Ron Ananian The Car Doctor

Ron Ananian The Car Doctor

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.... Show More

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October 17, 2020 40 min

Ron starts this episode with a call on a 17 GMC Savanna 2500 with questions on the starter and on a 16 GMC Sierra 1500 and questions on the active fuel management system and a hard downshift : takes a call on motor oil, such as using “diesel motor oil” in a gasoline car : and talks with Chris Gillespie, Category Director of Dorman Products in regards to safety issues in vehicles.

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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 02 GMC Envoy with an intermittent crank/no start : takes a call on a 15 Subaru Outback that is intermittently draining the battery : and talks with Paul Eisenstein of thedetroitbureau.com about electric vehicles and employment in the auto industry, among other topics.

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Ron starts this episode talking about a 13 Wrangler with poor heat and multiple error lights on : answers an email on the paint he uses on the underside of the hotrod : takes a call on a 62 Caddy that the caller lets the car sit for a while between runs, and wants to know the best way to start it dry : answers an email on the California executive order on electric vehicles : takes a call on a 16 Corolla with a thumping in the brake...

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Ron starts this episode comparing auto repair to Forrest Gump – you never know what you’re going to get : takes a call from a listener that Ron helped with his 09 Camry and wanted to tell him what he found with his alternator replacement : takes a call on an 09 Sienna mini van that Ron helped the caller repair, and he also has questions on a new Wix filter to be used with synthetic oils : takes a call on an 04 Grand Cherokee with a...

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Ron starts this episode taking a call on an 03 Lincoln Town Car where the caller removed the driver’s door panel to repair the handle, and now nothing electrical there works : takes a call on a 98 Explorer where the fuel gauge is not accurate and is getting worse : gives the top 10 brake tips : takes a call on an 88 Explorer where the caller lost the keys and is looking how to take care of the problem : talks about a stalling 03 Ch...

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Ron starts this episode talking about a vehicle he worked on this week with a rotted air intake boot, and an 08 Volvo V-70 with a bad vibration : takes a call on a 12 Tundra that is starting to use oil : takes a call on an 18 Subaru Forrester with a question on undercoating : takes a call on what the President said about computers in cars : takes a call on an 01 Camaro that seems like it has lifter issues : and talks about a new oi...

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Ron starts this episode talking about scan tools and the story of the 2013 RAM pickup : takes a call on a 10 Honda CRV with a leaking CV boot on the rear axle : takes a call on a 13 Chrysler 200 where the brake light comes on when banking left or right : tells the story of the Cruz that needed a battery and then needed to be calibrated : takes a call from a caller looking for a jump starter : takes a call on an 07 F 250 diesel that...

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Ron starts this episode talking about the proposed California 2035 ban on the sales of internal combustion vehicles : takes a call on a 2000 Suburban looking for advice on changing the heater hoses : takes a call on a BMW M3 : talks with Paul Eisenstein of thedetroitbureau.com on the California 2035 internal combustion vehicle ban : and ends the hour talking about the economic impact of electric vehicles.

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Ron starts this episode with a call on 08 Jeep Patriot where all the drive train lights come on and the vehicle loses power : takes a call on an 05 LeSabre with intermittent cabin fan : talks about communicating in the auto repair process : interviews Bob Bouwma, Director of Engineering and Advanced Technologies of Goodyear Brakes : tells a story about his friend’s first car – a VW Super Beetle : and talks about picking a scan tool...

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Ron starts this episode with a call on an 02 Camry with an intermittent overdrive light : takes a follow up call on an 02 Explorer that had a no start condition : takes a call on a 14 RAM 1500 that stalls intermittently : takes a call on an 11 Town and Country with an intermittent no start condition, as well as recoating fuel injectors : and talks about TIPM modules and their programming.

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Ron starts this episode stating there is always something new to learn : takes a call on an 01 Lexus with a misfire on cylinder 2 : takes a call on an 07 Hyundai Sonata with a catalytic converter code : takes a call on a 93 Chevy K2500 asking about transmission flush : takes a call on a 99 F350 where the water pump failed but the fan is now tilted : takes a call on an 02 Audi where the hazard lights come on by themselves and stay o...

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September 13, 2020 40 min

Ron starts this episode with a story on an 09 Honda Civic that needed a starter that came into the shop and a discussion on corrosion : takes a call on a 99 Sentra that is throwing evap codes : takes a call on a 93 Crown Vic where the breaks just seem to go away, then come back. No warning, no pumping : takes a call on an 11 Lucerne where the transmission jerks when starting from a stopped position : talks about NJ motor vehicle ag...

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September 5, 2020 40 min

Ron starts this episode talking about the need to modernize things at state motor vehicle departments : takes a call on an 87 Jeep Cherokee with 225K on it that is in extremely good condition and resides in a northern state : takes a call on a 13 Caddy XDS where the caller is bleeding the brakes and looking for the proper method : takes a call on an 03 Grand AM asking about running monitors prior to inspection : and takes a call on...

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Ron starts this episode talking about getting people through the day and using his superpower : takes a call on an 01 BMW 325i with gunk under the intake manifold where the caller asks if he should clean it up : takes a call on an 01 Town and Country where the caller asks about doing a compression test on the vehicle : takes a call on a 16 Nissan Frontier with a check gas cap light.

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Ron starts this episode with a story about an 11 Flex that was losing coolant : takes a call on a 68 Mustang with ignition system problems : takes a call on an 08 Wrangler where the caller is working on the brakes and found it’s more complex than he thought : answers an email from an independent repair shop in Phoenix regarding key programming : takes a call on a 12 Highlander with info display problems : answers an email from a sh...

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Ron starts this episode talking about all the strange things he saw this week, like the Challenger with a modified catalytic converter : takes a call on an 11 Sierra where the radio is causing a draw on the system and killing the battery : takes a call on an 02 Explorer that doesn’t start and the caller traced it to the starter and is looking for advice : takes a call on an 05 Lexus about possibly leaving the splash plate under the...

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Ron starts this episode taking a call on a 19 Rogue and questions on the CVT transmission in Nissans : takes a call from a caller grousing about the tools included in cars these days to change tires : discusses a strange electrical problem with an alternator : takes a call on a 96 New Yorker where the caller needs to change the trunk hinge and is looking for tips : and takes a call on an 07 Prius looking to discuss replacing the bi...

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Ron starts this episode asking if hot rods are a replacement for black coffee and a reminder of better times : takes a call on a product he recommended on ceramic coating this caller’s car : takes a call on an 08 Civic that stalled, won’t start, and the dealer says the problem is the starter : takes a call on an 06 F 350 where the caller is working on the brakes and has questions on the ABS system.

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Ron starts this episode talking about the electronics found in new cars : takes a call on a 19 Subaru Forester where the car was pulling to the right, was aligned, and it still pulls to the right : takes a call on an 05 RAM 2500 that is hard starting but sometimes stalls and it sounds like it is having trouble breathing : takes a call on an 08 F150 that shudders : talks about diagnostics : and finishes with a Mitchell One Sure Trac...

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Ron starts this episode talking about getting fooled by the simple repair with the story of what should have been a simple repair : takes a call on an 04 LeSabre that is hard shift when it’s warm : takes a call on a 72 Karman Ghia where the caller is looking to restore it : and takes a call on a Camry where the key fobs stopped working.

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