Tag Archives: Engines

Broken Engine Mount Bolts

I had a late model Honda CR-V come in for a noise complaint. The customer said there was a rattle when taking off from a stop. I heard it immediately, and when I lifted it I found that the transmission/transfer … Continue reading

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Quick Fix: Dielectric Grease

Recently my 1997 Civic had started running roughly and misfiring in the morning. Based on what my car did after driving through a puddle once I had an idea what the problem might be.

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So Long, 2003 Accord

After many faithful years of service to my family, our 2003 Honda Accord has been decommissioned.

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Wrong Spark Plugs

I recently had an older Honda Odyssey come into the shop for a few recalls and other repairs, and found that it had some codes in the computer indicating misfires. It was misfiring on all 6 cylinders. First thing to … Continue reading

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Engine Bay Megaphone

This time on “you found what under the hood?!”…

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Self-Destructing Camshaft

I had a 2001 Nissan Altima in for an oil change, and I noticed a noise coming from the engine. It was little bit like a rod knock, but higher pitched and higher up in the engine.

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Junkyard Engines

When there’s a big problem with an engine so it needs to be replaced, usually the cheapest fix is to get an engine from a junkyard. However, you should always try to buy from a place that gives a warranty … Continue reading

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