Auto Correct: Oil Leak
Oil leaks! We’re told to check our oil periodically. When it’s low, where did it go? It had to go somewhere? We’ll find out from Coach how to find where it went and what to do about it. He takes your other vehicle repair questions too.
- 2017-2022 Mercedes and Freightliner vehicles have a recall: eCall. The fix can be performed either through an over-the-air update or through a dealer.
You can find out if your car has a past recall by going to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and inputting your VIN. Or find their SaferCar app.
News: The average age of a car on U.S. roads is now a little over 12 years, marking a new record, according to S&P Mobility, continuing a five-year climb. The lack of new cars on lots, in turn, drove customers who couldn't wait to replace their vehicle to buy used ones, making them 40.5% more expensive than last year. https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2022/05/24/average-american-car-12-years-old/9907901002/
Auto Casey: Kia Niro
Short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKTZvv3OV04&t=0s
Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFjVcMstYJ8
Coach Charlie’s Tip of the Week: Don't use an oil filter wrench to tighten an oil filter. Only use it to take it off.
- Diesel fuel tank
- Rattling noise
- Leak in back
- Replace while transmission is out
- Reset oil change notification
- A.C. help
- Diesel vs. gas
- Cabin filter
- Oil leak