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2005 Ford Pickup

2021-08-17T22:00:29+00:00

Ford Pickup

Mileage
104,082
Service Date
8/9/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected the vehicle and confirmed customer concern. Connected vehicle to scan tool and scanned systems for fault codes. No fault codes were present at this time. Test drove vehicle with scan tool connected. No misfires were recorded. Test drove vehicle on multiple road type. At 35 miles per hour attempted to accelerate up hill and automatic transmission slipped until manually down shifted. Vehicle may need automatic transmission rebuilt or replaced.
 
DIXON E. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/16/2021
2005 Ford Pickup 2021-08-17T22:00:29+00:00

2014 Jeep Patriot

2021-08-04T22:00:46+00:00

Jeep Patriot

Mileage
157,957
Service Date
7/30/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and confirmed customers concern. Found serpentine belt tensioner bearing bad and making noise. Could possible have some noise from alternator. Tested alternator and it is charging properly. Vehicle is 300 miles from being due for engine oil and filter change. On test drive felt slight transmission slip between gears. Transmission fluid is dark and needs to be serviced.
  • Replaced serpentine belt tensioner. Verified tensioner operation. Most noise is gone. Alternator is intermittently making a bearing noise. Will need to replace alternator soon.
  • Serviced automatic transmission. Refilled transmission to the proper level. Added transmission additive. Performed scan tool procedure for verify fluid level. Test drove vehicle and verified transmission operation.
  • Replaced alternator assembly. Verified alternator charging at manufacture recommended voltage. Verified all noises when accelerating are repaired.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection.
  • Reset Oil Change / Maintenance Reminder
 
Katie J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2021
2014 Jeep Patriot 2021-08-04T22:00:46+00:00

2015 Honda Civic

2021-07-15T22:01:38+00:00

Honda Civic

Mileage
62,996
Service Date
7/13/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle. Found engine air filter dirty and needs to be replaced. Transmission fill plug was laying on top of transmission and dipstick was not pushed in. Put fill plug back in transmission and verified transmission fluid level.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection.
  • Reset Oil Change / Maintenance Reminder
 
Ashley M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/14/2021
2015 Honda Civic 2021-07-15T22:01:38+00:00

2007 Toyota RAV4

2021-06-25T22:01:41+00:00

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
109,766
Service Date
6/23/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and did find residue of oil in the front crank seal area. Could not determine that front crank seal is leaking. Cleaned oil residue from engine assembly. Added engine oil dye and ran engine. Inspected with uv light no leak detected at this time. Recommend rechecking for leak on next service.
  • Inspected vehicle steering and suspension for loose, worn or damaged parts. No part found that need to be replaced or repaired at this time. performed inspection on rest of vehicle. Found engine air filter dirty and needs to be replaced. Automatic transmission fluid is dark and due to be serviced.
  • Replaced automatic transmission filter. Resealed transmission oil pan with new gasket. Fill transmission with the proper level of transmission fluid. Test drove vehicle and verified transmission operation.
 
Natalie S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/24/2021
2007 Toyota RAV4 2021-06-25T22:01:41+00:00

2017 RAM 2500 HD

2021-06-23T22:02:13+00:00

RAM 2500 HD

Mileage
69,657
Service Date
6/22/2021
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and Filter. Check and top of all Fluids as nessesary
  • Reset Oil Change / Maintenance Reminder
  • Inspected vehicle for worn, damaged or missing parts and components. No repairs or replacements needed at this time. All fluid are in good condition and at proper levels.
 
Mark J. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2021
2017 RAM 2500 HD 2021-06-23T22:02:13+00:00

2004 Toyota 4Runner

2021-06-18T22:01:01+00:00

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
144,790
Service Date
6/4/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and verified customer concern. Found blower motor intermittently seized. Recommend replacing blower motor assemble and cabin air filter.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection.
  • Reset Oil Change / Maintenance Reminder
  • Replaced HVAC blower motor assembly and cabin air filter. Ran HVAC system in all modes and verified repair.
 
