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06-07-17, 08:55 AM
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Posted By mdbrown

Regardless of what kind of oil your using I won't...

Regardless of what kind of oil your using I won't go beyond 6000 miles between oil changes. Full synthetic certainly does keep it's viscosity longer than the dino stuff but particulates in the oil is...
05-06-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By mdbrown

Nope, not normal. As long as it didn't effect the...

Nope, not normal. As long as it didn't effect the oil pump pickup tube it shouldn't be a major problem. If it were me I'd pick up a used one and replace it but I'm just anal like that.
04-21-17, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 920
Posted By mdbrown

Sand/dirt? I might consider finding another...

Sand/dirt? I might consider finding another mechanic. That said, you need to drop the pan and examine the residue in the bottom of the pan. Finely ground metal and other bits are normal but large...
04-20-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By mdbrown

Where you get your fuel is more important than...

Where you get your fuel is more important than the grade of fuel. That said, if you push your engine hard stick to premium. If you are an easy driver then you should be fine with regular. On an...
04-19-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,314
Posted By mdbrown

A vacuum check will also go a long way in...

A vacuum check will also go a long way in ferreting out a clogged cat.
04-18-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 49,206
Posted By mdbrown

The simple, non technical answer is the best one....

The simple, non technical answer is the best one. If the vehicle in question calls for regular then use regular as you will derive no benefit from premium. If it calls for premium you should use...
03-31-17, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By mdbrown

I would find a different local mechanic. Brake...

I would find a different local mechanic. Brake fluid changes are absolutely necessary as brake fluid tends to hold moisture. As a former ASE technician and ASE service writer I've seen the results of...
03-07-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 52,988
Posted By mdbrown

My 2007 RX350 is currently at 167,000 miles and...

My 2007 RX350 is currently at 167,000 miles and it looks like a new car and drives like one. It's remarkable just how well these things age.
02-27-17, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By mdbrown

I bought a pair and didn't find them any better...

I bought a pair and didn't find them any better than an average blade regardless of what it's made of. Have yet to find anything (including the Bosch Icon) that is as consistently excellent and long...
09-19-11, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 24,307
Posted By mdbrown

Based on what you posted I would say IACV. A...

Based on what you posted I would say IACV. A failing/failed cam or crank sensor would not cause a cold soak extended crank issue, it would cause a no start issue. Fuel pressure might be an issue but...
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