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2017 RAM 1500

2022-06-26T21:59:16+00:00

RAM 1500

Mileage
67,815
Service Date
6/24/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • CNA # 888-882-0200 #35388482
  • FOUND: I inspected the vehicle and verified the client's concern that the check engine light is illuminated and there are misfire concerns present. I retrieved diagnostic trouble code P0300 which indicates there's a misfire concern on multiple cylinders. I retrieved diagnostic trouble code P0175 which indicates Bank 2 is running rich. I retrieved diagnostic trouble code P0171 which indicates Bank 1 is running lean. I retrieved diagnostic trouble code P0157 which indicates the Bank 2 downstream oxygen sensor switch rate is lower than anticipated. I performed the necessary diagnostic testing and found the Bank 2 rear oxygen sensor has failed. This failure is causing the PCM to cut off fuel to the Bank 2 fuel injectors which is causing the misfire concern. This is effecting fuel delivery to Bank 2 of the engine. Recommend replacing the oxygen sensor, resetting the adaptive fuel strategy and test driving the vehicle to address any additional concerns.
  • OXYGEN SENSOR – Remove & Replace – V6,3.6L Eng Each
  • ENGINE OIL COOLER – Remove & Replace – V6,3.6L Eng Housing – [Includes: R&I Intake Manifold Gaskets.]
  • AUTH#9301480 COVERAGE TOTAL $753.29 WITH A $250.00 DEDUCTIBLE.
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front __35___PSI Rear__35___PSI
 
JULIAN Y. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/25/2022
2017 RAM 1500 2022-06-26T21:59:16+00:00

2012 Nissan Murano

2022-06-24T21:59:34+00:00

Nissan Murano

Mileage
95,995
Service Date
6/21/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • Flush the entire power steering fluid system using a chemical solvent to suspend debris and dissolve varnish, refill and bleed the system using modern flushing equipment, add a system conditioner to extend the hydraulic components life and promote smooth operations.
  • USE THE FACTORY RECOMMENDED OIL TYPE AND QUANTITY.
  • Environmental Waste Disposal Fee, EPA ID# CAL000295851
 
CRAIG & SUSAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/23/2022
2012 Nissan Murano 2022-06-24T21:59:34+00:00

2007 Honda Accord

2022-06-23T22:00:41+00:00

Honda Accord

Mileage
187,230
Service Date
6/21/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • Visual inspections of the system, test pressures, inspect compressor, belt and clutch operation, add refrigerant and retest Post service center outlet temperature: 47°F Post service high side pressure: 167 Post service low side pressure: 33
  • FOUND: I serviced the HVAC system and found the system low. After the service was completed I found there is no compressor operation and the HVAC system does not produce cold air. Recommend performing an electrical system diagnosis to pinpoint the cause of the compressor circuit fault. I performed an electrical system diagnosis for the AC compressor clutch circuit and found the fuse and relay are good. I inspected the exposed portions of the wiring harness and found there is no indication of a fault. With the system powered up and running I tested for power and ground at the AC clutch field coil. I found power and ground are present at the field coil, however the field coil fails to engage the clutch. This is an indication of an internal failure with the field coil for the AC compressor clutch. Recommend replacing the AC compressor and condenser assembly.
  • A/C COMPRESSOR – Remove & Replace – V6 – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • CONDENSER – Remove & Replace – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front __33___PSI Rear__33___PSI
 
JOANNE W. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2022
2007 Honda Accord 2022-06-23T22:00:41+00:00

