Coolant Leak – How To Find a Coolant Leak?

Coolant Leak – How To Find a Coolant Leak?

Is your car engine overheating? Are you losing coolant on a regular basis and having to constantly refill the radiator or the overflow reservoir?  First thing you need to do is get a cooling system pressure test to help you locate the coolant leak…unless it is obvious with the naked eye. A cooling system pressure tester is basically a small hand held air pump like you would use on a bicycle tire. One end of the pressure tester has an adapter you screw on to the radiator neckContinue Reading

Kit Scratch Out – Car Wax Scratch Remover

Kit Scratch Out – Car Wax Scratch Remover

I get a lot of email questions asking about car wax and scratch remover products so I decided to make a video of one of the products you might want to try yourself and see if you get as good of results as I did. The product is called Scratch Out, made by Kit and is available at your local auto parts store and on Amazon etc. It works pretty good for small surface paint scratches, swirl marks left by an electric buffer and hard water spots. IfContinue Reading

Nissan Pathfinder Oil Leak

Nissan Pathfinder Oil Leak

My mechanic estimates $600 to repair valve cover gaskets–he thinks the smoke and oil smell coming from engine for past few months is due to slow oil leak. He has to do a free diagnostic, but that’s his price if he’s right about what’s needed. We are original owners of a 1998 Pathfinder SE V6 car has only 120,000 miles. Just replaced another set of PathFinder tires for a cool $750. Body starting to rust, plastic molding over rear wheel fell off due to rusting (would take weeksContinue Reading

Why Does My Car Shake On The Freeway?

Why Does My Car Shake On The Freeway?

So I got this small problem with my car Austin, and I am hoping you can help me figure it out.  When I am driving on the freeway say about 60 MPH the steering wheel starts to shake back and forth and I get this vibration in my seat.  It only seems to happen about the 60-65 MPH area and nothing else.  Could this be a bad strut or a wheel bearing?  Car is a Chevy Tahoe 2012. Thanks Deanna Hey there Deanna, I would bet you haveContinue Reading

My Truck Will Not Start – Battery Dead

My Truck Will Not Start – Battery Dead

Hi we purchased a Ford Explorer on Feb 8, 2014… on the first day we brought it home parked it then went to go out it wouldn’t start, after getting a boost we took it back to the dealer. He replaced the alternator so we took it back home and it wouldn’t start again, so we again got a boost and took it back, he kept the truck till Feb 11, and told us it was a wire that was draining the battery and all was well…. it’sContinue Reading

Warped Brake Rotors? Why is This Happening?

Warped Brake Rotors? Why is This Happening?

So let me guess, you step on the brake pedal in your car and the steering wheel starts to shake back and forth….and it gets worse the faster you go like on the freeway?  I hear ya loud and clear and the problem you have is most likely to do with the front brake rotors on the vehicle. The brake rotor is a large metal disc that the brake pads grab onto to slow the vehicle down. When the rotors get too thin, or they have been throughContinue Reading