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Power Steering Fluid Contaminated With Engine Oil

Ok ..so not all my buddies are all that hip on actual GUY stuff!! I check my fluids, pressure, heater hoses, tires…blah blah. ”Everyday” (well morning). So I’m in a hurry and ask a buddy….. Please go check my oil. Add if needed! So out the door I go. And yes I have to check behind all! Boy am I glad I did! I look…

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Expensive Mechanics Tools Required To Repair Your Vehicle

Here’s a big one that we as mechanics are always unrecognized for…..our tools! The everyday average person has no idea of the equipment and tools needed these days to repair a vehicle. Experienced journeyman technicians can have upwards of $50,000 in tools alone, and sometimes even much higher than that! Everyone usually starts out the same in this field. A small, cheap toolbox, just the…

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Auto Repair Customer Do’s and Dont’s

After writing my last article, I had some thoughts on some other things that the everyday dealership customer should know. When you bring your car into a dealership for repair, their goal is to make you happy. Fixing your car properly, being friendly towards you, and just making your experience there a pleasant one. Everyone at the dealership is there to service the customer. What…

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2007 Chevy Equinox Freon Pressure Problem

2007 Chevy Equinox: HVAC A/C- 1) A/C on/off button not functioning, press to off and system still running as A/C, toggling/pressing repeatedly still no change 2) system ices up (suction hose) when on low fan but doesn’t on high fan? ProTech: Does the compressor come on right away when starting the truck with the A/C button off? A/C compressor does come on right away with…

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Hot Air Blowing From Vents With Air Conditioning On

With the very, very hot temperatures the country has been experiencing lately, especially the Midwest, I thought I would write a bit about how these temperature can affect your car’s air conditioning system. Basically, the hotter it is, the less effective the air conditioning becomes. This can be a real annoyance, since we all like to be cool in the summer. This past week especially,…

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