This week on Car Talk, Karmen's husband is a "burper." At the gas pump, he shakes the car to get the air out, and more gas in. Karmen thinks this is wacko--which it is--but is her nozzle technique any less crazy? Elsewhere in matters auto-relational, Jim just noticed that all of his romances have been with women who drive Volkswagens; and Derek needs to get his beloved Jeep off the front lawn, before his wife gets him out of the house. Also, a passenger-side farting sound is causing some major embarrassment for Alicia; Paul needs to figure out why his wife's Hyundai is moaning before she gives birth; and Ben is wondering if a potato can really fill in for a radio antenna. All that and lots more, this week, on Car Talk.
Show Open Topic
The Grand Prix comes to... New Jersey. And Tom and Ray have a few suggestions.
This Week's Puzzler
What curious item were the Chicago theaters buying from the Illinois Telephone and Telegraph company?
Last Week's Puzzler
How did Dave fix the smoking and smoldering Explorer?