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.

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 - 1/28/23 - Can't Remove Lug Nuts

1/28/2023
Ron starts this episode with the story of an 08 Grand Cherokee with power door locks that will unlock but not lock : takes a call on a 17 Fusion where the tire place the caller took it to says they can’t get the wheels off because the plastic lug nuts are bad : takes a call on a 97 CRV where the key fob will only open the driver’s door : talks with Philip Austin, training manager at NGK/NTK : reads an email about fuel additives. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:35:39

The Car Doctor - 1/28/23 - Insurance Companies Not Insuring Certain Cars

1/28/2023
Ron starts this episode asking if technology has taken us to the point where certain cars just can’t be fixed with the story of a 19 Rogue that goes into limp mode just because it wants to : takes a call on a 60 Valiant with overheating back brakes : answers an email regarding motorcycle batteries : talks about insurance companies not insuring Hyundai and Kia vehicles : talks about Hyundai calamitous engine failures : answers an email on a 16 Land Rover about changing tires and problems with...

Duration:00:35:47

The Car Doctor - 1/21/23 - Oil Change Intervals

1/21/2023
Ron starts this episode talking about visiting the Sheetz in Altoona, PA last week : talks about a 16 Jeep Patriot with bad brakes : takes a call on oil change intervals on a car that only has 600 miles per year put on it : takes a call on a 16 Caravan where the noises, turn signal, chimes, are no longer working : talks about his encounter with a student mechanic. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:13

The Car Doctor - 1/21/23 - Can't Gas Up A Flex

1/21/2023
Ron starts this episode starting talking about an 11 Flex no codes and you couldn’t put gas in it : takes a call on an 09 Flex that is missing going up hill : answers an email on a van with a rebuilt transmission that appears to not be going into 4th gear : talks about a Toyota with retractable mirrors that no longer retracted. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:30

The Car Doctor - 1/14/23 - Repairing Tires

1/14/2023
Ron starts this episode with a call on an 04 Ranger where the radio stopped working – but sometimes works when the clutch is pressed in : answers an email on a Colorado looking for better parts than he is finding locally : takes a call on an 05 Sentra with a punctured tire, and the caller is looking to see if it may be patchable to be used as a spare : takes a call on an 08 CRV with a metal to metal sound in the back end – but only first thing in the morning : takes a call on an 06 Silverado...

Duration:00:35:51

The Car Doctor - 1/14/23 - Buick Roadmaster Blowing Lukewarm Air

1/14/2023
Ron starts this episode talking about being cranky and things that got under his skin this past week and his week in the shop : talks about the 14 CRV that didn’t start and things were intermittent : takes a call on a 94 Buick Roadmaster that is blowing lukewarm air and throwing a code : takes a call on an 05 Chrysler 300C with a non working cruise control : takes a call regarding the usefulness of all wheel drive seeing as everyone and their uncle drives one in places where AWD is not...

Duration:00:35:38

The Car Doctor - 1/7/23 - The Electric Future - Hour 2

1/8/2023
Talking EV’s from Training to Repairing Them. Ron is joined by multiple experts in the field. Chuck KinKade, Redline Detection Inc. Dr Mark Quarto , Founder, Quarto Technical Service Dirk Fuchs, Director of Training, I-Car Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:38

The Car Doctor - 1/7/23 - The Electric Future - Hour 1

1/7/2023
Talking EV’s from Training to Repairing Them. Ron is joined by multiple experts in the field. Chuck KinKade, Redline Detection Inc. Dr Mark Quarto , Founder, Quarto Technical Service Dirk Fuchs, Director of Training, I-Car Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:38:03

The Car Doctor - 12/31/2022 - A Christmas Story

12/31/2022
Ron starts this episode asking the question whether it is the option of a repair shop to work on any car : talks about his true Christmas story about a Grand Cherokee that had multiple problems : talks about the US used car market : talks about an article from JP Morgan on used car prices actually going down. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:36

