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Hi Again

The reason You didn't get the resevoir to empty with the radiator is because it takes the vacuum that is formed when the coolant cools down and contracts to pull the fluid from the resevoir into the...
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Stripe Erasers

They also sell a thing called a stripe eraser that can be used in a drill to just wipe off stickers and not hurt the paint. its just a big round rubber eraser mounted to a metal shaft I think they...
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Leaking Seals

Usually the reason the seals leak in the first place is because the axle bearing gets worn and allows the axle shaft to be in an off center position. Replace the bearings with new seals and you...
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Have you checked the Ground cable

Its Easy to do and I have caught myself doing it too but a good ground is just as important as good positive connections easy to check with any ohm meter just go from the battery Neg. to the...
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brake Fluid Drip

Sean when you are letting the brake fluid dip out of the bleeders it dosen't run out all that fast. As long as you keep an eye on it you can just keep refilling your master cylinder as the brake drip...
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Replace it

Hi our son backed into a Ford Focus putting a big hole in the lady's front Facia (bumper) we bought an aftermarket part and had Maaco paint it I am a mechanic (not a body man) but I installed it...
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Caliper Prices

Mazda Parts are a little higher than a chevy but I just checked quick online at checker auto and a front caliper for your car including all the new clips and slide pins is $63.99 each you should...
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Best Floor Jack I got

Hi Hope this helps. I had my own Auto Shop for a few years and in that time i went through several jacks from Auto Zone, They kept replacing them under warranty but they would only last me about a...
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Popping noise

Probably the poping noise is coming from the link that connects your steering column to the steering gear box under the hood (splinded Shaft) GM had a recall on it to lube it diffrently or replace it...
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Anti Theft ?

Sounds like the vehicle anti theft system thinks your trying to steal the car. Is the Security Light on in the dash?
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See if this makes sense to you

I have worked for years as a professional mechanic (8 yrs at a brake shop) doing thousands of brake jobs. As a quick diagnostic pointer if one wheel wears pads faster than the oposite side there is...
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Oil Cooler Lines Leaking

to repace the lines you will have to lift the side of the engine that the lines run under a couple inches to allow clearance for the old ones to come out and to install the new parts. not that...
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RE:Question about brake noise while driving

The most likely cause of your brake noises is that the front rotor is slightly warped, proabably within allowed tolerances so you dont "feel" it when your applying the brakes but the warpage in the...
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