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My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 93

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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Don’t miss the top comment thread on this one.


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YOU THINK THIS IS A GAME?

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Have I seen this before? I think I have. Sorry for the repost if I’ve already shared one of these.

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Had a leak and he thought water would work ... lol

Froze the water pump fins and caused the belt to melt off with the idler and the overheat from that blew off the lower hose .

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Bolt under the lower ball joint sliced it open like a can opener.

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Why didn’t I think of that?

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We removed the tape for the customer.. we were taking bets if it was going to show a 2 or a 3 lol..

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It’s a 2

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6.0 Express with 28k miles... It came to me as a misfire that somebody else in the shop threw plugs and wires at... Pff yeah “diagnosed”.

...the valves appear undamaged, somehow.

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Drove 25 miles after hitting the ditch. Didn’t notice the sound it made dragging... He also went throw a gas station, drive through and Walmart like that before he stopped at the shop... He was in our parking lot for 10 minutes and they [cops] showed up. Apparently they had gotten many calls.

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...he said he over heated it and was replacing the head gasket and ran out of time working on it. ...we told him it wasn’t going to be cheap and he said everything was there all bolts and nuts bagged and tagged. So we will see!

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The trick is just dropping the sticker and letting the weight of it stick it

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The oil cooler failed internally causing oil to enter the cooling system

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E250 work van... Reverse completely locked up

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Well there’s yer problem

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The motor was recalled for a little part failing that caused this. The motor blew up and this is when we found after

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Wonder how long it took to untangle that mess.

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2012 Hyundai Azera little over 100k, little over 30k since last oil change

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Low fluid, the inside pinion bearing got no lube.

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Pegged!

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...it was like this when we pulled it to drop the oil

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Obligatory brake post

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Obligatory tire post

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