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Ron Ananian The Car Doctor

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With over 40 years of repairing cars and 27 on the radio helping you repair them, Ron Ananian, The Car Doctor, is an expert at everything automotive. Call us at 855-560-9900.

With over 40 years of repairing cars and 27 on the radio helping you repair them, Ron Ananian, The Car Doctor, is an expert at everything automotive. Call us at 855-560-9900.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

With over 40 years of repairing cars and 27 on the radio helping you repair them, Ron Ananian, The Car Doctor, is an expert at everything automotive. Call us at 855-560-9900.

Language:

English

Contact:

59 West Prospect Street Waldwick, New Jersey 07463 1-855-560-9900


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Episodes

The Car Doctor - 8/6/22 - 07 Lincoln Towncar Maintenance

8/6/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about putting remote start on his plow truck this week : talks about Tesla Autopilot having problems in California : takes a call on an 07 Lincoln Towncar and questions on maintenance : takes a call on a 94 F150 that lost the speedometer and odometer – and the caller fixed it – wants to tell Ron what the fix is : answers an email regarding finding parts and what may be obsolete soon. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for...

The Car Doctor - 8/6/22 - Looking for a Scan Tool

8/6/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about how to tell if something is wrong because the car usually keeps running : and talks about looking for a new car for his wife : takes a call on a 21 Camry that has feathering on the tires at 5000 miles : takes a call from a listener looking for a scan tool for a 10 Sportage, a 15 Corolla, and a 20 Murano : takes a call on an 05 Focus where the caller is looking for a mechanic. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for...

The Car Doctor - 7/30/22 - How To Properly Diagnose A Vehicle

7/30/2022
Ron starts this episode by taking a call on an 18 Sparc asking questions on necessary maintenance : answers an email on rev hang with Hondas : talks about the CT bus fire and the potential to take out an entire fleet if that happened in the bus garage : and talks about keeping animals out of vehicles : talks about what happens to a lithium battery in a TPMS sensor when he drills one out to disable it : talks about how to properly diagnose a vehicle : talks about a conversation with his gym...

Duration:00:39:14

The Car Doctor - 7/30/22 - Monte Carlo Won't Stay Running

7/30/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about how sometimes customers don’t give you the proper information : talks about the Connecticut electric bus fire and how they have pulled all the buses from the road : takes a call on a 12 Cruze with an error code for low input speed to the transmission : takes a call on an 01 Monte Carlo where the lower intake gasket was replaced and now it won’t start or stay running unless the pedal is pressed to the metal. Visit us at...

Duration:00:39:39

The Car Doctor - 7/23/22 - CRV Stalls With AC On

7/23/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on a 2000 CRV that almost stalls when the AC is turned on : takes a call on a 13 Cadillac ATS where the AC is blowing warm air : takes a call on an 08 Rogue where the cat converter failed and now it has a random misfire : answers an email on tires for a muscle car : and talks about states hitting electric car owners for highway taxes. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:07

The Car Doctor - 7/23/22 - Challenges Fixing Older Cars

7/23/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the challenges of fixing older cars : takes a call with questions on differential fluid viscosity : takes a call on an 07 F-150 with questions regarding the fuel delivery system : takes a call on a 17 Silverado with a hard start. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:55

The Car Doctor - 7/16/22 - Rebuilding An Older Vehicle

7/16/2022
Ron starts this episode with a caller who wants to rebuild an older vehicle : takes a call on an 03 Taurus that loses power and is throwing a high fuel rail pressure code : takes a call on an 04 Lexus GX470 and questions on parts availability, and also an 18 Suburban that needed a transmission : takes a call on an Audi Q7 diesel that was parked for a few weeks, and now won’t start – it acts like the battery is dead. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:47:46

The Car Doctor - 7/16/22 - Denali with an OnStar Alarm

7/16/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about learning new things : then talks about the Toyota Sequoia he worked on this week with AC problems : takes a call on a 98 Ranger with a stiff shifter lever : takes a call on an 09 GMC Sierra with no signal between the ECM and the starter : takes a call on a 21 diesel Denali where the listener is getting an OnStar alarm that the DEF fluid system needs service. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:43

The Car Doctor - 7/9/22 - 13 Cruze Transmission Dilemma

7/9/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about charging electric vehicles at family gatherings : takes a call on a 20 Edge regarding using E15 : takes a call on a 13 Cruze that possibly needs a transmission : talks about the Trans Am he was working on this week : takes a call on a 10 Mercury Marquis where the directional flashers flash faster on one side but not on the other : talks about an article on electric vehicles and how it’s become political : and talks about communicating with your...

Duration:00:39:26

The Car Doctor - 7/9/22 - Trans Shifting Hard After Fluid Flush

7/9/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about his acupuncture treatments lately and what he’s learning about life and how it relates to finding a mechanic : takes a call on a 22 Subaru that had a wiring harness damaged by squirrels : takes a call about electrics and charging them : takes a call on a 16 Enclave that was due for a trans fluid change, the caller had it flushed, and it was shifting hard, and the mechanic then had to relearn the system – caller asks why : and ends this episode talking...

