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#1650: The Snort Track

Original Air Date: 12.08.2016
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Uncomfortable Headrests Leave Driver in Awkward Position

12.08.2016

Ann wants to know if her 2015 Subaru's headrests can be swapped so she's not hunched over while driving.

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Two-Thirds of Americans Don't Trust Auto Repair Shops

12.07.2016

AAA reports that Americans don't trust mechanics, thinking they're being overcharged or being sold unnecessary parts. Frankly, they'd rather go to the dentist than to their local garage. 

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    Ann wants to know if her 2015 Subaru's headrests can be swapped so she's not hunched over while driving.
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