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 Feb 20, 2019
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A fun Call-in show blending entertainment and car news with repair advice. The Motor Medics keep you entertained and help you understand your cars and trucks. Airing on over 225 stations across America since 1990 we are America's Largest car talk show.

Episode Date
A Very Deep Hoodie Automotive Moment
48:06

A caller lends plenty of in-depth knowledge in the diagnosis of his Ford

Aug 21, 2019
Motorheads To Daily Commuters Its All On The Air
48:55

The show has gone south on us (: Lots of great calls on today's show. We really appreciate your calls. 

Aug 18, 2019
Lord Of The Horn Rings
47:01

We go off on a strange tangent about horn rings. You'll see where were going. Thanks for tuning-in and tuning-up!

Aug 14, 2019
Don't Get Scammed On Automotive Warranties
46:56

There are some great extended warranty companies out there but also some really bad ones that don't have your car and you in mind. We break down some details.

Aug 11, 2019
How Far Would You Go To Get The Car You Want
47:34

A Hoodie wants a right hand drive car and getting one in the US. is not as easy as you may think. 

Aug 07, 2019
A Million Pounds Behind An Electric F150 Yes Electric
49:06

29 years down and many more to go. We aired our first show August 1990 and now were entering our 30th year! Thank you everyone. Ford pulls a million LBS. with an electric F150

Aug 04, 2019
Something That Has Never Happened On Under The Hood
44:31

Chris takes two calls in a row and nails them both spot on! The Annual Road Trip

Jul 31, 2019
Knowing Your Car Safety Features Can Save Your Life
46:26

Do you know what kind of glass your car has and how to get out of it in a crash? 

Jul 28, 2019
Chris Runs Into The Gold Rush Rally
48:18

What do you do when you run into dozens of exotic cars flying down the road? You chase them down and check them out. 

Jul 24, 2019
Shannons Vacation Misadventures
49:00

Shannons back and we find out just how much stuff he lost while on vacation. 

Jul 21, 2019
Electric Street Rods- It Could Happen
45:39

When a caller can't find a part the guys give him some direction. How about an electric street rod? 

Jul 17, 2019
Retro Mod Classic Cars
48:19

Shannon and Chris are wound up and roaring on this show... Retro mods are on the way.

Jul 14, 2019
The Can Of Soup Car
43:23

A new car from China is on its way. We hope its not a can of soup. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics. Choosing a diesel truck

Jul 11, 2019
Modifying Your Vehicle Can Be Rewarding And A Challenge
47:28

When you change things up on your ride sometimes things don't go as planed. Producer Doug takes the seat as Chris is watching rockets launch.

Jul 07, 2019
Shannon Goes To The Corvette Driving School
49:28

Shannon just got back from Nevada at the Corvette Driving School and they will never be the same. How did he do? Tune-In to Tune Up and find out. 

Jul 04, 2019
Shelby's Mustang
58:43

Twenty Years ago on Under The Hood what was the big news in automobiles? Check out the Sponsor Spotlight at the end of this podcast. Lots of info you might not know about their parts and coverage of more than just Ford

Jun 30, 2019
Summer Travel Can Be Hard On The Car
48:34

Its Russ and Doug today. Tune in to Tune up your automotive woes.

Jun 26, 2019
Crazy Creepin Things Under The Hood
48:37

Don't be alarmed! Chris and Shannon will return next week and at least Shannon will have a food story about his absence. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up Hoodies! 

Jun 23, 2019
Robots Cars and Drones Delivering Your Parts
48:10

Drones are in the news delivering your packages. How will you get your auto parts delivered in the near future. 
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Jun 19, 2019
Smoke Those Tires If Ya Got Um
44:19

A guy wants to smoke his tires and is looking for advice on how to do it. There's a new diesel on the road. We tell you more.
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Jun 16, 2019
A New Way To Test Your Cars Shoes
48:54

Testing car shoes, and by shoes we mean tires. Gotta love technology.
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Jun 12, 2019
What Does An Electric Leaf Blower Have To Do With Cars
47:54

Electric Leaf Blowers are in the news and they have a car connection. Maybe they will be self-operating like their makers cars (: 
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Jun 09, 2019
A Leaking 57 Caddy Is No Way To Start The Summer
44:39

A listener has a 57 Cad with a slight... leak.
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Jun 06, 2019
A Robot Self Driving Car Delivery Person
47:56

See what terrifies Chris on today's episode.
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Jun 02, 2019
Exploding Cars That Would Be A Bad Day
48:33

An exploding car makes for a bad day. Listen in to see how it went for this listener. Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks! 

