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2012 Jeep Liberty transmission fluid leak

As you can see from this picture this rusted transmission fluid pan has just started to form a leak due to rust. The transmission pan in this picture is from a 2012 Jeep liberty. I spotted this fluid leak starting on a routine maintenance check at my shop. It is important that

Rusted axles on older Honda

I haven’t seen an axle do this in some time and it’s not with just Honda’s. You see this can happen with any front wheel drive car, so when you bring your older front wheel drive buggy in for service it’s important that

Honda Accord Rusted Rear Bumper Beam

If you live in the rust belt you are probably far too familiar with the negative effect that road salt has on your vehicle. You should not only be concerned about the rust you see but the

2001 Honda Accord Engine Oil Consumption

Well it’s true over the course of time most vehicles have issues that arise. Whether it be suspension problems,engine problems, or transmission problems time usually tells all. For 20 years I worked as a factory trained Honda automotive technician. I stayed with that product line because 

2009 Toyota Sienna oil cooler line failure

I would like to make you aware of something. If you own a 2009 Toyota Sienna or one that has the original oil cooler lines that are made of rubber I suggest that you replace them as soon as possible.Recently I had a customer contact me and said that

2005 Toyota Matrix Headlight Sockets Melted

This 2005 Toyota Matrix came to me with an inoperative headlamp. It was not just the bulb, the socket it plugs into melted as well. I noticed that

Where Is The Cabin Filter In A 2002 Saab 9-3 ?

Out of site out of mind right? What you are looking at is one dirty cabin air filter from a 2002 Saab 9-3. The customer complained that they smelled an odor from their heater vents. Well it’s no wonder because

2007 Nissan Sentra Horn & Cruise Control Don’t Work

I am posting this in case you own a 2007 Nissan Sentra and just noticed that your cruise control and horn stopped

Engine Oil Consumption Problems

From all the responses I have received about consumers complaining about their new Subaru’s consuming too much oil I thought that I would take a moment respond. Yes Subaru currently has an oil consumption issue with some of their vehicles and I am sure that Subaru will correct the problem eventually. I think that

Older Cars With Low Mileage Problems

In October of 2013 6587 miles and 2 years ago I replaced the brake rotors and pads on a 2004 Cadillac Deville to pass state inspection. As you can see