Cheesburger Leads To Car Woes The Car Talk guys have heard a lot of bizarre auto problems, but probably not this one. A woman in Charlotte, N.C., noticed her car was acting strangely -- stopping and starting and stopping again. Her trusty mechanic discovered the problem: A cheeseburger -- and pickle -- inside the gas tank.
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Cheesburger Leads To Car Woes

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DON GONYEA, host:

Good morning. I'm Don Gonyea.

The�CAR TALK guys have heard a lot of bizarre auto problems, but probably not this one. A woman in Charlotte, North Carolina, noticed her car was acting strangely - stopping and starting and stopping again. Her trusty mechanic discovered the problem: a cheeseburger and pickle inside the gas tank. The damage came to about $1,000. No clues on how it got there. But scientists thank her for ruling out burgers as a new flex fuel.

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