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    Tesla Model S with 4 new tires

    Hi, sorry for taking long.... 2013 Tesla Model S P85 came in with flat rear tire last Tuesday as I mentioned in previous thread. The rear tires revealed exposed steel belts on the inners that indicated misalign front end that tires were rotated to the rear by another shop. We got 4 new Pirelli...
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    Honda: Used 5 speed manual transmission

    I got an used 5 spd manual tranny today from Nippon Motors. I check the input shaft (similar to Mainshaft) to see if the input shaft rotates smooth. Yes its smooth and tightest like new. No meshing or grinding felt. Delight.. can't wait until weekend.
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    Honda Civic: New Timing Belt comb replacement

    Hi, I pick up my son's 2003 Honda Civic last Sunday for timing belt replacement. My son told me about week ago, he heard strange noise from the engine, can't explain what kind of noises, if you depress clutch pedal little then noise went away. Sounds like bad throw out bearing or pilot bearing...
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    Honda Civic: "CHECK ENGINE" light on

    My son came to me last night, says my car have problem with Check Engine light on along with "'Maint" and "SRS" lights. I questioned him about driverability problem and what fuel you use? He replied me, I use 91 fuel and feel the engine runs rough. I ask him did you tight a gas cap? He says yes...
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    My smog license expire.....

    My smog license expire today at end of day....first time in 19 years. I been never let my smog lic expire. Because I've not hear from community college for sign up the BAR 2013 Update Training course last winter, went to check out online, found out the training course begins on mid May. I say...
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    Departed Deaf Mechanic

    Hello, I had a bad time last month ago at Shell station....there was my young deaf mechanic (about 24 yrs old) who I am working with him for 2 years. On Saturday just one day before 9/11, a male cashier informed me that he is leaving his job. I thought it was silly. I asked a cashier what's the...
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    Sicken gm automatic transmission

    I had my Chevy Astro van with delay clutch engaging in reverse/forward and clutch slippage in an automatic transmission about 3 weeks ago, I first detected the clutch slipping when the engine flares up as I throttle up after exit of the corner. I suspect the ATF in tranny is low level, went to...
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    Air conditioning service

    I brought my 2003 Honda Civic EX last week ago to my work for A/C (air conditioning) service that just stopped blowing cold air (happen last May). I open a hood and spot a lightly black oil (refrigerant oil) around the high pressure service port, obviously leaky Schrader valve. With the engine...
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    Unapproval Aftermarket Supercharger

    I picked up a VW Golf R32 last week ago for a smog check upon a customer request (a pretty 40ish woman). I noted VIN, license plate and odometer, verified a DMV renewal paper... matched. I opened a hood and spot shiny polished aluminum supercharger and cold air tube, doesnt want to bother them...
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    2008 jeep grand cherokee srt-8

    I worked on a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 last week ago at the gas station for the front brake job. The RO invoice paper states "CUSTOMER REQUEST FRONT BRAKE ROTORS/PADS". Here is a nice detail of a 2008 Jeep G-Cherokee SRT-8: -Hemi 6.1L V8, handsome aluminum intake manifold, Electronic...
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