Tag Archives: Throwback

Throwback: Blown-Out Spark Plug

It’s a throwback post today, going way back to 2016 and a damaged engine. Originally posted December 1st, 2016. A Honda Element got hauled in on a tow truck one night. Big misfire, running horribly when we drove it into … Continue reading

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Throwback: Overheated Engine

Today’s throwback post is a little different than usual. This is a post that I was told I couldn’t post by the dealership I worked at the time. I no longer work there, so here it is. Originally posted November … Continue reading

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Throwback: Animals in Cars

Today is a throwback to a few interesting discoveries of animal evidence in cars. Originally posted January 28th, 2016. One of the last things you want to find in your car is an animal. Another bad thing is finding evidence … Continue reading

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Throwback: Identical Mismatched Tires

This was one of the more unusual problems I diagnosed on a car, so I’m bringing this post from 2016 up again. Now this was a strange one. A customer came in because she had gotten her tires replaced at … 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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Throwback: Surprise Passenger

Going back a couple years for a throwback to a special visitor in the shop. It’s a regular Saturday morning at work, when one of the techs finds some fur in the engine compartment of a car he just pulled … Continue reading

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Throwback: Coil Spring Modification

Taking another look back at a post from two years ago. Don’t do this to your car. There are ways to lower the ride height of your car that aren’t that bad. This was not one of those ways.

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