used car market : takes a call asking how to choose a mechanic to look over a used vehicle : takes a call on an 09 Accord that has a fuel cap message : takes a call on an 05 Silverado with rich fuel codes : takes a call on a 95 Vette with lean codes.

Duration:00:35:18

The Car Doctor - 8/31/19 - Rebroadcast from 8/26/17

8/31/2019
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This episode is a rebroadcast of a show from 8/26/27

Duration:00:35:31

The Car Doctor - 8/31/19 - Rebroadcast from 8/25/18

8/31/2019
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This episode is a rebroadcast from 8/25/18.

Duration:00:35:17

The Car Doctor - 8/24/19 - Old Vehicle Engine Replacement

8/24/2019
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Ron starts this episode taking a call from an older listener whose engine failed in a 16 year old vehicle, and rather than buy a different vehicle, had the engine replaced – and wants to know if she made a mistake : answers an email on diagnosing vacuum leaks with smoke machines : answers an email on alternator rebuilding : answers an email on a 15 Escape with the check engine light on periodically : answers an email on HID lights changing between normal and high beam on an auto dim vehicle...

Duration:00:35:55

The Car Doctor - 8/24/19 - Forerunner Evaporator

8/24/2019
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Ron starts this episode by talking about his vacation week on Cape Cod and the classified ad that actually made him knock on a door : takes a call on an 03 Forerunner that needs its air conditioning evaporator replaced…asking if it’s really necessary to remote the dash : takes a call from a caller asking Ron if he thinks it’s a good idea to use pressurized air to blow all oil out of an engine when doing an oil change : answers an email where an 05 Camry has radiator hoses collapsed on start...

Duration:00:35:11

The Car Doctor - 8/17/19 - Tailpipe Fibers

8/17/2019
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 07 Nissan Sentra that vibrates on the passenger side between 50-60 MPH : takes a call on a 13 F150 with fibers coming from the tailpipe : takes a call on a 14 Jeep Grand Cherokee where the caller asks if he can use a battery charger as a memory saver : takes a call on an 08 Civic where the radio intermittently fails after it had its alternator replaced : takes a call on a 97 Camry where the cruise control is jerky going downhill : and takes a call on...

Duration:00:35:43

The Car Doctor - 8/17/19 - Focus Transmission Clutch

8/17/2019
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Ron starts this episode with a call on a 14 Ford Focus that has been in several times for the transmission clutch issue and wants to discuss the recent lawsuit about this issue : takes a call on an 01 Dodge Dakota that needs a module that is unobtanium : tells a story about what happened at the deli this morning : takes a call on a 62 Caddy where the wipers are coming on by themselves : takes a call on a 97 Mercury Villager that, once sitting in stop and go traffic, feels like the brakes are...

Duration:00:34:56

The Car Doctor - 8/10/19 - Range Rover Randomly Racing

8/10/2019
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 85 Silverado with a question on the alternator : takes a call on an 01 Chevy 3500 with reduced engine power : takes a call on an 08 Range Rover that randomly races at 2000 RPM at startup : takes a call on an 01 GMC pickup and questions on the fuel line : takes a question asking about the availability of VW parts now that they’re not making the Beetle.

Duration:00:35:48

The Car Doctor - 8/10/19 - Why You Change A Part

8/10/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about knowing why you’re changing a part and not changing it “just because” : talks about the 04 VW Golf that came into his shop this week with a bad cooling system hose : takes a call on an 03 Honda Accord with misfire codes and a whole lot more : takes a call on an 01 Chevy 3500 with many problems involving, among others, the power steering : takes a call on an 07 Honda Accord that is acting like it has a plugged fuel filter.

Duration:00:35:35

The Car Doctor - 8/3/19 - Sonata Engine Failure

8/3/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about accidentally diagnosing Mike, the board operator’s car today, and diagnosis in general : talks about the Honda that came into the shop with no oil in the engine : takes a call on a 15 Sonata that had a total engine failure : takes a call on a 17 Traverse where the tires are constantly going out of balance : takes a call on a 10 Town and Country that is having starting problems.

Duration:00:35:37

The Car Doctor - 8/3/19 - Traverse That Bucks

8/3/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about his latest certification class and his recent encounter with the service writers at a local Ford dealership : takes a call on an 11 Chevy Traverse that bucks and hesitates on inclines between 45 and 60 MPH : Ron interviews Matt Banach, Senior Director of Marketing at Gold Eagle Company about fuel stabilization : takes a call on a 13 BMW X5 where the caller is questioning the fact that it needs to be reprogrammed for anything you wish to do with it :...

Duration:00:35:17

The Car Doctor - 7/27/19 - Starting an Auto Repair Business

7/27/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about the value of used cars : takes a call from a listener looking to start an auto repair business : takes a call on an 09 Escape where the AC fan only works on position 4 : starts talking about what people want for cars in the want ads : talks about things they do at the shop : takes a call on a 12 GMC Terrain and the recent recall on it : then talks about great customers.

Duration:00:36:07

The Car Doctor - 7/27/19 - Baking Your Car

7/27/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about the effects of baking your car in this weather : takes a call on a 97 Plymouth Voyager that has sticky fluid under it : takes a call on a 69 Camaro that is running poorly on the fuel he is using : takes a call on an 03 Dodge Quad where the cruise control is not working, it has an airbag light and it has a check engine light.

Duration:00:35:04

The Car Doctor - 7/20/19 - Oil Change Intervals

7/20/2019
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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 86 Olds Cutlass Supreme where the caller is asking about the mass airflow sensor : takes a call on a 17 Ford Fusion with questions on oil change intervals : takes a call on an 01 Kia Sportage that has a P171 code and check engine light : takes a call on a 10 F150 that sounds like a diesel on start up : talks about fixing a blend door with JB Weld.

Duration:00:35:49

The Car Doctor - 7/20/19 - The 5% Rule

7/20/2019
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Ron starts this episode talking about the 5% rule : tells the story of an E150 van with 190,000 miles on it with the fast idle : takes a call from a listener who rode in a Tesla, and has questions on Berryman products : takes a call on a 91 Chevy Astro getting an EGR fault code.

Duration:00:35:57