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Monthly Archives: July 2016
This week I’m actually not at the Honda shop, but at a summer camp. For several years now I’ve spent some time each year working at camp. I usually work with the facility maintenance guys. We do stuff like work … Continue reading
It’s a regular Saturday morning at work, when one of the techs finds some fur in the engine compartment of a car he just pulled in. It turned out to be a live cat that rode for 45 minutes next … Continue reading
When a tire gets a puncture, usually it can repaired with a tire plug.
Usually when you get a flat tire, you need to immediately put on your spare tire. Some cars don’t have the space for a spare tire, so they come with either liquid tire sealant, or the car is equipped with … Continue reading
Once in a while I see cars with damage on the underside. On a truck or SUV I would assume that the damage was from off-roading, but then there’s the damaged compact sedans. Did they run over something in the … Continue reading
One of my frequent pet peeves is when the design of a car makes every oil change messy. Often times it’s the placement of the oil filter. Sometimes it’s just on the side of the engine, causing oil to run … Continue reading
For a mechanic, time is money. The more we get done, the more money we make. So it’s often worth spending some money on tools that help us get jobs done faster.