May 29, 2019
A Hundred Year Old Auto Parts Call
48:01

A hundred year old horn. Not something we usually talk about on the show but it sure was interesting. You never know what's coming up on the show. AC season is upon us. How is your vehicle?
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May 28, 2019
Trade Your Chickens For Auto Parts Only On Under The Hood
49:30

Barter, that's the oldest form of trade but what's for barter for a bumper? Find out on today's show.
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May 22, 2019
The Double Auto Show Can You See Why
48:49

Another facebook live video/you tube live video is coming up on 5-30-19 about 11 Central. Make sure and check us out and ask your questions live! 
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May 19, 2019
Chris is Unleashed in a Raptor
48:31

Russ is ready for a farm and a tank and Chris is Raptor ready. Let's go! Are you ready for A/C season? Get your car ready.
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May 15, 2019
Russ Gives The Guys Gifts and Shannon Tries To Break It
48:03

Shiny new toys  should be given after the show. We know that now. Russ finds his inner self and listeners confirm the worst...or best... You decide. 
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May 12, 2019
Hot Crossed Buns This Episode is Smoking Hot
47:17

How hot can a seat get? We'll tell you.
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May 09, 2019
Walnut Blasting Your Car Whats Up With That
48:00

A little look into walnut blasting and what it's for. Tesla takes a dip. Automotive News and Repairs. 
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May 05, 2019
Shannons Trip To The Washington DC Auto Show
46:27

Shannon took a trip to Washington and had a cool visit to a high end auto show and a listener calls us back about our advice.
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May 01, 2019
A New Ford Is On The Horizon With Something Big Under The Hood
44:44

How do you find used car parts that are not listed for sale when you look for them? A new Ford is on the horizon.
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Apr 28, 2019
Were Ready For Summer Cruisin and Leaving The Snow Behind
51:06

How big is a Ford ignition control module? The size of a sandwich? You decide. 
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Apr 24, 2019
Were Ready For Summer Driving Are You
51:12

Summer driving is just around the corner. Its Car car month in April and time to check over your ride.
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Apr 21, 2019
The Powers Out But Were Full Of Energy
48:11

Our power went out during the show. First time ever! We made it through though. Shannon's out and were going to make fun of him.
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Apr 18, 2019
There's No Stopping What's Under The Hood
47:19

Shannon is out so Russ and Chris are making fun of him. He's out on a trip to Washington without us. Check out his auto show photos on our facebook page.
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Apr 14, 2019
The State Of The Automotive Repair Shop
49:03

What's the state of the automotive repair shop? Well listen in and we'll tell you. 
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Apr 11, 2019
Can License Plates Really Be Reinvented
49:16

License Plates are being reinvented and some folks don't like it. So many automotive things are changing so fast and we keep you posted.
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Apr 07, 2019
Your Automotive Technology Experts
48:36

Chris takes over and heads Russ and Shannon off with some great advice.
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Apr 03, 2019
A Laundry Basket Of Frozen Food Wont Last In A Hot Camaro Trunk
50:03

Folks, don't leave frozen goods in the back of your car when spring is on the way. One of our hosts may have some experience with this. Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks!

Mar 31, 2019
How's Your Battery Knowledge
57:53

A special section on batteries from our partner JCI at the end of today's show. How's your battery knowledge? Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks!

Mar 27, 2019
It's A Bad Day When Your Brakes Fail
49:47

Brake failure is never any fun but what's up with this one? What Car-song titles can you think of. Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks!

Mar 24, 2019
A Car Named Reba
49:09

Have you named a car? One of our listeners calls hers Reba. Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks!

Mar 20, 2019
What Cars Are Still Hot and What Is That Noise
47:50

Cars trend with the ages of who is still alive and collecting them. What cars are your favorite, and what the heck is that noise??
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Mar 16, 2019
When Do You Change Your Cars Oil
48:51

When you change your oil and how you take care of your car is more important now than it may have ever been. Today's cars and trucks are heavily loaded with features that rely on clean oil.

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Mar 14, 2019
New Trucks And New Engines Advance Automotive Power
49:27

The new trucks have changed and there are new drive trains with great changes in power to choose from. How much power will they add? Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks!

Mar 10, 2019
A Kid Just Wants Some Car Emblems and That's What He Got
53:00

A kid found an emblem on the roadside then wanted to get a few more and boy did he get what he asked for. Wherever you listen to the show please SUBSCRIBE and rate and review the show. It would mean a lot to us. Thanks!

