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Cooling System Problems?

Check engine light on, thermostat/coolant temperature sensor failure Tutorial: Thermostat Assembly Replacement Vehicle: 2004 Audi A-4 Quattro 1.8L Turbo   This vehicle has no drivability concerns at all. the check engine light is on with the codes displayed above. CTS (coolant temperature sensor) signal values are within range in relevance to the ambient temperature. The reason for the diagnostic trouble… Read More

Subaru’s Common Failure

Common problems and failures you can expect when owning a Subaru COMING SOON!!!!

When to change your engine oil

When is my Oil Change really due? When asked, you may hear answers such as every 3000, 5000 or 7500 miles, or when the vehicle’s oil monitor indicates that this service is necessary. It is no wonder consumers are confused. The simplest answer… well, there is no simple answer! In fact, there is no interval that applies to most vehicles.… Read More

Preventative Maintenance

What Will Preventative Maintenance Do For Me? Help improve fuel economy Help your vehicle deliver peak performance at any age Find minor problems early to avoid major malfunctions later Reveal cracks, frays, leaks and bulges in belts and hoses Ensure that oil, radiator, battery, power steering, brake and automatic transmission fluids are checked, changed and filled to recommended levels Helps your… Read More

Check Engine Lite On? READ THIS!!!!!!!

What The Check Engine Light Means What to do If your check engine light comes on: If your “check engine” light illuminates don’t react like one Connecticut motorist, who simply poured an extra quart of engine oil into her 2002 Toyota Corolla. Although extreme situations, such as low oil pressure or an overheating engine, might trigger a “check engine” light,… Read More

Brake Inspection: How to Know When You May Need Brakes…..

What’s Wrong With My Brakes? A high-pitched scraping or squealing noise that goes away when you step on the brake tells you that the brake pads could be worn. A grinding, metal-against-metal sound when braking indicates that your brake pads or shoes may be completely worn away, and you are now damaging the rotors or drums. If your brake pedal… Read More

Cabin Air Filter, Why and When To Replace?

Automotive cabin air filters  How often do you change your cabin air filter? The cabin air filter is typically a pleated-paper filter that is placed in the outside-air intake for the vehicle’s passenger compartment. Some of these filters are rectangular and similar in shape to the combustion air filter. Others are uniquely shaped to fit the available space of particular… Read More

Automotive Electrical System Testing

Automotive Electrical System Testing                 This tutorial is going to be on basic automotive electrical system AVR tests.  AVR stands for Amps, Voltage and Resistance. When performing an electrical system diagnosis it will be broken down into three main systems. Your starting system, charging system and capacacity “battery”. NAVAGATION:  Battery  Testing Charging System Starting System Parasitic Draw Testing Insulated Circuit Testing(volt… Read More

Transmission Flush, When and when not to flush transmission

How a Transmission Flush Works A transmission flush procedure is generally performed using equipment that either runs off the transmission pump or has its own pump built into the machine. The machines are connected to the transmission cooler lines, and while the old fluid is pumped out the new fluid is delivered at the same quantity and time. Sometimes there… Read More