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2014 Lexus IS 250

2021-10-17T22:01:04+00:00

Lexus IS 250

Mileage
97,317
Service Date
10/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Performed AAA inspection. Inspected all fluid levels and condition. Inspected operation of all external lights. Inspected battery, cables and hold down. Inspected wiper blades, washer fluid, horn and mirrors. Inspected belts and hoses and air filter. – recommend a fuel induction cleaning if not done in last 30,000 miles Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. – Lexus recommends changing the coolant at 100,000 miles Inspected tire pressures and depth.
  • Inspected and verified the concern. Upon inspection we found the oil leaking from the rear crankshaft seal. Recommend replacing the seal and clean the area.
  • Removed all necessary components. Removed the transmission as needed. Removed the rear main oil seal and prepared gasket surfaces. Installed a new rear main seal as needed. Reinstalled the transmission and remaining components. Road tested and verified the repairs, no further leak present.
 
Kim E. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/16/2021
2014 Lexus IS 250 2021-10-17T22:01:04+00:00

2017 Kia Sportage

2021-10-16T22:02:12+00:00

Kia Sportage

Mileage
11,475
Service Date
10/14/2021
Services Performed
  • Changed engine oil and filter. Lubed chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and conditions. Topped off windshield washer fluid as needed. Tested operation of all external lights. Inspected belts and hoses. Inspected air filter. Inspected battery cables and hold down. Inspected tires for wear and proper inflation. Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades.
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
 
Nick A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/15/2021
2017 Kia Sportage 2021-10-16T22:02:12+00:00

2013 Chevrolet Traverse

2021-10-15T22:01:19+00:00

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
31,589
Service Date
10/11/2021
Services Performed
  • Changed engine oil and filter. Lubed chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and conditions. Topped off windshield washer fluid as needed. Tested operation of all external lights. Inspected belts and hoses. Inspected air filter. – found the air filter getting dirty – recommend to replace next service Inspected battery cables and hold down. Inspected tires for wear and proper inflation. Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades.
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
 
Roy C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/14/2021
2013 Chevrolet Traverse 2021-10-15T22:01:19+00:00

2008 Toyota RAV4

2021-10-13T22:05:19+00:00

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
170,024
Service Date
10/12/2021
Services Performed
  • Changed engine oil and filter. Lubed chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and conditions. – found the brake fluid getting dirty – recommend a brake system flush Topped off windshield washer fluid as needed. Tested operation of all external lights. – found the right front marker light to be out – replaced the light bulb as needed Inspected belts and hoses. Inspected air filter. – found the cabin air filter dirty – recommend replacing the filter Inspected battery cables and hold down. – recommend a battery service due to corrosion Inspected tires for wear and proper inflation. – noted the rear brakes appear thin – recommend a brake system inspection Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades. – recommend replacing the front wiper blades
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
  • Road tested vehicle. Performed complete brake system inspection. The following is amount of brake lining remaining: Left front – 4mm Right front – 4mm Left rear – 2mm Right rear – 2mm – recommend replacing the rear brake pads and resurface the rotors – the front brakes will be needed soon Inspected brake hydraulic system for leaks, wear and condition of fluid. – recommend brake system flush due to fluid condition
  • Cleaned and serviced battery terminals and cable ends as needed.
  • Disassembled components as necessary. Removed the cabin air filter, cleaned housing and installed a new filter.
  • Installed new wiper blades as needed.
  • Replaced rear brake pads and resurfaced rear brake rotors. Road tested.
  • Inspected all hydraulic components for leaks – none. Drew brake fluid from master cylinder. Flushed and bled entire brake hydraulic system until clean. Filled and bled brakes as needed. Road tested.
 
Fran K. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/12/2021
2008 Toyota RAV4 2021-10-13T22:05:19+00:00

2013 Honda Accord

2021-10-12T22:00:35+00:00

Honda Accord

Mileage
83,044
Service Date
10/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Road tested vehicle. Changed oil and filter. Lubricated chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and condition. Inspected battery, cables, hold down and load tested battery – passed. Performed starter draw test – within specifications. Tested charging system output – passed at 14.46v. Performed voltage drop test at battery cables and power lead. Inspected cooling system level and topped off as needed. Tested radiator cap for proper operation and pressure tested the system for leaks. Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades, washer fluid, horn and mirrors. Inspected operation of all external lights. Inspected fan belts and hoses. Inspected filters and ignition components. – recommend a fuel induction cleaning Performed complete brake system inspection. The following is amount of brake lining remaining: Left front – 5mm, rotor is warped Right front – 5mm, rotor is warped Left rear – 4mm Right rear – 4mm – recommend replacing the front brake pads and resurfacing the rotors – recommend replacing the rear brake pads and resurface the rotors soon Inspected brake hydraulic system for leaks, wear and condition of fluid. Inspected tire pressures and depth. Inspected steering and suspension components. Inspected exhaust system condition.
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
  • Replaced front brake pads and resurfaced front brake rotors. Road tested.
  • Removed necessary components and performed upper air intake cleaning procedure. Reassembled and made any necessary adjustments as required. Road tested engine performance.
 