Mar 07, 2019
Should You Switch Cars If You're A Older Driver Or Keep It
50:42

A listener who is in his eighties calls us about getting another car at this point in life and what he might get. Lyft has some big Automotive News and a listener is bumming about his BMW.
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Mar 03, 2019
The Squeaky Brake Gets The Grease
48:54

If it squeaks... Also how to be a good complainer. You just never know what you may hear on the show. Ford has a big recall too. 

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Feb 28, 2019
The 38 Special Automotive Mystery Machine
49:40

How many times have you replaced one part on a car? Well, this guy has probably done one more than that. Oh boy.
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Feb 24, 2019
GMs Tailgate Leaves Us Wondering
50:29

GM's New Sierra Tail Gate has a lot of function but also a lot of cost. Just one of the many new expensive vehicle features.
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Feb 21, 2019
Driving On A Frozen Lake Is Risky Business
48:53

Have you driven your snow machine on a frozen lake? How about your truck. Well it all seems to cold for us. Brr...
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Feb 17, 2019
Can A Car Start At 30 Below Zero
47:50

We've been overrun with cold cars this week but many of our listeners are giving us a good laugh as they stay warm.
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Feb 14, 2019
Car Questions Run Deep on Under The Hood
48:06

A customer wants to know about his oil pressure after using an oil flush product and more calls and automotive news.
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Feb 11, 2019
The Volcano Driver Rides Again!
50:31

Volcanos, Man Killers, Not getting what you bought. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics! 

Feb 07, 2019
Under The Hood's Shop Is Hiring say what?

A little different yes, but... The Under The Hood radio show repair shop has an opening for a tech and if you may be moving this way and are a mechanic we may the fit for you. Contact us on facebook or call the hoodie hotline at 866-594-4150 and choose the office option to talk to us. Thanks for tuning in and tuning up with the Motor Medics!

Feb 03, 2019
Car Questions Truck Question And Even Geography
50:17

We go way out today with questions and deep thought about things that are just strange. 

Jan 31, 2019
The Truck Wars Have Heated Up
49:57

The New Ram has 1000 ft lbs of torque. (When properly equipped) (:

Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics.

Jan 27, 2019
Remote Controlled Autonomous Cars
49:58

A standby driver for autonomous cars, hmm...

Jan 24, 2019
A New Automotive Questions and Answers Group For You
48:54

We have created a new facebook group just for you where you can ask car questions and get answers or help others by answering their questions. Just click on the "visit group" button under our picture on facebook

Jan 20, 2019
Start Stop Technology Do You Love It Or Hate It
47:11

Start-Stop Technology is here to stay but some folks find it kind of "Clunky" And getting I.C.E.d yes iced. What is it? Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics on Under The Hood!

Jan 16, 2019
From Anchorage To Australia The Motor Medics Cover The World
47:19

Wow! 1500 Episodes of Under The Hood! Today the guys take live calls from Alaska all the way to Australia helping their Hoodies. Shannon goes into the sports car scene. 

Jan 13, 2019
How Do You Maintain Your Car
45:56

How long will a car last? How you care for it has a lot to do with it. 

Jan 10, 2019
Do You Have A Bucket List Car
43:07

A car so powerful that it is banned from NHRA. We'll its not ours, that's for sure. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics.

Jan 06, 2019
Christmas Past is Upon Us
50:30

Christmas past is upon us but the ghost of Car Repair Present is everlasting. 

Jan 03, 2019
We Are So Ready To get Under The Hood of a Tank
50:34

Are you ready for a drive a tank show? We are!
Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics!

Dec 31, 2018
Christmas Time Is Automotive Time
49:56

What are you getting your car for Christmas?

Dec 27, 2018
No Matter Where You Tune-In You Can Tune-Up With Us
46:18

What a crazy day at the show. It always makes us smile.

Dec 24, 2018
Watch Out For Automotive Gremlins
52:04

What kind of gremlins does your car have.

Dec 20, 2018
Gm Plants Close Showing a Change On The Automotive Horizon
47:15

How will changes in the automotive market effect you and your buying choices? 

Dec 16, 2018
Shannon Needs A Pop Culture Lesson Not a Automotive Lesson
39:41

Its raining, its snowing, and... well you figure out the rest. The holidays are here and were excited! 

Dec 09, 2018
How Well Do You Know The Vehicle You Drive
46:15

Do you know your vehicle? How much can it tow? What options does it have? Get to know your ride. 

Dec 06, 2018
Why Do All These People Drive With No Headlights On
57:26

Why do we see so many cars with their lights off after dark?

Dec 02, 2018
Chris Is Starving Someone Get Him A Sandwich
47:22

Chris is ready for lunch but not before we help you with your rides. 

