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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 - 5/21/22 - Electric Car Stories

5/21/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about electrical vehicle chargers that don’t appear to work : takes a call from a developer that is having to put a large amount of money’s worth of electric charger infrastructure into homes they are presently building : takes a call with a Mustang story : takes another call wanting to talk electrics : and answers an email on a snowplow call he had recently where the plow was overheating. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:49:42

The Car Doctor - 5/21/22 - Suburban Vanishing Transmission Fluid

5/21/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about repair shop etiquette : takes a call on an 05 Suburban where the transmission fluid is disappearing : answers an email regarding Flex Fuel (E85 and E15) vehicles : takes a call from a listener wanting to discuss the shelf life of oil : takes a call on a 99 F150 where the listener is having possible battery issues. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:20

The Car Doctor - 5/14/22 - 18 Traverse Not In Park

5/14/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on a 98 Jeep Wrangler and clutch problems : takes a call on switching between conventional and synthetic oils in a tractor : takes a call on a 99 Chrysler New Yorker with a bad AC compressor : takes a call on a 15 Subaru Legacy and questions on extended warranties – and – a different rust preventative product : takes a call on an 18 Traverse that, when put in park, thinks it’s not in park. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:48:39

The Car Doctor - 5/14/22 - 05 Equinox Starter Problem

5/14/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about how you never know what’s going to come into the shop, and the bunch of Subaru’s that came in this week : takes a call on an 05 Equinox that sounds like the starter is not disengaging : takes a call on an 05 Dodge 2500 where the air conditioning on the passenger side seems to be blowing harder and colder than on the driver’s side : takes a call on a 99 VW Bug with questions on painting for rust prevention : tells a story about his friend Russell and...

Duration:00:36:56

The Car Doctor - 5/7/22 - 75 Olds Crank No Start

5/7/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on an 07 Jeep Commander with a crank, no start condition : takes a call on an 08 Corvette that kills the battery on a regular basis : takes a call on a 75 Oldsmobile with a crank no start after the car sits overnight : and ends with a story about being faithful to your mechanic. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:28

The Car Doctor - 5/7/22 - Impala Front Main Seal

5/7/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about a Camry he worked on this week that needed tire pressure sensors : takes a call on a 12 Impala with a leaking front main seal : takes a call on a 2000 Buick Park Ave with no ground pulse to the injectors : takes a call on a 13 Pissat TDI that has a screaming sound, when cold, when the caller first starts driving. Visit us at http://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:21

The Car Doctor - 4/30/22 - Auto Tech College

4/30/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on a 86 Silverado with a 73 Nova engine and questions on the engine replacement : takes a call on an 03 Silverado that seems to run too hot all the time : takes a call from a listener whose son has been accepted to college for auto tech and wants to chat with Ron about schools : answers an email from a listener regarding dealers using non factory parts in repairs : takes a call on an 18 Dodge Journey that pulls when going slow. Visit us at...

Duration:00:37:06

The Car Doctor - 4/30/22 - Grand Marquis ABS Problem

4/30/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about an 18 F-150 with an EGR problem : takes a call asking for Ron’s opinion on a 17 Ford Escape she is looking to buy : takes a call on an 02 Grand Marquis with a left front ABS sensor issue : takes a call on an 11 CRV with a check gas cap fault, and a question, and he asks if this can affect gas mileage. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:49:49

The Car Doctor - 4/23/22 - Outback Transmission Leak

4/23/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on a 19 Silverado where the dashboard screen goes black : takes a call on a 15 Outback with a possible transmission seal leak : takes a call on an 01 Silverado with blend door problems : and takes a call on an 18 Traverse with transmission issues. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:50:18

The Car Doctor - 4/23/22 - Death By Auto Repair

4/23/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about death by auto repair, how to know when your mechanic is cheating : gets an answer to his question on what a dual quad is : takes a follow up call on an 11 Escape with an AC problem : takes a call on a 15 Savannah with belt noise : takes a call on a 52 Ford Crestline and a question on the oil canister. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:06

The Car Doctor - 4/16/22 - Using E-85 Gasoline

4/16/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about assumption and getting in trouble repairing your car : takes a call about Berryman products and using it in a vehicle with excessive blow by in a vehicle that hasn’t had its oil changed in 11 years : takes a return call on a Duramax diesel where the caller wants to tell Ron what the fix was : answers an email on oil consumption : takes a call with questions on E-85 fuel use in an 18 Sparc and a battery question : takes a call on a 2000 Impala that...

