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Monthly Archives: November 2016
Talk to any mechanic and they can tell you about times it was hard to do a repair because the people who designed the car didn’t make it easy to get to a bolt or part. I’ve made a few … Continue reading
Last year I took a break from the usual post to mark Thanksgiving here in the US with a few things I’m thankful for. Instead of repeating everything from last year’s post, here’s a few to add on.
A Honda CR-V came in for some maintenance, and the rear end was sitting unusually low. Of course, we have to open up the back to see what’s loading it down so much.
For a non-mechanic, something like an engine replacement sounds like a big job. Usually those actually aren’t a bad time. What mechanics really dread are jobs that dig deep into other areas of the car.
It’s always kind of puzzling when you see a car that has stickers or emblems added on saying things like “turbo” or some other word that means it’s fast and fancy. If they’re trying to impress people who know about … Continue reading
A customer came in with a wet rear seat. The immediate suspect was the sunroof. It’s not easily possible for a sunroof to be 100% watertight when it has to be able to tilt and slide, so there are drains … Continue reading