Reddit’s Just Rolled into the Shop is a veritable cornucopia of the many wonders and oddities of shop lyfe. You never know what’s gonna roll in. Here’s what caught my eye this week.


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Very conflicted about sharing this one. Crediting the source is important to me, and if this post is indeed not original content, then it also violates rule #1 of JRitS, and I don’t want to support that. FWIW, I managed to track down the “source” to embed above, but I have a suspicion that the TikTok post might not be OC either... :(


Photo: Anonymoushipopotomus

Drivers turbo is brand spankin new. After running for 20 mins, and a friendly check in from a local officer, it started to clear out. Going to drop the exhaust and drain all of the oil out of the system, the tips were literally puking brown oil/water sludge. Took out the headers and they actually dont look too wet with oil, so Im thinking the intake manifold, cats and mufflers may just be loaded up with oil and its burning off. Drivers side intercooler had about 10 oz of oil in it once we popped the lower hose off. Passenger was clean on intake side but exhaust side header definitely had more oil than drivers, may need a passenger turbo as well.

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This one was so tight I had to really pull to close the hood. This was the worst one I’ve seen so far

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Adapter? I hardly know her!

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Groovy

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2018 Chevy express. The other side of the drip rail is even worse but at least not as visible.

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Photo: Eastern_Canuck

...we drove it in the shop like that when we went to park it (I work for a fleet) the pinon moved away from the ring to the point I could no longer back up it just slipped. Being in the middle of the yard we had to tow it out of the way with a forklift and snapped 3 tow straps when the rear end bound up

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It was towed in because the ambulance station filled it and drove it until it ran like garbage. I pulled and drained the tank, blew out the lines changed the fuel filters. What was left was in the heads. Started it until it ran well enough to back out of the shop

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Photo: mrford86

7600 miles. CC TCS and ABS lights are on. Massive amount of communication DTCs. Cleared all DTCs and BCM lost communication with multiple other modules. Likely a bad BCM. Further diag needed for warrenty claim RO.

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Tech saw the headlight had some condensation in it. Put the smoke machine in it to try and find the leak. It coated the lens in oil dye

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Photo: Arabgumbo

...Blue Devil stop leak.

...I had water standing in the neck of the radiator with this picture. It went all the way to the front of the tank.

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Hire vehicle, customer wondering if he has to cover repair cost after driving through 5 feet deep mud pit ?

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Cleared the CEL and the issue went away. ...It was working as intended until detail got ahold of it. Still not sure why this was able to happen or how it happened.

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Lemme drop some Knoll-edge on ya

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Re-upload to remove the license plate. The Jell-O is supposed to be caused by a leak of antifreeze into the oil.

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Photo: goodonesaregone65

Got in for a test drive and the engine revved out
Looked down to see the mat covering the pedal. What could go wrong?!?!?!?!

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A company brought in their van for repair after it was t-boned, and one of the things we had to fix was a shelf inside the van that had bent. This shit was in the way so severely, that we just took it all out. Once we reinstalled the shelf, we put some of it back on it, but the rest we put in 3 33gal garbage bags and just threw them in the back for the company to figure out.

We threw in the hazardous waste removal and cranked the price so we got a good amount out of them at least.

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Photo: seamus205

the customer told us “i hit something and now it doesn’t shift right and it smells like somethings burning”
my theory is with the weather weve been having lately he probably put it in a ditch or something and burned the shit out of it trying to get unstuck

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Obligatory tire post

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Obligatory brake post

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