My best part got a new car for herself recently. Obviously it is me who is bound to work on it as long as the car is going stay with us so I’ve done a bit of preparation to make my life easier in future.
I am sure you’ve heard million times that regular service of your vehicle saves your money in a long run. This is true, but not in a way many shops like to tell you. Its not number of flushes, replaced filters and completed brake jobs that saves your money. If you do two transmission flushes in
What problem is the most difficult to diagnose? The one that does not exist when you are looking for it. I think I am particularly unlucky with those because I possess some sort of magic touch. I’ve seen a whole lot of cars that were doing all kinds of troubles for their owners but once they get
This is what some people believe in. Actually my wife does not believe that cars do break down – she never had any of her cars ever broken down (two blown tires doesn’t count). I never had any of my cars letting me down except of only one.
Here is a spark plug with clearly visible whitish tracks showing where high voltage was draining to the ground instead of jumping across air gap producing a spark. Cylinder where this spark plug was installed had misfire under load (on acceleration) at the mileage of just a bit over 60 000 km on Ford F-150
This job turned out to be interesting as it the concern in the vehicle was caused by not one but three different problems. Discovering them one after another was pretty, should I say, educative and took a lot of time and effort. The concern was described by customer as “Engine is difficult to start, requires
Do you want to see the future? Read this Wikipedia article about knowledge society. Knowledge society is coming, you can see the signs everywhere and it is quickly becoming an idea of the masses. This is what we need to survive and to prosper. Our knowledge is still extremely limited. We know very little about the
What all-season tires are good for? My answer is: they are not good for anything. In the summer all-season tires are nothing more than just “it’ll do”. They will do as long as you are not fancy hard cornering, precision feel of the road, high speed driving in the rain and extreme traction. But most of
It is so nice not to work under pressure having time to pay attention to every little detail of the job. Take this job for example – replacing two leaking axle shaft seals on some Toyota.
Paleontology is our favorite science here in Grande Prairie, isn’t it? I have to do some of it every day too.