Duration:00:39:23

The Car Doctor - 7/2/22 - 14 Equinox In Limp Mode

7/2/2022
Ron starts this episode with a story about a friend of his tech’s Danny who is starting a repair shop and wanted to know if the elderly customer wanted to date him : talks about Exxon’s record profits : talks about GM’s failure to deliver 100,000 vehicles because they can’t get computer chips : takes a call on a 92 Buick Park Ave that is hard start : takes a call on a 14 Equinox that goes into limp mode : takes a call on a 17 Fusion asking about fluid changes : takes a call on an 88 Olds 98...

Duration:00:35:28

The Car Doctor - 7/2/22 - 18 Equinox Getting Hot

7/2/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about his busy week at the shop and an 09 CRV that would buzz like a giant bee : takes a call on an 18 Equinox where the engine compartment gets very hot about 5 minutes after shutting off the engine : takes a call on an 01 Ranger that is a hard start : takes a call on a 10 Impala with a key fob issue : responds to an email on his conversation about the 18 Equinox getting hot after shutting down.. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:35:42

The Car Doctor - 6/25/22 - Bleeding Brakes on a 95 Blazer

6/25/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about electric vehicle charging in Austrailia and electric use schedules in Southern California : and talks about GM 3D printing parts : answers an email on driving a car in snow/rain mode improving economy : talks about driving stick : takes a call on a 95 Blazer where the caller is looking for help bleeding the brakes : takes a call about solar panels : takes a call on an 84 Celica that needs a charging relay that can’t be found. Visit us at...

Duration:00:40:21

The Car Doctor - 6/25/22 - The Repair Shop General Store

6/25/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the auto repair shop being like the general store of days gone by : talks about TPMS, talking about a 17 Nissan Altima which can tell you what tire is on what axle, and what happens when tires are rotated : interviews Gene Triplett of VP/Engineering and Quality of International Brake Industries : talks about a 2013 Impala that had an ABS speed sensor error : talks about a Subaru electric vehicle recall. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:42:52

The Car Doctor - 6/18/22 - Accura Trans Fluid Questions

6/18/2022
Ron starts this hour talking about an email form someone looking to purchase an automatic transmission warranty : takes a call about electrics looking to compare cost per mile with gas vehicles : takes a call on a 16 Accura RDX with questions on changing the trans fluid : talks about a Honda Ridgeline he worked on this week – dashboard would shut down : talks about an article he read about the current issues with buying an automobile : takes a call on a 90 Isuzu NPR truck and questions on...

Duration:00:50:36

The Car Doctor - 6/18/22 - Fuel System Maintenance

6/18/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about his dinner with his friend Tony, talking about the industry and what to talk about on this week’s show : talks about a car that came in with a cracked rim : takes a call on a 22 Tacoma asking about fuel system maintenance : takes a call on a 96 F-150 that shudders from 30-50 MPH. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:52:20

The Car Doctor - 6/11/22 - Buying A Standard Transmission Car

6/11/2022
Ron starts this episode taking a call on a 91 Bronco with a cracked EGR crossover pipe : takes a call on a 96 Chevy Lumina with water in the combustion chamber : takes a call wondering what happened to simplicity in cars : takes a call from a listener looking to buy a 22 Subaru Trek – his wife wants a standard transmission, and he’s wondering if, given the small percentage of standards out there, if there will be anyone to work on it in the future : takes a call on a 2000 Taurus where the...

Duration:00:52:13

The Car Doctor - 6/11/22 - 15 Sorrento Purge Valve

6/11/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the amount of cars he has to repair at the shop right now : takes a call from a person who is trying to get the proper electric service installed at his house for an electric vehicle : takes a call on a 15 Kia Sorrento with a P0447 purge valve code : takes a call from an EV Tech for General Motors who wants to make his point that the Nissan Leaf call we had last week was a not fair comparison to other EV’s. Visit us at...

Duration:00:50:59

The Car Doctor - 6/4/22 - Mercedes Sprinter in Limp Mode

6/4/2022
Ron starts this episode with a return call on a 96 Grand Prix that had the water pump changed, and now there is coolant in the oil : takes a call on a 21 Hyundai Kona electric that the caller wishes to discuss : takes a call on a 17 GM Sierra 1500 with a crank/no start condition : takes a call on a 17 Mercedes Sprinter that goes into limp mode on inclines. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:34

The Car Doctor - 6/4/22 - F150 Shuddering and Stalling

6/4/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about electric car proponents and electric vehicles : takes a call about carbon deposits in engines : talks about the Blaster NASCAR vehicle, a Ford Mustang : talks to a gent who rented a Nissan Leaf electric vehicle – then found they couldn’t find a place to charge it : takes a call on a 19 F150 that is shuddering and stalling after stops. Visit us at www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:42:59