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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How to breed gremlins


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2015 Grand Cherokee

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Industrial forklift mast

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The chain guide has a slot for the dip stick to slide into the oil pan. That slot broke and the dip stick missed the hole jamming into the crank hub.

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The ultimate in theft prevention


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Parts of flywheel springs on engine undertray, me and my co-worker were like ”what are these chain links doing here” (they looked like loose chain links) and our VW guy comes over and goes ”ohhhh snap”.

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One of my regular customers has been borrowing it from family and decided to bring it in for service as a thank you. I found an array of Bosch, Autolite, and NGK plugs and an air filter that allowed 0 light through it as well

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‘05 5 series. Service history says this one hadn’t been to us in 6 years

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This customer was just in for a recall and doesn’t have the remote with the keys, went to lock the vehicle after the service was done, and noticed that when you lock the vehicle from the driver’s door, this happens.

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Tighten until it strips, then back off a quarter turn.


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Oh so that’s what electrical tape is for.


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RIP


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Unintended disintegration?


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Was also rubbing on the transmission and pump housings too. Can’t really see from the pic though

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Neat!


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Well that’s effective.


...it was all corroded internally, but the outside looked pretty much fine.

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Release the shmoo!

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I didn’t see nuffin, boss.

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Who needs security locks?

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And introducing Just Rolled OUT the Shop. We’ll have to see if this catches on...

This sub is for customers rolling in for an issue and declining service when it’s in their best interest

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