The Car Doctor - 12/31/22 - Getting Ready For The New Year

12/31/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about getting the shop ready for the new year : answers a few emails, such as replacing the headlights on a 93 Camry : takes a call on electric cars and battery dangers. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:34

The Car Doctor - 12/24/22 - Lug Nuts

12/24/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about a 13 Hyundai with an oil leak : talks about a Trailblazer with stripped out lug nuts : talks with Drew Hardin about hot rods and his book about Hot Rod Magazine. Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:47:33

The Car Doctor - 12/24/22 - Talking About Transmission Maintenance

12/24/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about a Hyundai he recently worked on with a check engine light : answers an email on a 10 Mercedes B180 asking about CVT Transmission maintenance : talks with Chuck Kincaid, Global Business Development for Redline Detection : and talks about the book "Shelby American - 60 Years of High Performance". Visit us at https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:53

The Car Doctor - 12/17/22 - F350 Dual Battery Problems

12/17/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about Danny’s 78 Camaro being reborn with a new engine : takes a call on an 86 Bronco with a no start condition : takes a call on an 05 F350 with dual batteries where the battery charging voltages are different : takes a call on an 06 Trailblazer where the caller needs to replace the studs : takes a call about the speedometer on a 38 Chevy Master Deluxe : reads his Night Before Christmas. Visit us at: https://www.cardoctorshow.com See...

Duration:00:50:41

The Car Doctor - 12/17/22 - Coolant and Oil Questions

12/17/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about the difficulty getting repair appointments these days : answers an email on torque required on a particular torque to yield bolt : takes a call about coolant and synthetic oils, and a question on a 22 Malibu with a turbo engine and questions on the oil used in this vehicle : talks about Hertz Tesla’s not working at 9% or lower charge. Visit us at: https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:51:08

The Car Doctor - 12/10/22 - 14 Sierra 4 Wheel Drive Error

12/10/2022
Ron starts this episode with a call on an 03 LeSabre with a high idle – a return call that he asked for a follow up : takes a call on an 07 F-150 that, when running in high gear, will stumble when the accelerator is tapped : takes a call on a 14 GMC Sierra with a 4 wheel drive error – it appears stuck in 4 wheel high. Visit us at: https://www.cardoctorshow.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:29

The Car Doctor - 12/10/22 - 86 Bronco No Start

12/10/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about making sure you’re right when repairing mechanical devices and the story of an 05 RAV 4 that was in a body shop and wasn’t put together quite right : takes a call from a listener talking about an article he read about Pepsi buying Tesla trucks – and asking what the battery will weigh : takes a call on an 86 Bronco with a no start condition : talks about an email about the Pepsi Tesla trucks : answers an email about oil weight on a Transit van. Visit us...

Duration:00:46:24

The Car Doctor - 12/3/22 - Not Enough of the Correct Coolant

12/3/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about a 16 Cruze with a strange problem : takes a call on an 09 Silverado with a ticking sound from the right side of the engine : takes a call on a 16 Grand Caravan that had a bad thermostat, and now the caller wants to change the coolant – but – the dealer doesn’t have enough Mopar brand and wants to use Prestone : interviews Ted Bradley of Blaster regarding rust : takes a call on a 99 Suburban with snow tire rims that are leaking and the caller asks how to...

Duration:00:47:46

The Car Doctor - 12/3/22 - Reducing Oil Consumption on a Car That Ran Low On Oil

12/3/2022
Ron starts this episode talking about car repair as a consumer, and talking about either replacing a car or having major work done : takes a call about maintenance tips for a 22 Silverado with a turbo engine : takes a call on a 12 Mitsubishi Outlander that ran low on oil and he is looking to reduce oil consumption and looking for tips : takes a call on a 16 Equinox and questions on changing transmission fluid : answers an email about changing a timing belt. Visit us at...

Duration:00:48:29

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