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"When was the last time you started her up?"
A King, a Queen, and a Jack fixing a flat tire.
"Murchison’s theory is that it’s dog hair in your fuel line.”
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'The only way to survive these days is to diversify.'
'When I ask what our inventory is 'What ever' is not an acceptable answer.'
"Mr. Hanlon will be out for a few weeks. His spent fuel rods are being removed."
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'Robert likes to watch the mechanic as he works.'
"When you picked up your car, Mr. Ferguson, after we did the hoses, did you see Luther's shoes?"
'You won't hear that funny noise anymore. I turned up the volume on your radio and pulled off the knob.'
"We've located the problem, sir. It was a breakdown in communication between the engine management system and the working parts!"
Tags:communication, communication breakdown, communication breakdowns, engine trouble, engine troubles, mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, tune up, tune ups, tuning up, car repair, car repairs, auto repair, auto repairs, mechanical problem, mechanical problems, car electronic, car electronics
"That's Floyd Wheeler in the back of your car, Mr. Ferguson. He's going as far as the depot, if you would be so kind."
When The Car Is Being Repaired.
'Our computer shows that you have a faulty alternator, a weak battery cell and you're three days late on your auto loan repayment.'
"This person's status says they are all caught up on bills and are finally putting away money for a vacation...go give them some car trouble."
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"The problem is there's no engine. Just a mysterious plot device."
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"Greg, we have to let you go. You haven't ripped off a customer in over a week."
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'That charge is for my accountant because this job is going to put me in a higher tax bracket.'
"I've narrowed the problem down to somewhere under this big flap I discovered."
Just to be on the safe side, Ed never makes a move until he runs the car through the computer - 'Yup, that baby's flat alright.'
"When are visiting hours?"
'We found the trouble, your GPS was picking up a public TV station.'
'Don't bother rotating the tires. They rotated on their own all the way here.'
"Allow me to explain the terms of our easy payment plan."
"Clydesdale here is our specialist in funny little noises."
"There are three courses of action we can take now - I can call you Ace, Chief, or Big Guy."