#1918: The Ungrateful Passenger

May 04, 2019
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Jere agreed to drive her sister’s co-worker’s husband to work. Not only is he annoying in the car, when he gets to work he complains about Jere’s driving behind her back. Does Jere need to switch to a one-seater? Elsewhere, Mark’s Trooper is oozing fluid onto his feet. He thinks the fluid is red, but he might just be wearing red socks. Also, Sharon’s trying to live with a stalling truck without killing the starter or clutch; Alicia’s Camry has a furball problem; and is John negating the mid-life crisis benefits of his Miata by worrying whether to park indoors to preserve the hood? All this and more, this week on the Best of Car Talk.

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