2006 Hyundai Sonata

2022-06-21T22:02:22+00:00

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
241,420
Service Date
6/20/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • INSPECT FOR LEAKS AND ADVISE (OIL?).
  • FOUND: THE INSPECTION FOUND ENGINE OIL LEAKING FROM THE LOWER OIL PAN GASKET.
  • DISASSEMBLE, RESEAL THE LOWER ENGINE OIL PAN, REASSEMBLE.
  • STANDARD SYNTHETIC BLEND OIL CHANGE SERVICE: ____ SERVICE LIGHT RESET (This price applies to most cars, SUV's, trucks, and European cars cost extra) ____ LUBE STICKER Quote is for 5 quarts of Multi-grade synthetic blend motor oil per manufacturer specifications, additional quarts, grades, or full synthetic oils extra –OIL AND FILTER CHANGE – Replace the oil drain plug sealing washer where applicable –FULL DIGITAL VEHICLE INSPECTION W/PICTURES –CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS –VISUAL BRAKE INSPECTION FRONT AND REAR –VISUAL CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL LEAKS –INSPECT DRIVE BELTS AND HOSES –INSPECT FRONT/REAR WIPER BLADES –INSPECT THE TIRES AND SET TO PROPER PSI ** –INSPECT THE ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN AIR FILTER –INSPECT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION –INSPECT FRONT/REAR STRUTS/SHOCKS –PERFORM EXTERIOR VEHICLE LIGHT INSPECTION –INSPECT CV AXLES/BOOTS/DRIVESHAFT(S) –INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE –RESET SERVICE LIGHT –ROAD TEST VEHICLE –CLEAN WINDSHIELD *** ** TIRE ROTATION ADDITIONAL FEE *** WASH VEHICLE WHEN TIME PERMITS
  • California Recycling Fee
  • Environmental Waste Disposal Fee, EPA ID# CAL000295851
  • FOUND:
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front _35____PSI Rear__35___PSI
  • WE REPLACED THE DRIVERS NOZZLE
 
WAYNE R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/20/2022
2006 Hyundai Sonata 2022-06-21T22:02:22+00:00

2014 Kia Soul

2022-06-19T22:01:43+00:00

Kia Soul

Mileage
129,790
Service Date
6/17/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • THE CUSTOMER STATES ABOUT 1 MONTH AGO THE "CHECK ENGINE" LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON THE DASH WITH A ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION. THE CAR WAS TOWED TO ANOTHER SHOP AND HAD A COIL AND SPARK PLUGS REPLACED. THE ENGINE HAS SINCE NEEDED 2 QUARTS OF ENGINE OIL ADDED. INSPECT AND ADVISE ON NEEDED REPAIR.
  • FOUND: I inspected the vehicle and verified the client's concern that the vehicle lacks power and will not accelerate. I found there is a significant restriction in the exhaust system. I suspect the catalytic converter has failed. Recommend removing the catalytic converter for further inspection and possible replacement.
  • DISASSEMBLE, REPLACE THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD/CATALYTIC CONVERTER, REASSEMBLE.
  • STANDARD SYNTHETIC BLEND OIL CHANGE SERVICE: ____ SERVICE LIGHT RESET (This price applies to most cars, SUV's, trucks, and European cars cost extra) ____ LUBE STICKER Quote is for 5 quarts of Multi-grade synthetic blend motor oil per manufacturer specifications, additional quarts, grades, or full synthetic oils extra –OIL AND FILTER CHANGE – Replace the oil drain plug sealing washer where applicable –FULL DIGITAL VEHICLE INSPECTION W/PICTURES –CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS –VISUAL BRAKE INSPECTION FRONT AND REAR –VISUAL CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL LEAKS –INSPECT DRIVE BELTS AND HOSES –INSPECT FRONT/REAR WIPER BLADES –INSPECT THE TIRES AND SET TO PROPER PSI ** –INSPECT THE ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN AIR FILTER –INSPECT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION –INSPECT FRONT/REAR STRUTS/SHOCKS –PERFORM EXTERIOR VEHICLE LIGHT INSPECTION –INSPECT CV AXLES/BOOTS/DRIVESHAFT(S) –INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE –RESET SERVICE LIGHT –ROAD TEST VEHICLE –CLEAN WINDSHIELD *** ** TIRE ROTATION ADDITIONAL FEE *** WASH VEHICLE WHEN TIME PERMITS
  • California Recycling Fee
  • Environmental Waste Disposal Fee, EPA ID# CAL000295851
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front __32___PSI Rear__32__PSI
  • FOUND:
  • Install premium grade brake pad set, clean and lubricate the caliper guides and hardware, inspect the hydraulic system reassemble and make adjustments as required. Remove brake rotors for resurfacing or replacement.
 
