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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


Episodes

The Car Doctor - 11/26/22 - The Electric Future

11/26/2022
Ron talks with Mark Mills of The Manhattan Institute and an update on the electric future. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:12

The Car Doctor - 11/26/22 - Scan Tools and ADAS

11/26/2022
Ron talks with Harlan Siegel, VP or Product Development at Opus/IVS, and a discussion on scan tools : and, Ron also talks with Frank Terlep, VP of ADAS Solutions at Opus/IVS and ADAS systems. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:45

The Car Doctor - 11/19/22 - How To Determine if a Car Is Worth Fixing

11/19/2022
Ron starts this episode asking how you determine that it’s not worth fixing any more : takes a call on an 18 Sparc that has developed a tapping after getting gas recently : takes a call on an 03 LeSabre with a high idle : takes a call on a 10 Le Cern with a coolant leak. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:39

The Car Doctor - 11/19/22 - 16 Odyssey With A Stutter

11/19/2022
Ron starts this episode with the thought that a lot of repair shops have lost sight of what it takes to fix a car, with a story of a 16 Odyssey with hesitation and stutter : takes a call on an 03 LeSabre that shifts quick and hard in 2nd and 3rd : answers an email on an 01 S10 with a faulty O2 sensor : talks about electric truck stops : and talks about a report from Consumer Reports regarding the reliability of electric vehicles : takes a call on positive ground : answers a letter on a 19...

Duration:00:49:22

The Car Doctor - 11/12/22 - Does Google Fix Cars?

11/12/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call about older cars and parts : takes a call on a 2000 Camaro with a security system passkey issue : asks if Google fixes cars, because of people trying to diagnose their cars via Google, and the story of a 12 Prius that came in this week : takes a call on an 05 Liberty with the tire pressure light on and the sensors have been replaced : and answers a letter on an 02 Trailblazer on taking care of the vehicle. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:47:48

The Car Doctor - 11/12/22 - 99 Sentra Distributor Bolt

11/12/2022
Ron starts this episode asking if you have a new car in the driveway that means everything to you and you want to keep it forever – well, guess what? – with the story of a 78 Eldorado he worked on this week : takes a call on a 97 F250 with fuel overfilling the rear tank, and a 12 Cruze where it won’t kick into defrost mode : takes a call on a 99 Sentra where the bolt that holds the rotor on the distributor comes loose, and on an 05 Sentra that won’t start after driving for a while : updates...

Duration:00:48:14

The Car Doctor - 11/5/22 - 17 Sierra Lifter Noise

11/5/2022
Ron starts this episode asking how much money is too much to spend on an old truck with a story of a 97 F250 plow truck : takes a call on a 17 GMC Sierra with lifter noise on startup : talks about the SEMA trade show in Vegas : talks about his plow truck and his experience with getting a new plow kit installed on it : takes a call on a 12 Wrangler with heat problems : and talks about low income persons being able to afford electric vehicles. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:35:28

The Car Doctor - 11/5/22 - Lincoln Rumble Sound

11/5/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the D4300 International he worked on this week : talks about the Minnesota electric vehicle tax : takes a call on an 03 Lincoln Town Car making a rumbling sound when shifting into high gear : takes a call on a 94 35 Series Chevy with no 4 wheel drive operation : takes a call on an 01 Chevy S10 pickup with a P0137 and P140 codes : and talks about the correct way to diagnose a problem. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:35:44

The Car Doctor - 10/29/22 - Transmission Maintenance Questions

10/29/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about a car that came into his shop that was 6 months overdue for an oil change : takes a call on an 09 Escape and questions on transmission maintenance : takes a call on an 03 GMC Sierra with low oil pressure at start up, and the rear fuel tank is not emptying : talks with Haresh Gobin of Launch Tech regarding testing batteries : takes a call on a 14 Camry with a soft brake pedal. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for...

Duration:00:35:35

The Car Doctor - 10/29/22 - Downshifting a Transmission

10/29/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the chattering Honda : takes a call on a 14 Hyundai with an Evap code : takes a call on an 18 GMC Canyon with a transmission shudder that has been corrected, and questions on downshifting a transmission : talks about a radio host that loves Prius’ and takes exception to Ron’s stand on electric cars. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:15

The Car Doctor - 10/22/22 - 94 Chevy Brake Problems

10/22/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on a 94 Chevy pickup where the front brakes intermittently lock up : takes a call on an 05 Rondevous where the AWD and ABS lights are on : talks about an article regarding Ford not abandoning internal combustion engines : interviews Gene Triplett of Michelin regarding their new belts, tensioner and idler division : takes a call on a 95 Dodge Ram that suddenly loses power : talks about changing the water pump on a diesel recently. See...

