Check Engine Lights

My Jeep Will Not Start – Check Engine Light Comes On

My Jeep Will Not Start – Check Engine Light Comes On

Hi, I have been reading questions and answers on your website and have a couple of questions myself.  I have a 2002 Jeep Liberty.  2 days ago it would crank up but was running rough, white smoke coming out of tailpipe.  I shut the car off and when I cranked it later it ran fine […]

Head Gasket Repair

My Car Overheated – Mechanic Says Head Gasket is Blown

My Car Overheated – Mechanic Says Head Gasket is Blown

Hi Austin. I have a ’92 corolla dx  it overheated and I let it cool, filled with water & babied to shop (5 miles) Had water pump replaced. Mechanic called & reported blown head gasket, blowing white smoke after he replaced pump ($250) (was not blowing smoke when I drove it to him) Couldn’t afford […]

Front End Problems

My Car Shakes When Driving Over 50 MPH

My Car Shakes When Driving Over 50 MPH

Mr. Austin I am so thankful to have found your website today it has been very helpful to me.  I have a question for you that I do not see you have already answered. My car shakes when I drive over 50 MPH, what do you think could be the reason for this? Louis   […]

Won't Start Problems

Arctic Cat 400 4 Wheeler 4X4 ATV No Spark

Arctic Cat 400 4 Wheeler 4X4 ATV No Spark

Oh man, my 2004 Arctic Cat 400 4X4 4 wheeler ATV won’t start today and there is NO spark to the spark plug. I have checked the fuses, ignition coil and grounds and even unplugged the rectifier which when goes bad can ground out the rest of the electrical system….but nuthin worked, nuthin. OK, I […]

Overheating Problems

Why is My Car Overheating?

Why is My Car Overheating?

Hey my car has been overheating and my electric fan in my car wasn’t turning on then my mechanic fixed it yesterday but the day after it overheated again.  I also had my thermostat taken out of my car.  What is the cause of overheating? Another issue is when I brake my car shakes I […]

Brake Problems

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 […]

Recent Posts

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CRC Brakleen – My Review and Recommendation

CRC Brakleen – My Review and Recommendation

I love it when I stir up a little controversy on the Internet, and it seems a Youtube video I posted a while back is doing just that. I titled the video “Don’t steam clean your engine, do this instead” and people just bashed me for saying that an engine does not care one way […]