Categories for Auto Care

Audi CAEB 2.0T Cylinder Head Rebuild

December 11, 2020 , ,

A tired-ish engine with over 100,000 miles can be rejuvenated to rise again for another 100k run. There was nothing physically wrong with this head, but a few valves would not seal adequately due to the carbon buildup that is inevitable with direct-injection gas engines. Read More

2019 Mercedes Benz Sprinter – Motorized Running Boards Installation

December 10, 2020 , , , ,

This Sprinter will have step-assist running boards that automatically extend and retract when doors are opened or closed. After pressing in threaded bolt inserts, the steps are installed to the under-frame. Wiring must be run from the step motors up into the cabin interior, then through pillars and doors. This process normally takes a full day, but this 2019 Sprinter required a day and a half because we had to fabricate custom brackets to allow for the extensive climate control that came from the factory. Read More

Check Engine Light: What to Check

August 8, 2016 ,

Perhaps the worst part of seeing the check engine light come on in your car is the uncertainty that comes with it. The check engine light can come on for a wide variety of the reasons and while not all of them are as costly and as massive as you may think, it’s important to know where to look first and what the most common causes will turn on the check engine light and how to fix them as fast... Read More