Duration:00:35:19

The Car Doctor - 10/22/22 - Should I Sell or Should It Go

10/22/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the parts shortage : talks about a wiring harness connector that corroded to the transmission it was connected to : takes a call on an 09 F-150 with a vibration and it has a code for a cylinder #1 misfire : takes a call on an 06 Sonata where the caller asks if he should sell the vehicle to take advantage of the market, or keep it as a parts car. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:00

The Car Doctor - 10/15/22 - Rough Running Camry

10/15/2022
Ron starts this episode asking how much should you spend on repairing a car : takes a call on a 97 Mercury Tracer where the instrument cluster suddenly went dark, in addition to just about everything on the dash : takes a call on an 04 Camry that was running rough, so the caller replaced the coils and plugs, and not it’s not running at all : takes a call on a 2000 Taurus wit P0171 and P0174 codes and the dealer can’t fix it. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:35:23

The Car Doctor - 10/15/22 - Fighting Car Fires After Hurricane Ian

10/15/2022
Ron starts this episode with a question from a customer this week, “is the rest of the car OK?” and feeling the pain of car ownership talking about his 14 Escape with a possible bad transmission : takes a call on an 04 BMW 325i where the engine was swapped with an 02, and the PCM is different : talks with James Hammond, Assistant Chief Operations of the North Collier fire department in the City of Naples, Florida discussing recent hurricane damage to vehicles after hurricane Ian, and in...

Duration:00:35:39

The Car Doctor - 10/8/22 - Thermostats on Jeeps

10/8/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about what you can tell from auto repair : answers an email about Danny’s cam getting wiped out in his Z28 Camaro and companies that build custom cams : talks about a common failure he sees with having to replace thermostats on Jeeps : talks with Joe Dupont of New Hampshire Oil Undercoating. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:38

The Car Doctor - 10/8/22 - Grand Cherokee Oil Change Problem

10/8/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about repairing the car or saving money : talks about a 15 Subaru that came in with a shimmy and shake : asks listeners to ask their server at a restaurant what vehicle they drive : talks about electric vehicles exploding in Florida after the recent hurricane : talks about the positive effects of extended warranties : takes a call on a 20 Grand Cherokee that had its oil changed, the oil filter was not put on correctly, oil went all over the place, and the...

Duration:00:35:34

The Car Doctor - 10/1/22 - What To Do When Your Lease Is Up

10/1/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about Jeeps and several that were in his shop this week : talks about what to do when your lease comes due : talks to Tom about his recall adventure this past week : talks about finding leaks in air conditioning systems : talks about numerous topics including his opinion on putting new engines in older vehicles : talks about an All Data article about a Sentra with all the power windows not working. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:51:26

The Car Doctor - 10/1/22 - Taking Care Of Your Car

10/1/2022
Ron starts this episode started asking if you are doing enough taking care of your car and talking about his week and replacing a crank sensor : takes a call on an 07 Pontiac Torrent where the caller needs to change the block heater element and is looking for advice : takes a call on an 07 Liberty with an O2 sensor issue : takes a return call on a 90 Toyota pickup with a possible O2 fault : talks about problems with electric cars : talks about a spill in his shop….. Visit us at...

Duration:00:52:13

The Car Doctor - 9/24/22 - Focus Hatch Unlatch

9/24/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on a 14 Focus where the rear hatch unlatches at inappropriate times : talks with Franklin Gage, president of the Vintage Chevrolet Collectors Association : talks about his mechanic Danny needing to replace an engine in his Camaro and parts warranty issues. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Car Doctor - 9/24/22 - 91 Acclaim Battery Drain

9/24/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the amount of cars he’s fixing lately at the shop, thinking it may be the price of new cars and the cost of loans : talks about an 07 Town Car that came in with non working key fobs : takes a call on an 08 Dodge Sprinter that was serviced and is now in limp mode : takes a call asking his opinion of trading a Chevy Spark for a 19 Outlander : takes a call on a 91 Acclaim where, if the car isn’t started and run once per day, the battery is dead. Visit us...

Duration:00:45:49