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    Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    Crawled under my 96 intrepid to change the oil this afternoon and noticed green liquid running down part of the oil pan and a little pool on the ground. Pretty sure it is antifreeze and am wondering if anyone knows the name of a reliable mechanic around here. I just moved here this summer, and hope this fix won't break my graduate student bank.



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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    Quote Originally Posted by Trainer View Post
    Crawled under my 96 intrepid to change the oil this afternoon and noticed green liquid running down part of the oil pan and a little pool on the ground. Pretty sure it is antifreeze and am wondering if anyone knows the name of a reliable mechanic around here. I just moved here this summer, and hope this fix won't break my graduate student bank.

    Dan Deery/John Deery auto is always a good bet. I have had cars taken care of there for a long time and never had any problems.



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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    Just a quick thought. Your oil didn't come out with a milky looking film did it?




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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    Quote Originally Posted by Trainer View Post
    Crawled under my 96 intrepid to change thI can imagine e oil this afternoon and noticed green liquid running down part of the oil pan and a little pool on the ground. Pretty sure it is antifreeze and am wondering if anyone knows the name of a reliable mechanic around here. I just moved here this summer, and hope this fix won't break my graduate student bank.

    I can imagine Deerys will be a little pricy, but I'm sure their work is top notch. My family's been going to Priority 1 for years. Its a family owned shop on LaPorte Rd as well as University Ave. They're VERY reasonable priced. The owner, John and his son Brett are great guys.




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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    No the oil didn't look milky. I am not taking it in yet, but have cardboard down to monitor how much is leaking, and keeping an eye on the level within the tank.

    Thank you for the suggestions, I appreciate it.



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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    Quote Originally Posted by Hibby View Post
    I can imagine Deerys will be a little pricy, but I'm sure their work is top notch. My family's been going to Priority 1 for years. Its a family owned shop on LaPorte Rd as well as University Ave. They're VERY reasonable priced. The owner, John and his son Brett are great guys.
    I second Priority 1. I prefer the one on University Ave.




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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    I've always used Maynard's Auto. He's very, very reasonably priced. It's in North Cedar out on Big Woods Rd. Give him a call and get a quote, especially if you're on a budget. The place certainly isn't anything fancy, but he kept my 1984 Bronco II running through high school and well past!

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    Re: Reliable Mechanic in Waterloo area

    Kuennen's Automotive off of Falls Avenue is about as good as they come. Honest man.


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