Category Archives: In The Shop

Bad Welding In My Way

I was starting work on a steering rack replacement, which requires lower the subframe a few inches. While preparing to remove the bolts holding the subframe, I discovered a problem. Advertisements

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Brake Light Fuse Keeps Blowing

Usually if a fuse blows, it means that there is an electrical fault in the circuit that it protects. However, a lot of times, when a fuse blows, people will just replace the fuse and not check to see why … Continue reading

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What Is An Engine Block Heater?

I’m often tasked with installing accessories on new cars that get sold at the dealership I work at. Recently I installed an engine block heater for the first time.

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Ran Over a Trailer Hitch

It’s usually not good to run over things in the road. This customer hit something much worse that did a lot of damage.

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Malfunctioning Ignition

An older Civic was towed in to the dealership because the ignition wouldn’t work and they wanted a new key cut. I was handed two keys for the car, one was an aftermarket key, and the other was a Honda … Continue reading

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Red Means Racecar, Right?

Most people leave their cars looking the way they came from the factory, but some people like to personalize them. A lot of the time, their modifications are to make the car perform better, or just look like it performs … Continue reading

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Doing a Hack Repair the Right Way

The repair order said that the right turn signal was out, replace the bulb. Usually when bulbs are out it’s just a bad bulb, but after throwing one in, it still wasn’t working. Obviously this meant it had to be … Continue reading

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