Bag O’ Tricks

We all know mechanics have a ton of cool tools and equipment to help do the job right, but what else do we use? Sometimes home-grown and supermarket solutions work as well or better than a mainstream product. Here areĀ a few of the (perhaps unusual) items a mechanic might use to repair a vehicle. Nail … Continue reading Bag O’ Tricks

Jeep 3.7 Spark Plug Replacement

In this video I walk you through the replacement of spark plugs and an air filter (basically, a "tune up" in a modern vehicle) in a 2005 Jeep Liberty Sport with a 3.7 V6. If you're careful and take your time, you should be able to conquer this task in just about an hour or … Continue reading Jeep 3.7 Spark Plug Replacement

Tech Tip Tuesday: Installing Brake Hardware

Installing brake hardware isn't really that difficult, but if it's not done properly it can cause many problems, the most common being brake noise. Usually, improper brake hardware installation leads to brake pad chatter or squeaking, but on this Ford F250, the $4 hardware got twisted and actually ruined the $70 rotor! Ordinarily a small … Continue reading Tech Tip Tuesday: Installing Brake Hardware