AMY K. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2022
2014 Kia Soul 2022-06-19T22:01:43+00:00

2010 Jeep Wrangler

2022-06-17T22:03:03+00:00

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
116,583
Service Date
6/16/2022
Services Performed
  • FUEL TANK – Remove & Replace
  • GAS
  • BALL JOINT – Remove & Replace – 4WD Upper & Lower,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • FRONT
  • REAR
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front __35___PSI Rear__35___PSI
 
CRICKET N. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/16/2022
2010 Jeep Wrangler 2022-06-17T22:03:03+00:00

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

2022-06-16T22:01:28+00:00

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
46,054
Service Date
6/15/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • STANDARD SYNTHETIC OIL CHANGE SERVICE: ____ SERVICE LIGHT RESET (This price applies to most cars, SUV's, trucks, and European cars cost extra) ____ LUBE STICKER Quote is for 5 quarts of Multi-grade synthetic motor oil per manufacturer specifications, additional quarts, grades, extra –OIL AND FILTER CHANGE – Replace the oil drain plug sealing washer where applicable –FULL DIGITAL VEHICLE INSPECTION W/PICTURES –CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS –VISUAL BRAKE INSPECTION FRONT AND REAR –VISUAL CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL LEAKS –INSPECT DRIVE BELTS AND HOSES –INSPECT FRONT/REAR WIPER BLADES –INSPECT THE TIRES AND SET TO PROPER PSI ** –INSPECT THE ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN AIR FILTER –INSPECT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION –INSPECT FRONT/REAR STRUTS/SHOCKS –PERFORM EXTERIOR VEHICLE LIGHT INSPECTION –INSPECT CV AXLES/BOOTS/DRIVESHAFT(S) –INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE –RESET SERVICE LIGHT –ROAD TEST VEHICLE –CLEAN WINDSHIELD *** ** TIRE ROTATION ADDITIONAL FEE *** WASH VEHICLE WHEN TIME PERMITS
  • California Recycling Fee
  • Environmental Waste Disposal Fee, EPA ID# CAL000295851
  • FOUND: WE FOUND THE BRAKE LININGS IN SPECIFICATIONS AT THIS TIME.
  • Clean the throttle body and butterfly valve, clean the mass air flow sensor, induce a cleaner to service the intake valves, intake plenum, combustion chamber, piston tops, + add a concentrated cleaner to the fuel tank. Take advantage of these cleaning chemicals by filling your fuel tank right away!
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front _35____PSI Rear___35__PSI
 
LARRY & DIANA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/15/2022
2017 Hyundai Santa Fe 2022-06-16T22:01:28+00:00

2016 Ford Explorer

2022-06-16T22:01:26+00:00

Ford Explorer

Mileage
80,236
Service Date
6/15/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • INSPECT AND ADVISE: THE FRONT AND REAR WASHER SYSTEM ARE WORKING PROPERLY AT THIS TIME. MONITOR AND ADVISE.
 
JOCELYN K. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/15/2022
2016 Ford Explorer 2022-06-16T22:01:26+00:00

2015 Honda Accord

2022-06-16T22:00:50+00:00

Honda Accord

Mileage
47,277
Service Date
6/14/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • STANDARD SYNTHETIC OIL CHANGE SERVICE: ____ SERVICE LIGHT RESET (This price applies to most cars, SUV's, trucks, and European cars cost extra) ____ LUBE STICKER Quote is for 5 quarts of Multi-grade synthetic motor oil per manufacturer specifications, additional quarts, grades, extra –OIL AND FILTER CHANGE – Replace the oil drain plug sealing washer where applicable –FULL DIGITAL VEHICLE INSPECTION W/PICTURES –CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS –VISUAL BRAKE INSPECTION FRONT AND REAR –VISUAL CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL LEAKS –INSPECT DRIVE BELTS AND HOSES –INSPECT FRONT/REAR WIPER BLADES –INSPECT THE TIRES AND SET TO PROPER PSI ** –INSPECT THE ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN AIR FILTER –INSPECT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION –INSPECT FRONT/REAR STRUTS/SHOCKS –PERFORM EXTERIOR VEHICLE LIGHT INSPECTION –INSPECT CV AXLES/BOOTS/DRIVESHAFT(S) –INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE –RESET SERVICE LIGHT –ROAD TEST VEHICLE –CLEAN WINDSHIELD *** ** TIRE ROTATION ADDITIONAL FEE *** WASH VEHICLE WHEN TIME PERMITS
  • Inspect and make required adjustments to set "toe", "caster", and "camber" to factory specifications on the front and rear suspension (where applicable). Alignment warranty requires tire rotations and checking tire pressure in accordance with manufacturer's specifications.
  • USE THE FACTORY RECOMMENDED OIL TYPE AND QUANTITY.
  • California Recycling Fee
  • Environmental Waste Disposal Fee, EPA ID# CAL000295851
  • FOUND: WE FOUND THE FRONT & REAR BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS IN NEED OF REPLACEMENT AT THIS TIME
  • Install premium grade brake pad set, clean and lubricate the caliper guides and hardware, inspect the hydraulic system reassemble and make adjustments as required. Remove brake rotors for resurfacing or replacement.
  • Install premium grade brake pad set, clean and lubricate the caliper guides and hardware, inspect the hydraulic system reassemble and make adjustments as required. Remove brake rotors for resurfacing or replacement.
  • Extract the existing brake fluid, replenish the system with fresh fluid, bleed the system of any air or preexisting brake fluid.
  • Clean the throttle body and butterfly valve, clean the mass air flow sensor, induce a cleaner to service the intake valves, intake plenum, combustion chamber, piston tops, + add a concentrated cleaner to the fuel tank. Take advantage of these cleaning chemicals by filling your fuel tank right away!
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front __33___PSI Rear__33___PSI
 
