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2016 Ford Explorer

2020-06-30T22:00:30+00:00

Ford Explorer

Mileage
85,060
Service Date
6/11/2020
Services Performed
  • (Combination) – ENGINE OIL – Drain & Refill All Applicable Models
 
Barbara L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/27/2020
2016 Ford Explorer 2020-06-30T22:00:30+00:00

2010 BMW 535i

2020-06-28T22:01:13+00:00

BMW 535i

Mileage
90,217
Service Date
6/24/2020
Services Performed
  • Upon initial inspection, found battery depleted. Charged battery using trickle down charging system. Battery appears to be ok at this time. Was able to start vehicle after charging battery. Confirmed misfire. Scanned for codes. P0300- Misfire detected P0302- Cylinder 2 Misfire P0304- Cylinder 4 Misfire Inspected coils. Found #4 coil not installed completely. Installed coil. Misfire subsided to minor misfire versus major misfire. Suspect minor misfire due to fouled plugs. Recommend plugs and coils due to improper installation.
 
Alexander B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2020
2010 BMW 535i 2020-06-28T22:01:13+00:00

2009 Ford Mustang

2020-06-23T22:00:39+00:00

Ford Mustang

Mileage
158,482
Service Date
6/19/2020
Services Performed
  • BLOWER MOTOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • CHECK & ADVISE
  • Unclogging and Cleaning Cowl
 
Athenia S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2020
2009 Ford Mustang 2020-06-23T22:00:39+00:00

2014 GMC Sierra 1500

2020-04-02T22:00:41+00:00

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
92,798
Service Date
3/27/2020
Services Performed
  • Drained transfer case via drain plug. Removed propeller shaft from front axle and removed slip yoke from front transfer case output shaft. Seal is seized on to output shaft of transfer case due to extended period of leak present. Requires additional 0.5 FRH to remove. Removed seized seal, and inspected output shaft and seal mating surface for damage during removal. No issues found. Installed NEW seal, and reassembled in reverse order. Filled with 1.6 qts of Dexron VI fluid per OEM specification. Seal now operating as designed.
  • Removed (4) bolts to gain access to front transfer case output shaft seal. After completing repair, reassembled in reverse order.
  • Removed air filter upper cover. NOTE: (1) screw for housing cover has pulled itself through mounting bore. Removed lower air filter housing. Removed cover for bulb housing. Removed bulb. Connector ok @ this time. Replaced bulb with NEW bulb. Reassembled system in reverse order. Verified operation. System operating as designed.
  • Removed cover for bulb housing. Removed bulb. Connector ok @ this time. Replaced bulb with NEW bulb. Installed cover for bulb housing. Rechecked electrical systems using Lab Scope after repair. Verified operation and no codes returned. System operating as designed.
  • Verified concern. Battery completely depleted (3.6 V @ 0 CCA). Charged battery. Vehicle now operates. Scanned electrical systems using lab scope. Found multiple short to ground and low voltage codes in BCM and Exterior Lamp Modules. Inspected LF headlight. Found bulb burnt. Suspect bulb shorted and caused parasitic draw. Recommend replacing both headlight bulbs and clear codes and recheck for proper operation. Transfer case leaking @ front propeller shaft output seal. May have a leak at propeller shaft flex coupler as well. Repair transfer case leak first and recheck for leak at flex coupler boot.
  • Towed vehicle to shop
 
Steve H. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/31/2020
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 2020-04-02T22:00:41+00:00

