Author Archives: Dan

2012-2015 Honda Civic Door Panel Removal

New blog post or video every Monday, plus pictures throughout the week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Watch Mechanical Malarkey on YouTube! Mechanical Malarkey T-shirts, hats, and stickers are available to order! -Dan

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“The Other Shop Said…”

Sometimes a car comes in that a customer had taken to another shop, but the other shop didn’t have the tools or specialty expertise to complete a repair. Sometimes a car comes in that another shop couldn’t figure out what … Continue reading

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2005-2010 Pontiac G6 Rear Brake Caliper Replacement

New blog post or video every Monday, plus pictures throughout the week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Watch Mechanical Malarkey on YouTube! Mechanical Malarkey T-shirts, hats, and stickers are available to order! -Dan

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2003-2007 Honda Accord Wiper Linkage Replacement

New blog post or video every Monday, plus pictures throughout the week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Watch Mechanical Malarkey on YouTube! Mechanical Malarkey T-shirts, hats, and stickers are available to order! -Dan

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Mystery Noise on a Brand New Car

Trying to diagnose noises in cars is often a pain. If it’s something that happens while driving, you have to either try to figure out where it’s coming from while you’re driving, or pull someone else away from what they’re … Continue reading

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Streamlight Stylus Pro USB Flashlight Review

New blog post or video every Monday, plus pictures throughout the week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Watch Mechanical Malarkey on YouTube! Mechanical Malarkey T-shirts, hats, and stickers are available to order! -Dan

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Capless Fuel Filler Seal Failure

Most customers that come into the shop to get a problem diagnosed don’t know what the actual problem is, just the symptoms. Sometimes people come in and tell us what they think the problem is, but they might not be … Continue reading

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2013-2017 Honda Accord Inner & Outer Tie Rod Replacement

New blog post or video every Monday, plus pictures throughout the week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Watch Mechanical Malarkey on YouTube! Mechanical Malarkey T-shirts, hats, and stickers are available to order! -Dan

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Scraping Noise From Brakes…Caused by Washers?

At first glance it looked like a pretty typical repair order: scraping noise from the rear of a Honda Accord. Most likely going to be rear brakes, with a good chance of needing calipers as well due to the parking … Continue reading

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How I Remove Rusty Sway Bar Links

New blog post or video every Monday, plus pictures throughout the week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Watch Mechanical Malarkey on YouTube! Mechanical Malarkey T-shirts, hats, and stickers are available to order! -Dan

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