Nov 29, 2018
Holiday Travel Stress How Get Ready For Your Automotive Trip
48:03

Are you ready for holiday travel? The Motor Medics run down a list of a few of the items to check over before you go

Nov 25, 2018
The Rapid Change In Automotive Technology
49:05

Automotive tech is changing fast. Are we ready?

Nov 22, 2018
SEMA 2018 Russ Takes a Ride In A Self Driving Car from Aptiv
48:31

Russ was at the SEMA show and took a ride in a self driving car. SEMA2018 was amazing and there are many great new products coming to you in the automotive aftermarket soon.

Nov 18, 2018
This Automotive Show Must Be Psychic
44:47

Propane Trucks, Psychic Hosts, well not really, but we are here to help you. 

Nov 15, 2018
Get that vehicle ready for the season
47:08

Winter is coming, and here for some. Are you ready for it? Get that car ready for the season.

Nov 11, 2018
The Most Reliable Cars This Year
47:19

What is the most reliable vehicle? There is a list (: 

Nov 08, 2018
Is There A Tire Repair Scam Going On
47:56

What part of a tire can be repaired? And has Tesla Turned a corner and can they deliver? Can your car deliver you? 

Nov 05, 2018
We Thought Chris Was Crazy For Cars But He's Just Crazy
44:42

Another crazy Auto Show with the Motor Medics. How old is too old for keeping a car? We take your calls and help you keep going. Thanks for Tuning-In and Tuning-Up with the Motor Medics. 

Oct 31, 2018
The We Have Automotive Performance Performance
45:07

It's a great performance and Chris is a cut up... 

Oct 28, 2018
The Classic Automotive Show
42:51

Lots of classic cars on this week's episode.

Oct 24, 2018
Does Long Distance Driving Effect Your Car
46:55

A listener wants to know if driving non-stop long distances is hard on your engine oil. Tune-in and see what the answer is.

Oct 21, 2018
Listeners Are Stepping Up The Horsepower
46:45

A listener with a Turbo Coupe MGB has questions, we take your calls and have a little listener fun. 

Oct 17, 2018
Forza May Break Chris and Russ Visits Tesla Store
46:23

Chris thinks the new Forza Automotive game may be a distraction for his kid at school but we really think it's Chris that's enjoying the game too much.

Oct 15, 2018
Brakes Tires Shakes and Groans Automotive Illness
45:53

Russ is gone but will return next week but we have tons of automotive knowledge and fun for you.

Oct 10, 2018
Russ Is Out So Lets See How They Do
46:45

Were having a little fun with the guys but seriously. Cadillac is moving back to Detroit and there are new things on the horizon.

Oct 08, 2018
Don't Get Scammed By A Fake Warranty Company
47:20

While there are some great warranty companies out there, you may be hit up by a fake one. Buyer beware. The guys give a situation one of their own customers got into.

Oct 03, 2018
Worldwide Automotive Advice Even As Far Away As Canada
47:40

Wherever you are we have the automotive advice for you. Some companies have changed their brand names like Dodge Truck to Ram. What are your thoughts? Should they have stayed the same? 

Sep 30, 2018
Shannon Starts the Show Automotive Wonders
57:57

A special sponsor spotlight at the end of today's show. Learn more about AGM Batteries. Vehicles are ditching the side mirrors in favor of cameras. What's next.

Sep 26, 2018
Automotive Movie Legend Burt Reynolds Has Died
51:01

We lost a memory for us in the automotive world. Burt Reynolds has passed on to the great Car Show in the sky. We take your calls and help you with your rides. 

Sep 23, 2018
10 Million Ford Mustangs
45:02

The 10 millionth Ford Mustang was recently built, we give away a Brush Hero and take your automotive calls.

Sep 19, 2018
Car Fuels Kids and Automotive Maintenance
47:59

Does a cleaner fuel keep your engine clean? Do different fuels change your mileage. Are you teaching your kids about car maintenance?

Sep 16, 2018
Russ Falls Off His Rocker And The Automotive World Is On End
50:48

Do you get frustrated when you get cars repaired? We take your calls and give you automotive advice.

Sep 12, 2018
A Skunkasaurus Rex Causes A Automotive Catastrophe
51:28

A skunk that took out a car. A beef roast road block and fueling a car. All sorts of Automotive stuff.

Sep 09, 2018
Cars With No Gas Cap Whats Up With That
48:07

The gas cap is on the demise. How do they work and what do they cost? We give away a Brush Hero and take your calls. 

Sep 05, 2018