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Rear Brakes Noisy But No Money To Fix Car

A customer came in with a complaint of his brakes making a grinding sound on his car. He said that it just started. We get that a lot- “It just…

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Ford Taurus Used Car Transmission Failure

So my shop took in several Ford Taurus vehicles for our used car stock. I was to inspect and re-condition them before they went up for sale. Normally we take…

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Where is The Thermostat on Chevrolet Trailblazer

This article comes about by the seemingly mass confusion of where the thermostat is located on 2002 and up Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy and similar body styles with the 4.2…

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Saturday Was No Fun For This Auto Mechanic

Alright, have you ever had one of those days where everything went wrong? Well, today was one of those days! First off, it was about as hot and humid as…

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Chevrolet Camaro Engine Light And Lean Codes

So, today I had an older model Camaro, 2001, high mileage, and not very well maintained.  It came in with the check engine light on, and had codes stored for…

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Battery Failure Causes In Cars and Trucks

Here’s an interesting article on something that just happened to me and my family this past weekend. I get customers all the time wondering how an electronic component on their…

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