Tech Talk 1/19/2017

January 19th, 2017 by


Mike and Patti talk about the surprising similarities between medical and technician toolboxes while musing about the achievements of award-winning neurosurgeon, Guam’s own Brian Fergurgur. They launch into the day’s questions about gasoline quality and vehicle performance.

  • Where does Mike get gas for his car? (3:42) Is it true that different stations have higher-quality gasoline than others, beyond the normal octane rating? (4:04) How does each station maintain quality during storage? (6:06) How do I make sure that fuel stays clean in the tank? (7:27)
  • How do I know if my car requires premium grade fuel? (8:18)
  • The speedometer isn’t working properly on my 1995 Toyota Previa, what could be the cause? (9:09) What is a typical cost for vehicle diagnostics? (9:55) Is it bad to cruise in neutral downhill with an automatic transmission? (10:47)
  • When I drive down a hill in my 1998 Toyota Camry, my car sounds like a jet engine. What is going on? (12:06)

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