ED & SUSAN G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/15/2022
2015 Honda Accord 2022-06-16T22:00:50+00:00

2013 Honda Pilot

2022-06-15T22:00:31+00:00

Honda Pilot

Mileage
87,560
Service Date
6/9/2022
Services Performed
  • AAA DISCOUNT REWARDS MEMBER CARD # ……………………………
  • STANDARD SYNTHETIC OIL CHANGE SERVICE: ____ SERVICE LIGHT RESET (This price applies to most cars, SUV's, trucks, and European cars cost extra) ____ LUBE STICKER Quote is for 5 quarts of Multi-grade synthetic motor oil per manufacturer specifications, additional quarts, grades, extra –OIL AND FILTER CHANGE – Replace the oil drain plug sealing washer where applicable –FULL DIGITAL VEHICLE INSPECTION W/PICTURES –CHECK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS –VISUAL BRAKE INSPECTION FRONT AND REAR –VISUAL CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OIL LEAKS –INSPECT DRIVE BELTS AND HOSES –INSPECT FRONT/REAR WIPER BLADES –INSPECT THE TIRES AND SET TO PROPER PSI ** –INSPECT THE ENGINE AIR FILTER AND CABIN AIR FILTER –INSPECT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION –INSPECT FRONT/REAR STRUTS/SHOCKS –PERFORM EXTERIOR VEHICLE LIGHT INSPECTION –INSPECT CV AXLES/BOOTS/DRIVESHAFT(S) –INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE –RESET SERVICE LIGHT –ROAD TEST VEHICLE –CLEAN WINDSHIELD *** ** TIRE ROTATION ADDITIONAL FEE *** WASH VEHICLE WHEN TIME PERMITS
  • California Recycling Fee
  • Environmental Waste Disposal Fee, EPA ID# CAL000295851
  • Inspect the tire PSI and Inflate to Proper Specifications Front __35___PSI Rear__35___PSI
  • FOUND:
  • PERFORM NECESSARY DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AND ADVISE:
  • ROADTEST TO DUPLICATE THE DESCRIBED SYMPTOMS AND CONDITIONS, INSPECT THE FLUID LEVEL AND CONDITION, ADJUST THE FLUID LEVEL IF REQUIRED, INSPECT EXTERNAL ADJUSTMENTS AND READJUST IF NEEDED, REROADTEST TO MONITOR OPERATIONS AND ADVISE: I inspected the vehicle and retrieved diagnostic trouble code P0847 which indicates there's a shift control problem with the third gear clutch. I performed the necessary diagnostic testing and found the third gear clutch operates as designed however the sensor that provide feedback to verify operation has failed. Recommend replacing the 3rd gear pressure switch.
  • PRESSURE SWITCH – Remove & Replace – 3rd Clutch Pressure Switch
  • TEST THE HEADLIGHTS (LOW AND HIGH BEAMS), TAIL AND BRAKE LIGHTS, TURN SIGNALS, PARKING LIGHTS, SIDE MARKERS AND ADVISE:
  • REPLACE THE ENGINE AND CABIN AIR FILTERS
  • DISASSEMBLE, REPLACE THE FRONT ENGINE MOUNT (TIMING COVER SIDE), REASSEMBLE.
 
PATRICIA & JOHN W. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/14/2022
2013 Honda Pilot 2022-06-15T22:00:31+00:00