Tag Archives: Engines

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. Advertisements

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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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Oil Pressure Switch Causing Lean Code?

This is going to be a long and technical post, but if you want to learn about car engines, this should be a good read even for the non-technician. A Honda Odyssey came into the shop with the check engine … Continue reading

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Throwback: Old Engines

Going back a few years for this one for some engines you don’t get to see every day. While I was in school, an older friend invited me to her husband’s engine shop. It was pretty cool seeing the shop, … Continue reading

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Check the Right Dipstick

Recently we had a customer come in because they checked their oil and didn’t see anything on the dipstick, so they added oil. Checked again, still nothing, so they added more. And again.

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Selections from Social Media Vol. 1

I put out new blog posts here every Monday and Thursday, but the rest of the week I’m also posting pictures on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here are some of the most interesting pictures that you may have missed if … Continue reading

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Worn-Out Pulley

I was driving my truck last week when I suddenly heard the squeal of my serpentine belt and then didn’t have any power steering. I quickly pulled over and opened the hood to find that my serpentine belt had gotten … Continue reading

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