Joyce S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2021
2004 Toyota 4Runner 2021-06-18T22:01:01+00:00

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2021-06-03T22:04:13+00:00

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
189,790
Service Date
6/2/2021
Services Performed
  • Scanned vehicle systems for fault codes. Found fault codes P0016 – crankshaft / camshaft timing bank 1 shaft 1 misalignment, C1562 – ride height air pump control – over heat, B104A-2A – memory switch input, B157B – satellite region mismatch, U0231 – lost communication with light rain sensing module and B1A10 – remote keyless entry. All codes were historical. Cleared codes and will have customer drive vehicle and bring back if codes return.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection.
  • Reset Oil Change / Maintenance Reminder
 
Shelby L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/2/2021
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2021-06-03T22:04:13+00:00

2017 RAM 1500

2021-05-25T22:01:35+00:00

RAM 1500

Mileage
99,531
Service Date
5/20/2021
Services Performed
  • Install Customer Supplied Exhaust Manifolds.
  • Removed 3 broken off studs from cylinder heads. 2 on the right side and 1 from the left side.
  • Replaced left side exhaust manifold. Test drove and verified repair.
  • Replaced right side exhaust manifold. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
 
Eric K. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/24/2021
2017 RAM 1500 2021-05-25T22:01:35+00:00

2004 Mazda 6

2021-05-01T22:00:47+00:00

Mazda 6

Mileage
213,647
Service Date
4/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Flushed out power steering system. Refilled to proper level. Added power steering conditioner. Test drove and verified power steering operation.
  • Inspected vehicle and got it to start with accelerator pedal depressed to the floor. Engine had heavy gasoline build up. Found air filter dirty and needs to be replaced. Spark plugs are over gaped. Recommend replacing spark plugs. Vehicle may have misfire. Will need to replace spark plugs first. Engine oil and filter are due to be replaced. Power steering is dirty and needs to be service. Rear disc brake pads are below 1mm remaining and rotors are below minimum thickness. Recommend replacing rear disc brake pads and rotors. Front disc brake rotors have rust build up. Will need to clean rust from front rotors. Vehicle battery is weak and needs to be replaced. Both front CV axles have torn boot. Recommend replacing both front CV axles.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection.
  • Replaced left front CV axle assembly. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
  • Replaced rear disc brake pads and rotors. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
  • Replaced right front CV axle assembly. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
  • Replaced spark plugs and 3 of the ignition coil connectors due to the connectors being heat cracked. After replacing spark plugs and connectors found Ignition coils 1, 3, and 5 intermittently misfiring. Replaced ignition coil 1, 3 and 5.. test drove vehicle and verified repairs.
 
Gavin B. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2021
2004 Mazda 6 2021-05-01T22:00:47+00:00

2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

2021-05-01T22:00:34+00:00

Chevrolet TrailBlazer

Mileage
177,826
Service Date
4/2/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and found battery cables not making contact with battery. Attached battery cable correctly to battery. Vehicle now starts.
  • Inspected vehicle ignition system. verified power and ground to ignition. Power and ground are present. Found lock control solenoid intermittently not operating and releasing ignition lock cylinder to go into the key release position. Removed cover from floor shifter and tested park interlock solenoid. Shift interlock responds to brake pedal being depressed but will intermittently not send voltage to ignition switch to release key. Recommend replacing shift interlock solenoid.
  • Inspected vehicle. Found left front lower rear control arm bushing has come apart and has excessive movement. Recommend replacing both lower control arm bushings. Left tie rod lock nut was loose. Threads on inner and outer tie rod are damaged. Vehicle is unsafe to drive in this condition. Recommend replacing left front inner and outer tie rods and realigning vehicle. Rear disc brake pads are at or below 1 mm remaining and rotors are below minimum thickness. Recommend replacing rear disc brake pads and rotors. Engine air filter is dirty and needs to be replaced. Engine oil and filter is due to be replaced.
  • Replaced Shift interlock solenoid. Verified shift lever operation. Verified key release lock solenoid is operating as designed.
 
Branden S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2021
2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 2021-05-01T22:00:34+00:00