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2004 Toyota 4Runner

2023-01-26T23:11:13+00:00

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
156,878
Service Date
1/12/2023
Services Performed
  • 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
 
Joyce S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/24/2023
2004 Toyota 4Runner 2023-01-26T23:11:13+00:00

2008 Ford Pickup

2022-12-28T23:00:06+00:00

Ford Pickup

Mileage
166,693
Service Date
12/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and found coolant is leaking from under the intake manifold and running down the back side of engine
 
Carl B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/23/2022
2008 Ford Pickup 2022-12-28T23:00:06+00:00

2016 Chevrolet Spark

2022-12-21T22:58:30+00:00

Chevrolet Spark

Mileage
42,860
Service Date
12/8/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and verified customers concern. Test battery and found it had 0 volts. Charged battery and got vehicle to start. Vehicle ran poorly for about 5 minutes then cleared up. Check engine light was flashing then went off. Scanned vehicle systems for fault codes. Fault code P0300 – misfire detected was stored but not active. Test vehicle charging system. Alternator is currently producing 14.5 volts under a load. Recommend replacing vehicle battery and retesting system.
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  • Replaced vehicle battery and retested systems. Vehicle passed starting and charging system test. Cleared fault codes and test drove vehicle. No codes returned.
 
Avery K. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/19/2022
2016 Chevrolet Spark 2022-12-21T22:58:30+00:00

2014 Ford Escape

2022-12-09T23:01:29+00:00

Ford Escape

Mileage
102,747
Service Date
12/8/2022
Services Performed
  • Test drove vehicle and verified customers concern. Verified all HVAC controls are working properly. Check Vehicles cooling system and found coolant level very low. Filled coolant to the proper level and heater is now working properly. Pressure tested cooling and let it sit for 24 hour and monitored leak down. Coolant pressure did leak down. Removed spark plugs and checked for signs of coolant in combustion chambers. No coolant found in cylinders. Found coolant hoses to transmission warmer leaking. Recommend replacing transmission warmer hoses and retest for any additional leaks.
  • Scanned vehicle system for fault codes. Found fault code P0217 – coolant over temperature condition. No active reduced power condition present at this time. Reduced power condition was active due to very low coolant in cooling system.
  • Replaced both transmission warmer coolant hoses. Refilled cooling system to the proper level. Brought engine up to operating temperature and verified cooling system operation. Cleared all fault codes and test drove vehicle. no codes returned and verified no additional leaks found at this time.
 
Rosie M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/8/2022
2014 Ford Escape 2022-12-09T23:01:29+00:00

2014 Jeep Compass

2022-11-15T22:59:05+00:00

Jeep Compass

Mileage
93,069
Service Date
11/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and confirmed customers concern. Test starting and charging systems. Battery failed starting test with 200 cold cranking amps out 525. State of battery health is 0%. Recommend replacing battery and retesting systems.
  • 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 battery and retested starting and charging systems. Vehicle passed starting and charging test.
 
Molly J. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/11/2022
2014 Jeep Compass 2022-11-15T22:59:05+00:00

2014 Buick Encore

2022-10-19T21:59:40+00:00

Buick Encore

Mileage
56,326
Service Date
10/14/2022
Services Performed
  • Test drove vehicle. Was unable to duplicate any kind of whining noise. Inspected engine compartment with engine at different rpms. No unusual noise heard at this time. Scanned vehicle systems for fault codes. Found fault code P0171 – system too lean bank 1. Inspected vehicle for possible intake leak causing unmetered air to get engine. Found crank case ventilation diaphragm in valve cover leaking. Recommend replacing engine valve cover. engine air filter is dirty. Cleaned mass air flow meter. Upon inspection found automatic transmission fluid is dark and due to be serviced.
  • Inspected cooling system for leaks. No visual leaks found. Pressure test cooling system and no leaks were found at this time.
  • Replaced valve cover. Coil pack boots tore coming out and cracking coil pack. Replaced ignition system coil pack. Cleared fault codes and test drove vehicle. No fault codes returned.
  • Service transmission. Refilled transmission to the proper level. Brought transmission up to operating temperature and verified fluid level. Test drove vehicle and verified automatic transmission operation.
 
Dawn P. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/18/2022
2014 Buick Encore 2022-10-19T21:59:40+00:00

2014 Ford Escape

2022-10-14T22:00:59+00:00

Ford Escape

Mileage
99,474
Service Date
10/13/2022
Services Performed
  • 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
 
Rosie M. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/13/2022
2014 Ford Escape 2022-10-14T22:00:59+00:00

2009 Dodge Dakota

2022-10-14T21:58:52+00:00

Dodge Dakota

Mileage
92,331
Service Date
10/10/2022
Services Performed
  • Test drove vehicle and inspected brake system. Front disc brake pads have 4mm remaining and rear drum shoes have 5mm remaining. No noise heard on test drive. Upon inspection found front tires outer edges have excessive wear and rear tires are at 3/32 remaining. Recommend replacing tires and aligning vehicle.
  • 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
  • Mount & Balance 4 Passenger Tires
  • TWO WHEEL ALIGNMENT – Adjustment – Front Axle – [DOES NOT include straightening or replacement of components.]
 
Bill W. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2022
2009 Dodge Dakota 2022-10-14T21:58:52+00:00

2006 Buick Lucerne

2022-10-02T21:58:56+00:00

Buick Lucerne

Mileage
140,132
Service Date
9/29/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and verified customer concern. Charged vehicle battery over night. After charging battery only had a 60% charge and 525 cold cranking amps out 850. Tested charging system. Alternator charging at 14.2 volts. Test electrical system for parasitic draw. Electrical draw on battery with all systems asleep is below manufactures allowed voltage. No unusual draw found. Vehicle battery needs to be replaced. possible bad cell.
  • Replaced battery and retested starting and charging systems. Vehicle passed both test.
 
Rachael A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/1/2022
2006 Buick Lucerne 2022-10-02T21:58:56+00:00

2014 Jeep Compass

2022-09-20T21:58:54+00:00

Jeep Compass

Mileage
89,043
Service Date
9/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Inspected struts for signs of wear and needing to be replaced. All struts are in good working condition. Tires are wearing evenly. Inside of all tires is weather cracking with drivers rear being the worst. Recommend replacing all 4 tires.
  • Test drove vehicle several times and different speeds. Was unable to duplicate sound customer was concerned about. Inspected drivetrain, steering and suspension for worn, broken or missing components. All components are in good working condition.
  • Test drove vehicle and confirmed customers concern. Inspected vehicle and found spark plugs are over gaped and need to be replaced. Throttle body has heavy carbon build up. Recommend replacing spark plugs, coil boots and performing air intake and fuel system service. Transmission, transfer case and rear differential fluids are dark and need to be serviced.
  • Replaced spark plugs and direct ignition coil boots. Test drove vehicle and verified engine performance.
  • Performed 3 Part Air Intake & Fuel System Service.
  • 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
  • Serviced automatic transmission. Refilled transmission tom proper level. Brought transmission up to operating temperature and verified fluid level. Test drove vehicle and verified transmission operation.
  • Serviced transfer case. Refilled transfer case to the proper level.
  • Serviced rear differential. Refilled differential to the proper level.
 
Molly J. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/16/2022
2014 Jeep Compass 2022-09-20T21:58:54+00:00