Fluid Leaks
Diagnosing and Correcting Leaks

What is that fluid leak under my car

March 30, 2017

Once you know what you are looking at, finding the source of the fluid leak will be much easier. As a result, let’s try to figure out what fluid is leaking from your car and […]

Antifreeze
Coolant Leaks

Antifreeze in Oil – What Can it Do ?

December 9, 2016

Antifreeze in Oil – What Can it Do ? Antifreeze in Oil can be Catastrophic if not dealt with quickly. Organic acids may form as a result of antifreeze oxidizing: Glycolic acid Oxalic acid Formic […]

contaminated oil
Diagnosing and Correcting Leaks

White stuff under my oil cap

November 29, 2016

White stuff under my oil cap. You take the cap off of your valve cover to top off your oil or fill the crank case. You find a white milky creamy stuff coating the underside of the […]

blown-head-gasket
Engine Testing Procedures and Fixes

How To Tell When Your Head Gasket Is Blown

November 28, 2016

Diagnosing your Head Gasket is Blown, by looking for the symptoms, can be quite misleading. This is because a failed head gasket is NOT a single thing. Head gaskets may fail in several different ways.  Many failure […]

rear-seal-leaking
Crankshafts

Rear Main Seal Leaks-or are they

November 26, 2016

It has been determined that 90% of all rear main seal oil leak complaints checked in the last five years are leaks in the pan gasket, rocker covers, side covers, etc., and are not leaking […]

vacuum readings
Engine Testing Procedures and Fixes

How to do a vacuum test

November 23, 2016

A vacuum test can tell you more than you think. One of the easiest and cheapest ways to check an engine for serious issues is to use a vacuum gauge. A vacuum gauge can tell […]