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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

2004 Toyota Sequoia

2021-03-28T22:01:29+00:00

Toyota Sequoia

Mileage
264,744
Service Date
3/9/2021
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.
  • Rest drove and inspected vehicle. Was unable to duplicate customer concern. Checked all steering and suspension for loose, broken or missing components. All steering and suspension components are in good working condition.
  • Trip Inspection.
 
Bill W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/27/2021
2004 Toyota Sequoia 2021-03-28T22:01:29+00:00

2007 Nissan Murano

2021-03-24T22:03:50+00:00

Nissan Murano

Mileage
142,705
Service Date
3/23/2021
Services Performed
  • Install Customer Supplied Air Filter
  • Install Customer Supplied Rear Wiper Blade.
  • Replaced battery. Cleared fault codes. Test drove vehicle. No fault codes returned at this time.
  • Replaced fuel pump module. Test drove and verified repair. Fuel gauge working as designed.
  • Replaced right side sending unit. Verified fuel gauge operation.
  • Replaced spark plugs and coil boots. Requires removal of upper intake. Replaced upper intake gasket. Repaired 2 dry rotted vacuum lines at intake manifold. Cleaned throttle body during reassembly. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
  • Vehicle has fault codes P1564 – ASCD switch voltage signal out of range and P0463 – fuel level sensor circuit signal high / open. Vehicle has a very slow crank. Charged battery the tested starting and charging system. Battery will not hold the proper charge. State of health is 5%. Cold cranking amps is 400cca out of 650cca at 60 degrees. Recommend replacing battery.
 
April J. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/23/2021
2007 Nissan Murano 2021-03-24T22:03:50+00:00

2014 Ford Edge

2021-02-28T23:02:59+00:00

Ford Edge

Mileage
39,408
Service Date
2/26/2021
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.
 
Barbara C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/27/2021
2014 Ford Edge 2021-02-28T23:02:59+00:00

2005 Ford Expedition

2021-02-19T23:00:41+00:00

Ford Expedition

Mileage
174,819
Service Date
2/12/2021
Services Performed
  • Replaced power brake booster. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
  • Replaced serpentine accessory drive belt. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
  • Test drove vehicle and confirmed customer concern. Inspected vehicle and found power brake booster leaking vacuum when applying brakes. Recommend replacing power brake booster. Serpentine belt is dry cracking and needs to be replaced soon. Vehicle has a driver side exhaust leak on cold start up.
 
Ariel E. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/18/2021
2005 Ford Expedition 2021-02-19T23:00:41+00:00

2014 Chevrolet Cruze

2021-02-18T23:00:51+00:00

Chevrolet Cruze

Mileage
80,841
Service Date
2/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Replace left front window regulator with customer supplied parts.
 
Eugene F. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/17/2021
2014 Chevrolet Cruze 2021-02-18T23:00:51+00:00

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2021-02-18T23:00:27+00:00

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
184,741
Service Date
1/29/2021
Services Performed
  • Did not find valve cover gaskets leaking. Engine oil is leaking from damaged timing cover and upper oil pan.
  • Inspected vehicle and scanned for fault codes. Found fault codes P0016 – Crank angle incorrect and P0128 – thermostat threshold below operating temperature. Recommend start with replacing harmonic balancer and timing cover then test drive vehicle to see if any fault codes return.
  • Inspected vehicle and verified customer concern. Found harmonic balancer has made contact with timing cover and upper oil pan. The harmonic balancer is coming apart and is rotating at an angle. Recommend to start with replacing harmonic balancer, serpentine belt, timing cover and upper oil pan. There may be more repairs needed once timing components are inspected once timing cover is removed.
 
Shelby L. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/17/2021
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 2021-02-18T23:00:27+00:00

2004 Toyota 4Runner

2021-02-03T23:00:59+00:00

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
142,789
Service Date
1/27/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer states maintenance light is on. Please check & advise.
  • 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.
 
Joyce S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/30/2021
2004 Toyota 4Runner 2021-02-03T23:00:59+00:00

2013 Ford F-150

2021-01-30T23:01:52+00:00

Ford F-150

Mileage
104,338
Service Date
1/28/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle and confirmed customer concern. Pressure test cooling system and found coolant leak from water pump. Water pump bearing has come apart. Recommend replacing water pump. Also replace thermostat due to engine getting hot. Found fitting on air intake tube broken off that goes from intake tube to valve cover. Will need to replace air intake tube.
  • 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 water pump and thermostat. Filled engine cooling system to the proper level. Brought engine up to operating temperature and verified engine cooling system operation. Test drove vehicle and verified repair.
 
Lance J. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2021
2013 Ford F-150 2021-01-30T23:01:52+00:00