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My 2001 Dodge neon is pouring transmission fluid out the reservoir's overflow hole. It's not over filled and it's not hot. Thanks for any help.

Hey Scotty! In this world of technologically improved, and safe cars, would it be a good idea to get a older car for a first car? Because I've had my eye on a '87 Chevy pickup, but many people say I shouldn't get an old truck like that one. Do you have any advice for me?

yes IF it's in decent shape and not all rusted out.

My Honda insight it's been one month I have done service I have been driving one month for 1400 miles after, that my oil engine went low it shows on the dashboard oil engine sign after that I took my car to the garage and they said there is no leak they said there is a problem in the engine plus the engine is weak. My car is 62 plate 2012 it has 71000 mileage, I just don't understand what's the problem with my car please can you try and help me by emailing it to me you can email me on: afser_kt@hotmail.com thank you.

Hey Scotty, I have a question I’d like your opinion on. I put my 04 Honda Odyssey in my barn for the winter. 4-5 months concrete slab, no heat or electricity in this barn keep in mind. I’ve only topped off the gas tank and added stabil. What else should I do to keep it tip top and As far as battery goes what should I do?

Remove bat and trickle charge

Hay Scotty I have a problem with my car that turns off sometimes when I turn it on and sometimes I have to do it like 5 or 6 times before it turns on is a 2004 Acura rsx with 153xxx and it also Shifts the gears to early or to late so what would that be too ?

old age does that, but try this video and pray it makes it better without having to replace fuel injectors or other major work https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWCKvU2FmDc

Is the All data library worth it? Especially they have their own scan tool never used. Wondering if its good and what it can do and if its worth the money??

all data is great for pro mechanics, but is not cheap. For diy guys, it's just great for one car at a time cause it's only twenty something bucks a year for one model

Hey Scotty. I've been in a pickle for some time and really need some help. I've got an 1988 Porsche 944 that has a massive short in the system. When I tried connecting the battery it was so bad it chewed up the battery terminal. I tried to do a parasitic draw test and it blew up my multi meter. I thought I narrowed it down to the starter solenoid but even after replacing that component it still shorts. I've re wrapped the wire that connects to the battery to the starter just to be safe. And it still happens when the alternator is disconnected from the starter so I don't think it's the starter. What could it be? And how would I continue to diagnose the system without connecting the battery and frying components

well, start by removing the biggest wires first on the system to what they are connected to. when the frying stops, that's the system to test down from the big wires to the smaller ones it feeds. Just do that process and realize that car is worth maybe 500 bucks so don't go too far

Hey Scotty I have a 03 Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab 5.9 v8. I have two questions. One is about the tranny’s in these because I know they have a bad rep for transmission going out but am I safe with a 03? And my gear shifter in my truck from time to time won’t go into drive. When I turn truck off and back on then it will. What’s wrong??


Hey Scotty, I have a bit of a problem. I have a 07 camry hybrid, (stop laughing it my wife's) I'm working on, the cars triangle of death came on and the code I pulled was P3024, which is Battery Block 14 Becomes Weak.
My question would be which side do I start from to count the blocks? I understand that 2 batteries make up the block, so I would have 17 blocks. (32 batteries).
If you could help that would be awesome!!
I have found alot of Prius forms, but no camry forms which say which side of the battery is #1.
Thanx so much.

Hey Scoty. My english is not to great. I have a nissan terrano 2 2.7 2005. and on my error code test i got 13,87,97 and sometimes when i push the foot to the flor after half of throthle there is some kind of a stop. if yoh can help me here i my mail eldarbunar@gmail.com

is grand marqiz 2010 headlamp is 9007 ? i found it ia amazone g=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B079KYVY38&pd_rd_r=XRG8VRC3QQ60PC0ZTDE5&pd_rd_w=yDHn9&pd_rd_wg=18Iln&psc=1&refRID=XRG8VRC3QQ60PC0ZTDE5

I have a Chevy aveo and on the way to work at 630 am while driving the check engine light came on and was flashing. When it ss. tarted flashing the motor sounded instantly week it sounded like it was struggling. But the funny thing is that it wasn't week. The RPMS were more than normal while driving and it was shifting and sounding really rough. Right now I am waiting to finish work to go orileys to get scan on what the code is. Until then I was wondering do you have any idea of what it can be so i can have an idea? That is a major question i need answered ASAP please thanks

Scotty what are your thoughts about a 1990's Jaguar XJ12 as a first car?

your u tube videos are awesome thank you. you deserve every good thing that comes your way. i have a 1981 f 150 4.9 l inline 6 manual 4th gear is overdrive. runs great. oil is in air filter ? what is wrong what should i do. you videos are awesome..thanks