Rust Proofing Your Vehicle each year is worth every penny….An AMAZING investment.
The pictures below are of a mini-van’s engine cradle which has completely rotted away!!!
The purpose of an engine cradle is to support the following components:
• Engine and Transmission Driveline,
• Suspension and all Steering Components,
• Engine Mounts,
• Body Mounts and Transmission Mounts
The engine cradle is the MAIN SUPPORT MECHANISM TO YOUR VEHICLES ENTIRE DRIVETRAIN AS WELL AS THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF ANY VEHICLE. THIS IS TRUE OF ANY YEAR, MAKE OR MODEL
The cost to replace the pictured rotted out engine cradle was…..wait for it…..
More than the curb value of the vehicle…
The vehicle’s owner could NOT AFFORD TO FINANCE TO REPLACE IT!!
This particular vehicle is only 6 years old…..(USA).
Stay tuned for more Car Connection Tech Tips from Nile Motormouth Jenkins.
I have a number of air conditioning “Tech Tips” to share with you in this article. I hope you decide to implement them and take advantage of saving money! I have been servicing vehicle air conditioning systems for over 30 years and have enjoyed every minute for the most part! I have had some moments though when I questioned what I was doing!
Over the years on our Car Connection radio broadcasts I have shared with the listeners a number of air conditioning tips that when put to use will help the A/C system to work the way it is designed to and will help the system last longer with fewer problems! I have used these A/C maintenance tips for years myself and give most of the credit to the dedicated instructors that I have had the privilege and the opportunity to learn from through their A/C tech training courses. Continue reading →