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    03-22-2015, 11:03 AM
    There is a nice little ice cream shop close by. My weakness. This wont be good for my waist line. Not to mention Dairy Queen. In two weeks I have...
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    03-21-2015, 12:51 PM
    Sorry to hear of your bad experience at AutoServ. From what I can tell "only been there 2 weeks" this seems to be a very good run shop, and fair. I...
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    03-20-2015, 06:57 AM
    Hi all, some of you know me personally, and some of you know me from past repairs, well after spending the last 13 years driving to Faifax everyday...
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    03-12-2015, 07:47 PM
    K8WDX commented on blog entry Auto Repair in K8WDX
    Sorry about the inconsistentency. I will try harder....
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    03-12-2015, 07:46 PM
    K8WDX commented on blog entry Auto Repair in K8WDX
    Body shop work. Not my area of expertise.
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    03-08-2015, 12:53 PM
    K8WDX replied to a thread Car Knowledge Help in Help!
    Oh, if it is a 4x4 you will want to service the front and rear diffs. Change the trans fluid. And of course check for any leaks. These tend to leak...
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    03-08-2015, 11:24 AM
    K8WDX replied to a thread Car Knowledge Help in Help!
    Costco is a great place to buy tires, If you run into a bind with maint, give me a call (304) 283-4100 Tom, or if you don't want to do it yourself:)
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    03-01-2015, 06:04 AM
    K8WDX commented on article Check Engine Light in Mountain Living
    I will work on the fonts and photos, oil changes and oil levels are extremely important in late model cars, if you do not change the oil or check the...
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    03-01-2015, 05:59 AM
    K8WDX replied to a thread Car Knowledge Help in Help!
    The vibration at higher speeds is due to the tires, as fas as the front HVAC, could be a motor if no air flow at all, or some other problem, those...
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I am an ASE certified Master Auto Tech, I have been a auto tech for over 15 years, and also have the advanced engine performance and certified by the state of Virginia to perform emission related repa
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Check Engine Light

by K8WDX on 01-22-2015 at 08:10 PM
There have been some misconceptions of what exactly the check engine light is, this is the little symbol of the engine that lights up on you dash when there is a problem with your computer system on your car, older cars have a "service engine soon" message that appears, This light when it comes on is to alert the driver that there is an issue with the computer control system on their car, this computer control system also controls the emissions control system on your car, when it comes

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Oil and Filter Change

by K8WDX on 09-21-2014 at 09:58 PM
This is probably the one thing that you can keep up with as far as maint goes that does not really cost anything. Sadly most don't, and that was ok with the cars of the past, you could go for 7-8k and while that would be accessive it would not be a big problem, however with the cars of today we have to be a bit more diligent with the oil changes and levels in our cars. We have all herd the saying 3k or 3 months. Don"t believe that line of garbage, that was started by Jiffy Lube. They want to

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Auto Repair

by K8WDX on 07-14-2013 at 05:33 PM
In the near future I will be posting about Auto Repair, both tips recommendations and how to look for a repair shop, and a whole bunch of other auto related topics. after being in the auto repair business for over 22 years I would like to pass along some of what I have learned. Hope it will help some of you out there in the deep land of the internet... by by for now....Tom

BTW: ASE Master Tech L1 Advanced Engine Performance, Certified Emission Repair Tech for the State of Virginia
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