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Pet Peeve: Messy Oil Changes

One of my frequent pet peeves is when the design of a car makes every oil change messy. Often times it’s the placement of the oil filter. Sometimes it’s just on the side of the engine, causing oil to run … Continue reading

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Bad Dipstick Location

In yet another edition of “what was the engineer thinking?” we have an example from Ford.

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Subaru Oil Filter

There are a lot of times that a mechanic has to wonder what the engineers that designed the car were thinking. Bolts barely accessible with any wrench, parts in odd places, etc.

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