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Engine Oil & Filter
Changed out brake carrier in the front passenger side hoping caliper bolts that tighten will stop the brakes from squealing. Kit included new wheel bearing, hub, brake dust shield, and axle nut. Added a new ABS sensor. Refreshed inside brake pad with disc brake quiet adhesive.
Changed to winter tires. Rotated from where they were removed last spring. Washed up and painted front passenger rim with rust converter. All tires were filled to 30 psi. Coolant added.
Changed engine oil and filter. Added 4.5L of AMSOil European formula 5w-40 oil. Sent in a sample for testing. Changed cabin and air filters as well.
Changed to summer tires. Rotation recommended, 4600 miles added in winter of 2019 to spring 2020
Changed to winter tires. 5,000 miles on summer tires. Squeaking in new front PS brakes. Changed top caliper bolt to an oversized one, the old one did not tighten. Replace caliper holder next brake change (wheel bearing will have to be changed too).
Changed fuel filter.
Changed oil and filter. Sent in sample. 4.5 L of AMSOil 5w-40, European Car Formula.
AFter new calipers, rotors, pads in the rear, braking system did not work properly. Took to CARS in Tiffin and after 10 days, they replaced the master cylinder and brake booster. They figured that the rear brakes were heating up because the front brakes were not doing their share of the work. Brake pedal is much stiffer and rotors do not get as hot. Stoplight switch was also replaced.
Replaced rear brake pads, calipers, caliper hangers, and rotors. Replaced passenger side parking brake as the caliper end was frayed. Reconnected parking brake cables to lever between the front seats.
Shimmy still apparent at 60 mph. Installed new, larger centric rings on summer rims. 57.1-73.1mm aluminum rings. Very tight to install in rims. Fixed shimmy!! :D
Centric rings installed on wheel hubs. Size 72.56mm - 57.1 mm. Car would shimmy over 60 mph. Overall, shimmy much improved.
Firestone warrantied 4 new tires. Shimmy still apparent. Firestone had no more options.
Front passenger side wheel bearing warrantied by Napa and pressed in, sway bar link replaced. Realigned at Firestone. Steering still has a shimmy.
Took to Firestone to align. Firestone said passenger side wheel bearing is bad.
Passenger side: Inside brake pad rotted off. New inner & outer CV joints, brake rotor and pads, entire tie rod. Driver side: New inner & outer CV joints, brake rotor, pads and caliper.
Changed cab and air filter.
Added 0.2L oil, added coolant, windshield washer fluid. Sluggish throttle in cold weather.
Changed to winter tires. Shimmy is gone! >:(
New Lumen LED headlights installed!
Changed oil and filter, sent in sample.
Shimmy at 50 mph. Changed front wheel bearings (Napa pressed new ones in). Changed ball joints. Aligned at Firestone. Shimmy still apparent.
Changed winter tires to summer tires.
Brake warning light continued to flash and beep while driving though parking brake was released completely. Found in owner's manual that the warning light was indicative of low brake fluid. Dot 4 added. Checked ABS connection on front driver side wheel, checked brake lights, fuses, and parking brake switch. Added washer fluid too.
Changed oil, filter, fuel filter, air and cabin filter. Sampled oil for analysis.
Changed to winter tires.
4 new tires covered under warranty.
Entire tie rod changed and taken back to Firestone for alignment and continuing shimmy.
Taken to Firestone for realignment as shimmy continued. Could not align because inner and outer tie rod ends were unable to be adjusted.
Shimmy while driving on summer tires. Firestone rebalanced all but left front tire. Replaced wheel bearing on front left.
Taken to Firestone for vibration/shimmy. Rebalanced tires.
Changed oil, oil filter, air, and fuel filter. Collected sample for analysis.
Changed right rear caliper, brake line, and pads
Switched to winter tires
Changed driver side tail light and license plate light
Changed tie rod ends. Aligned at Firestone. CHANGE ENTIRE TIE ROD NEXT TIME!
Changed serpentine belt tensioner and relay roller. Changed engine mounts. Changed coolant gasket below vacuum pump, refilled coolant.
Changed oil and filter. Used AMSOil 5w-40. Sent in oil sample, low base number. Will drive 5,000 and sample again. Changed air filter.
Replaced return fuel lines, #2 injector line, and glow plug harness
Switched to summer tires. Marks indicate where to install tires next season. Inside wear noted on fronts (will be rears Winter 2016)
Changed tires to winter. Marks indicate where to put the summer tires next year
New summer tires, aligned
Changed oil, oil filter (took oil sample for analysis), fuel filter, cabin filter, air filter. Cleared service engine light -> glow plug. Replaced ball joints.
New rear left brake caliper. Installed by CARS, Tiffin. One year warranty
Cleared fault code for intermittent glow plug issue
Changed to summer tires. Label on snow tires denotes where to install them next fall. Checked fluids. Added oil
Replaced rear wheel bearings
Changed oil, oil filter, air filter
Changed cabin filter
Fuel filter changed
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