About The GeekWrench

A Colorado Native. A natural born gearhead and technology freak. Engineer, Technician, Programmer... These are a few of the professional hats he has worn.

When temperatures drop, your automobile’s battery has to work a lot harder. And if your battery isn’t running at peak performance, it might just leave you out in the cold. So before you get stranded, visit your nearby NAPA Auto Care Center for a battery check. If it needs replacing, there’s never been a better…

What does my Check Engine light mean? It means your vehicle’s onboard computer system has self-diagnosed some kind of problem. The “Check Engine” light, which is also called a “Malfunction Indicator Lamp” (MIL) or “Service Engine Soon” (SES) lamp, is there to signal you when a problem occurs that may require attention. This can include…

It’s clear that ensuring your visibility on the road not only secures the safety of those travelling with you, but your safety as well. Be sure that wherever you go this holiday season, or whatever weather you face, your path will be clear along the way. This November and December, get one NAPA Wiper blade…

You’ve been there… You dropped off your car to have that weird banging-shimmy-burnt something smell corrected on your vehicle. The steps taken to fix the problem may be familiar to you or they may be as foreign as a demonic exorcism. Either way you are stuck waiting for the prognosis and estimate. You wait for news…

We’re piston deep into a 2006 Subaru Legacy Sedan 2.5i. It needs a right side cylinder head. The head removed has a casting number of T25. We have found rebuildable candidates with casting #s B25 V25 and Z25. We know that the differences equate to combustion cc’s and valve diameters but can’t find a data…

We have seen a large number of Toyotas with this slow forming cancer with potentially catastrophic results. Take a look at the pic below… Where’s Waldo There he is! This 2002 Tacoma was the most recent case of this phenomena. The vehicle came in with the performance complaint of no power and heavy exhaust smell….

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