Duration:00:52:24

The Car Doctor - 4/16/22 - Ignition Circuit Complexity

4/16/2022
Ron starts this episode by talking about ignition circuits in cars starting with the 1960’s, then talking about ignition circuits today and the difficulty in troubleshooting them : takes a call on an 86 Astro Van that needs a power steering pulley and the caller cannot find one : takes a call on a 2000 Suburban and problems that start with a miss and a slipping transmission : talks about the Hyundai and Kia engine recall. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:51:49

The Car Doctor 4/9/22 - The 39.95 Oil Change

4/9/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the 39.95 oil change : takes a call on an 05 Tahoe where the AC will suddenly start blowing hot air : takes a call on an 09 Sierra where the cruise control works when it wants to : takes a call on an 05 RAV4 that stalls quite often : and takes a call on a 2000 Olds Alero that doesn’t seem to shift out of 2nd gear. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener...

Duration:00:37:02

The Car Doctor - 4/9/22 - The Diagnosis To Nowhere

4/9/2022
Ron starts the episode talking about the diagnosis to nowhere : takes a call on a 99 Civic with air conditioning problems : takes a call on an 11 Altima with a small evap leak code, but everything tests good : takes a call on a 70 Mustang with a possible lifter clatter. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:50

The Car Doctor - 4/2/22 - PT Cruiser Head Gasket

4/2/2022
Ron starts this episode taking a call on an 11 Escape with non working air conditioning : takes a call on an 07 Pontiac Torrent with a fuel smell from the rear of the vehicle : takes a call on an 03 PT Cruiser with a possible blown head gasket : talks about common sense with brakes : takes a call on an 07 4 Runner and questions on the exhaust manifold questions : takes a call chatting about the chip shortage : and ends by talking about how auto repair is about community and gives the...

Duration:00:38:19

The Car Doctor - 4/2/22 - 14 Explorer Crank No Start Horror Story

4/2/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about ending up in the Twilight Zone with auto repair with the story of a 15 Jeep and changing the transmission fluid, and changing headlights on a 16 Ford Edge : takes a call on a 16 Chevy Trax and a GM tale of woe : takes a call on a 14 Outback that is using oil : takes a follow up call on a 14 Explorer with a crank, no start : answers an email on protecting rubber components under the car. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn more about your...

Duration:00:37:55

The Car Doctor - 3/26/22 - Replacing Fuel Lines on an 08 Silverado

3/26/2022
Ron starts this episode with a story of a 16 Acadia that stopped dead, and supply chain issues : takes a call on an 08 Silverado 1500 that needs its fuel lines replaced : takes a call on an 04 Town and Country where the climate control has apparently switched top and bottom : takes a call on an 08 Impala with a P0172 code : and ends talking about the impacts of electric vehicles. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Duration:00:52:07

The Car Doctor - 3/26/22 - 38 Master Deluxe Carb Problem

3/26/2022
Ron starts this episode asking what it’s worth to drive your car : takes a call on a 1938 Master Deluxe Coupe that loses gas in the carburetor when it sits for a while : answers a letter about a water pump replacement he recently advised on : takes a call on an 06 Tacoma with 382,000 miles that is starting to have transmission problems : talks about Subaru and the Massachusetts Right To Repair : and a POSITIVE story on a Volkswagen. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn more about...

Duration:00:36:39

The Car Doctor - 3/19/22 - 01 Monte Carlo Security System

3/19/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call regarding the security system in an 01 Monte Carlo : takes a call on an 06 CRV where the front end feels loose and there is a vibration : talks about parts with a question from Facebook : talks about first cars and how cars were much simpler “back in the day” : answers an email on a 14 Mustang and issues with lug nut caps : talks about the post office ordering new mail trucks. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Duration:00:37:29

The Car Doctor - 3/19/22 - 13 Silverado Water Pump Replacement

3/19/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the consumer element in auto repair with the story putting leaf springs in an E-150 Ford van and setting his foot on fire : takes a call on a 13 Silverado where the caller is replacing the water pump, and now has heater hose questions : takes a call on a 14 Explorer with a crank/no start condition : takes a call on a 21 Camry LE with a ticking sound under the oil fill cap : and recaps the 13 Silverado call. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com Learn...

Duration:00:37:46