- Performed AAA inspection. Inspected all fluid levels and condition. –Back of heads covered with oil. – Recommending dye test to verify the source of the oil leak(s). – Your vehicle's power steering fluid is due to be serviced. Inspected operation of all external lights. Inspected battery, cables and hold down. –We performed a battery test and your battery was below the minimum voltage. Charging and retesting the battery. – Battery tests good after charging. Inspected wiper blades, washer fluid, horn and mirrors. Inspected belts and hoses and air filter. –The vehicle is approaching or has exceeded the mileage where the timing belt should be replaced. No sticker showing when done last. – Recommendation: Your vehicle's timing belt is due to be replaced soon. Tested antifreeze protection – good to – °F and Ph level good at this time. Inspected tire pressures and depth.
- The technician verified the customers concern. Performed inspection and found the battery is very low. There are several signs of rodent intrusion and they have chewed wires for the coolant temperature sensor, alternator and oxygen sensor. Jumped the chewed alternator wires and the alternator has no output. Recommend to charge the battery and retest, Replace the failed alternator and repair the chewed wires as necessary.
- Removed serpentine fan belt and failed alternator assembly. Cleaned connections spliced in a new connector pigtail harness and installed a remanufactured alternator as needed. Reinstalled serpentine belt. Retested alternator output and verified repair.
- The technician repaired the chewed coolant temperature sensor wires and the sealed the chewed oxygen sensor casing.
- Removed air intake boot and throttle body. Found the throttle body gasket was missing. Cleaned and serviced throttle body, installed a new throttle body gasket and reset minimum air rate. Reinstalled air intake boot. Road tested and verified the repair.
Rachael P. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/28/2023