Monthly Archives: February 2020

January 2020 Newsletter

January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year from your local Mechanic Shop! We would like to share with you, one of our most advantageous & riveting repairs of January! Mr. Carter Rinaldi brought in his 2014 Subaru  Forester 2.5i Limited inquiring about why his vehicle was running extremely poorly. Diagnostics were run & we found the engine was not holding compression. The pressure was below .5 PSI! Upon removal, it was evident due to intense heat within the engine compartment & little to no coolant in the radiator, the cylinder heads had warped. The cylinder heads were machined & half an inch of material was removed to make sure the cylinder heads were flush & perfectly flat. Then, after removal of the cylinder heads it was clear the immense heat damaged the engine block as well. The pistons were covered in carbon build up & would need new rings.    After a thorough cleansing & removal of build up, the pistons were up to our standard! It was a delicate process to remove a ... read more

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