Chevrolet Astro 4.3l Crank No Start

1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L engine cranks but will not start. This would normally be fairly easy problem to diagnosis. The problem is consistent so we just begin the process of elimination. We need fuel, ignition and good compression to fire. Listening to the engine crank I can tell there is compression so I will start with fuel. Checking the fuel… Read More

Lexus RX300 Battery Drains Parasitic Draw

This 2001 Lexus RX300 would drain the battery periodically when the vehicle sits. After testing for a parasitic draw and none found we performed the normal electrical system tests and returned the vehicle. The battery load test was weak but not completely failing, I was confident that it was not the cause of the problem. I have seen battery failure… Read More

98 Ford F150 Runs Rich Black Smoke

This is a 1998 Ford F150 4.2L 6 cylinder MT 5spd RWD with about 98,000 miles on it. This is just one of those crazy problems that threw me for a loop so I figured I would share the problem. Has anybody ever seen this before? Please read and comment below, thanks. Vehicle runs rich, blows black smoke, b1s1 and… Read More

Subaru Forester Wind Noise Problem + Repair

Does your Subaru have wind noise? This problem is noticeable above 30mph and excessively loud at freeway speeds. I have only seen this problem with Subaru Foresters but I’m pretty sure it applies to the Subaru Legacy or even the Baja. As long as the door has the same style triangle pillars and rubber seal. The vehicle shown in the… Read More