Search by Search ID or Tag or use the Advanced Search
'Well here's your problem - the wheel hasn't been invented yet.'
'Well, for starters, I think it's about time for an alignment job.'
"You won't believe how many Frisbees are up here!"
"I don't know what's wrong, but, if you open and close the hood like this, it looks like your car is talking."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobile, garage, garages, workshop, workshops, repair, repairs, mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, car mechanic, car mechanics, motor mechanic, motor mechanics, automotive technician, automotive technicians, technician, technicians, talking car, talking cars, hood, hoods, car hood, car hoods, bonnet, bonnets, car bonnet, car bonnets, open and close, wrong, problem, problems, bad mechanic, bad mechanics, bad service, bad customer service, useless
"I think you're using lawnmower repair to avoid intimacy."
Ellis K., Appliance Faith Healer
Tags:appliance, appliances, break, breaks, breaking, mysterious, mysteriously, faith healer, faith healers, repairmen, repairman, repair, repairs, vcr, vcrs, dvd, dvds, dvd player, dvd players, everyday annoyance, everyday annoyances, everyday irritation, irritations, problem, problems, con, cons, con man, con men, faithful, restore, restores, restoration
"That metallic grinding means her throwout bearings are shot. She's backfiring through her carburetor. The tick indicates transmission trouble, and the smoke means she's on fire."
Tags:mechanic, mechanics, repair, repairing, workshop, workshops, work shop, work shops, engineer, engineers, diagnose, diagnosis, problem, problems, broken, broke, car, cars, motor, motors, motorcars, motorcar, engine, engines, carburetor, understatement, obvious, clear, expert, technician, technicians, repairman, repairmen, clearly, obviously, jargon, garage, garages
"So you think you can cobble!"
Tags:cobble, cobbled, cobbling, cobbler, shoe, shoes, shoe maker, shoemaker, talent, talented, talents, talent show, talent shows, tv, tvs, television, show, shows, theater, theatre, stage, stages, old fashioned, craft, crafts, crafting, repair, repairing, visual gag, visual, sight gag, sight joke, visual joke
'It's my car now, but as soon as it's fixed, it'll be my daughter's again.'
"Funny-all the king's horses don't seem to be helping at all."
Tags:humpty, humpty dumpty, dumpty, egg, eggs, nursery rhymes, nursery rhyme, rhyme, rhymes, song, songs, fairy, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy story, fairy stories, all the kind's horses, horses, help, helping, not helping, mess, messed, trauma, traumatising, wrong tools, wrong for the job, right skills, horror, horrifying, subverted, subversion, invert, inverted, inversion, all the king's men, repair, repairs, hooves, hoof, trample, trampled
Moe's Fix-It Shop - No Heroic Measures
Tags:last-ditch, last ditch, last ditch attempt, drastic measures, drastic, heroic measure, heroic, heroic measures, high risk, high-risk, last resort, last resorts, last-resort, appliances, appliance, repair, repairs, legal, legal terms, legal terminology, medical terms, medical terminology, fix-it, fix it, fixer, fix
"It pains me to tell you this, but it ain't broke."
Tags:broken, broke, fix, fixed, fixing, sales, salesman, salesperson, fix-it, repair, repairs, repaired, repairman, repairmen, customer, customers, customer service, appliances, truthful, honest, honesty, honestly, rip-off, ripped-off, returned, returns, return, shop, shops, store, stores, maintenance
Discussed on Car Talk
Tags:npr, national public radio, show, shows, radio show, radio shows, car, cars, talk show, talk shows, call, calls, call in, calls in, calling in, advice, tip, tips, car expert, car experts, gearhead, gearheads, expert, experts, badge of honor, badges of honor, car guy, car guys, car lover, car lovers, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, lemon, lemons, smog, smog check, smog checks, promote, promotes, promoting, promotion, promotions, repair, repairs, repairman, repairmen, mechanic, mechanics
"You fix it by buying a new one."
Tags:tech support, technical support, it, information technology, i.t., i.t. support, it support, technician, technicians, technical help, techie, techies, modern life, modern technology, technology, computer, computers, smartphone, smartphones, smart phones, smart phones, laptop, laptops, tablet, tablets, broken, fix, repair, virus, viruses, computer virus, computer viruses, buy, buy a new one, product, products, customer service, service, helpdesk, help desk, helpdesks, help desks, geek, geeks, electronics, electronic devices
"We located the hissing noise, Mr. Watkins. Your wife's mother is in the back seat."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobile, garage, garages, workshop, workshops, service station, service stations, repair, repairs, mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, car mechanic, car mechanics, motor mechanic, motor mechanics, automotive technician, automotive technicians, technician, technicians, car repairs, vehicle repairs, transportation, problem, problems, mother in law, mother-in-law, in-law, in-laws, hissing, angry, anger, noise, noises, back seat, backseat, family, families, driver, drivers, driving, forgotten, forgot
"I dreamed last night that we two-hundred-dollared Mr. Ferguson to death."
"You might be interested in our encounter group for people with transmission problems."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobile, garage, garages, workshop, workshops, service station, service stations, repair, repairs, mechanic, mechanics, auto mechanic, auto mechanics, car mechanic, car mechanics, motor mechanic, motor mechanics, automotive technician, automotive technicians, technician, technicians, car repairs, vehicle repairs, transportation, encounter group, encounter groups, group therapy, therapy, therapist, therapists, shrink, shrinks, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, problem, problems, transmission, transmissions, advertising, marketing, mental health
Drive-In Claim Center
'D.N.A. tests show that the fuel pump doesn't belong to this car.'
'Never, Ever...plan to pay for just an oil change when you take your car to the shop.'
Dean liked to pill this stunt whenever he had a new partner.
'Believe me, we've tried everything... All we get is a 'click-click-whirrr' kind of noise, a big 'CLUNK' and then NOTHING!'
"It doesn't go 'baaroom' anymore. It only goes 'beep.'"
Tags:french horn, french horns, brass instrument, brass instruments, brass band, brass band, musical instrument, musical instruments, broken, brokens, music shop, music shops, instrument repair, instrument repairing, repair, repairing, repairs, musician, musicians, music, brass music, amateaur, amateaurs
"Here's your problem."