2007-2011 Honda CR-V Automatic Transmission Fluid Replacement


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When You Have To Buy a Tool For a Job

Even if you’ve been a mechanic for years and have a toolbox full of tools, sometimes you’re missing that one crucial tool for a certain job. I once had to wait for one of the tools trucks to show up to buy a tap so I could install a trailer hitch on a car. I was lucky that the truck was coming that day, but sometimes I haven’t been so lucky.

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2012-2015 Honda Civic Manual Transmission Fluid Replacement


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Quick Tip: Check Both Sides of the Brakes

If you’re looking over a car, whether a used car you’re considering buying, or just checking over your car before a trip, one thing you should check is the brakes. But unless you have a jack or a lift, you usually can only see the outside face of the rotor and the outside pad. Sometimes that can be deceiving.

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How to Replace the Battery in a Honda


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Where’s the Refrigerant Leak?

A common car repair needed in the summer months is the air conditioning system. Over time, parts can get damaged or start leaking from age, letting the refrigerant out of the system, and causing only warm air to blow from the vents. It’s often not very easy to find these leaks.

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2011-2017 Honda Odyssey Engine Air Filter Replacement


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2014-2015 Honda Civic CVT Fluid Replacement


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Broken Engine Mount

Engines are held in cars by several engine mounts, which at the most basic are typically some sort of rubber bushing or cushion. These absorb some of the vibrations and also let the engine flex a little in relation to the car. They don’t fail very often, but when they do it can cause some problems. A Honda Civic came into the shop with a complaint of a loud rattle and vibration when the car was in gear. The customer thought it was something wrong with the transmission, but one of my first suspicions proved to be correct.

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2007-2011 Honda CR-V Cabin Air Filter Replacement


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