2007-2011 Honda CR-V Engine Air Filter Replacement


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The Cleanest Rusted-Out Ford

When a dealership decides that a trade-in isn’t worth selling, it often goes into a wholesale auction where other dealers buy them. Often these cars are older, high mileage, rusted out, or just not worth fixing to sell at a dealership with higher standards. Once in a while there’s something in the wholesale line that catches the eye of a mechanic, and that happened a couple weeks ago.

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Check Your Spare Tire Pressure


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Overfilled Transmission, Broken Wires

A second-generation Honda Insight came into the shop with a complaint of low power when accelerating, and the transmission “D” indicator was flashing. When I pulled it in, it was clearly something going wrong with the transmission.

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2013-2017 Honda Accord CVT Fluid Replacement


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Mice In Cars Isn’t Good

I’ve had to deal with damage from animals under the hood of cars multiple times. A lot of times it’s just the remnants of a small nest something started building, sometimes it’s pieces of food or droppings, or even chewed wires. I haven’t seen many get inside cars, but that can be a big mess.

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Rebuilding My Truck’s Rear Brakes Part 2


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Corroded Airbag Sensor Wire

A Honda Civic came into the shop needing an SRS light diagnosis. This light indicates that there’s something wrong with the airbag system. On Hondas from the early half of the 2000’s, this is often caused by a faulty seat belt buckle switch, and is often covered under warranty, but this was newer than that, so it could be anything.

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2013-2017 Honda Accord Rear Brake Caliper Replacement


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Similarly Damaged Civics

It’s not that uncommon to have two of the same model and color car in the shop at the same time, but not often that they have very similar damage.

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