Michelle E. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/11/2021
2013 Honda Accord 2021-10-12T22:00:35+00:00

2016 Honda CR-V

2021-10-05T22:02:17+00:00

Honda CR-V

Mileage
44,893
Service Date
10/4/2021
Services Performed
  • Road tested vehicle. Changed oil and filter. Lubricated chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and condition. Inspected battery, cables, hold down and load tested battery – good. Performed starter draw test -11.02v- within specifications. Tested charging system output – 14.36v- within specifications. Performed voltage drop test at battery cables and power lead. Inspected cooling system level and topped off as needed. Tested radiator cap for proper operation and pressure tested the system for leaks. Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34°F and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades, washer fluid, horn and mirrors. Inspected operation of all external lights. Inspected fan belts and hoses. Inspected filters and ignition components. –Perform Fuel System Service Technician Note: Recommend every 3 years or 30k – Recommendation: FUEL SYSTEM SERVICE AND CLEAN THROTTLE BODY, RELEARN IDLE AND RESET FUEL TRIMS. Performed complete brake system inspection. The following is amount of brake lining remaining: Left front -7mm Right front -7mm Left rear -6mm Right rear -6mm Inspected brake hydraulic system for leaks, wear and condition of fluid. Inspected tire pressures and depth. Inspected steering and suspension components. Inspected exhaust system condition.
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
 
Douglas L. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2021
2016 Honda CR-V 2021-10-05T22:02:17+00:00

2009 Toyota Prius

2021-10-02T22:01:38+00:00

Toyota Prius

Mileage
105,577
Service Date
9/30/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected and verified the vehicle will not start. Attempted to jump stat and the vehicle started right up. Charged the battery and tested – passed. Allowed the vehicle to sit overnight, tested and it started without incident. No recommendations at this time.
 
Kathy A. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/1/2021
2009 Toyota Prius 2021-10-02T22:01:38+00:00

2013 Subaru Legacy

2021-09-18T22:02:27+00:00

Subaru Legacy

Mileage
184,847
Service Date
9/17/2021
Services Performed
  • Road tested vehicle. Performed complete brake system inspection. The following is amount of brake lining remaining: Left front – 7mm Right front – 7mm Left rear – 4mm Right rear – 4mm – found the left rear wheel bearing making noise – recommend replacing the wheel bearing assembly Inspected brake hydraulic system for leaks, wear and condition of fluid.
  • Tested and found the left rear tire pressure sensor is not responding. Dismounted tire and installed a new tire pressure sensor as needed. Remounted tires, programmed the sensor, tested and verified operation. Road tested and no further tire pressure warning.
  • Disassembled components as necessary to gain access to wheel bearing assembly. Removed failed hub assembly and installed new assembly as necessary.
 
Richard M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2021
2013 Subaru Legacy 2021-09-18T22:02:27+00:00

2015 Volkswagen Passat

2021-09-16T22:03:07+00:00

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
93,798
Service Date
9/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Changed engine oil and filter. Lubed chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and conditions. Topped off windshield washer fluid as needed. Tested operation of all external lights. Inspected belts and hoses. Inspected air filter. Inspected battery cables and hold down. Inspected tires for wear and proper inflation. Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades.
  • Inspected and found tire rotation is not needed this visit.
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
 
John L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/15/2021
2015 Volkswagen Passat 2021-09-16T22:03:07+00:00

2017 Lexus RX 350

2021-09-15T22:02:58+00:00

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
14,130
Service Date
9/14/2021
Services Performed
  • Road tested vehicle. Performed complete brake system inspection. The following is amount of brake lining remaining: Left front – 8mm Right front – 8mm Left rear – 7mm Right rear – 7mm Inspected brake hydraulic system for leaks, wear and condition of fluid. Searched for any technical service bulletins pertaining to this concern, found no bulletins. We have no recommendations at this time.
  • Changed engine oil and filter. Lubed chassis points (where applicable). Inspected all fluid levels and conditions. Topped off windshield washer fluid as needed. Tested operation of all external lights. Inspected belts and hoses. Inspected air filter. Inspected battery cables and hold down. Inspected tires for wear and proper inflation. Tested antifreeze protection – good to -34 and Ph level good at this time. Inspected wiper blades.
  • RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT AND MESSAGE
 
John O. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/14/2021
2017 Lexus RX 350 2021-09-15T22:02:58+00:00