2014 Nissan Sentra

2020-03-31T22:01:28+00:00

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
51,030
Service Date
3/30/2020
Services Performed
  • Front brakes @ 2mm (Outer pads). Recommend pads w/ rotors and clean and adjust rear brakes (Shoes/Drums). Front axles have play (Moderate). Recommend front axles. Rear shock through-bolt bushings tearing. Recommend rear shocks. Coolant low (Topped off). Washer fluid low (Topped off).
  • Removed drum assemblies from left rear and right rear hubs. Cleaned drum assemblies and shoes and hardware using DOT compliant brake parts cleaner. Adjusted brake shoe adjusters slightly (1/4 turn). Assembled rear drum assemblies in reverse order of removal. Torqued rear wheels to 83 ft lbs per OEM specifications.
  • Removed fasteners holding right front and left front brake calipers to brackets. Removed (2) caliper bracket bolts on left front and right front bracket assemblies. Removed brackets and old pads and rotors. Cleaned bracket assemblies, calipers, and dust shields with DOT compliant brake parts cleaner. Installed NEW rotors to left front and right front of vehicle. Opened brake fluid bleed valves and compressed pistons of left front and right front caliper assemblies. Replaced caliper bracket abutment clips and installed NEW pads on left front and right front caliper bracket assemblies. Lubricated all contact points and caliper slides. Assembled brake assemblies in reverse order of removal. Torqued wheel assemblies to 83 ft lbs per OEM specification. Test drove vehicle for (2) miles. No issues observed. Front brake system operating as designed. Vehicle may return to service.
 
Mark F. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2020
2014 Nissan Sentra 2020-03-31T22:01:28+00:00

2008 Chevrolet Chevy Express

2020-03-27T22:00:54+00:00

Chevrolet Chevy Express

Mileage
198,721
Service Date
3/23/2020
Services Performed
  • Scanned for codes. Found (5) codes in PCM, and (4) codes in ABS module. PCM CODES: P0171, P0174, P0300, P2270, P2271. ABS MODULE CODES: C0899, C0710, U1826, U1826 (Same as 3rd code).
 
Alexander B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/25/2020
2008 Chevrolet Chevy Express 2020-03-27T22:00:54+00:00

2010 Ford Fusion

2020-01-27T23:01:21+00:00

Ford Fusion

Mileage
194,614
Service Date
1/17/2020
Services Performed
  • Removed covers and components to access shift cable linkage holding bracket. Removed linkage from post on bracket, and removed locking clasp for cable end. Removed cable end. Cleaned area around cable end mating surface. Replaced broken end with NEW cable end and bushing. Adjusted cable out and secured end with NEW locking clasp. Verified functionality of shifter. System now operating as designed.
  • Shift cable end bushing worn out. Recommend new cable end.
  • Used high strength epoxy to seal off diffuser bore on intake boot with piece of plastic. Allowed 4 hours to set. Verified idle now in specification range. System operating as designed. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A PERMANENT REPAIR. WILL REQUIRE NEW INTAKE SURGE TANK BOOT REPLACEMENT IN THE FUTURE.
  • TOWING SERVICE
 
Regina (Gina) C. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/23/2020
2010 Ford Fusion 2020-01-27T23:01:21+00:00

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

2020-01-22T23:00:37+00:00

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
170,539
Service Date
1/14/2020
Services Performed
  • (Combination) – ENGINE OIL – Drain & Refill All Applicable Models
  • Dipstick tube broken prior to service. Used "Right Stuf" silicone to seal holes for spot welds on dipstick. Temporary fix, will require replacement dipstick tube. Oil pan leaks at gasket. Oil pump side seal leaks at pan. Oil level switch leaks. Rack and pinion leaks.
  • ENGINE OIL FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Stephanie B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2020
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe 2020-01-22T23:00:37+00:00

2004 Mercedes-Benz C230

2020-01-12T23:00:24+00:00

Mercedes-Benz C230

Mileage
145,637
Service Date
1/9/2020
Services Performed
  • Both door lock actuators have weak springs. Recommend new actuators. Requires new multi-function switch for turn signal stay inop concern. Requires new accessory socket (Shorted). Requires both front side marker lamps.
  • DOOR LOCK ACTUATOR / SOLENOID – Remove and Replace – Front,Each
  • DOOR LOCK ACTUATOR / SOLENOID – Remove and Replace – Front,Each
  • ENGINE OIL FILTER – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • (Combination) – ENGINE OIL – Drain and Refill All Applicable Models
 
Rocky D. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/11/2020
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 2020-01-12T23:00:24+00:00

2006 Honda Civic

2020-01-10T23:01:29+00:00

Honda Civic

Mileage
106,268
Service Date
1/9/2020
Services Performed
  • RF Output shaft bearing has play. Requires rebuild of transmission due to bearing being integral to transmission assembly.
 
Mark F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/9/2020
2006 Honda Civic 2020-01-10T23:01:29+00:00