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Eye Spy: Suspended Repairs

October 14, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Be prepared for anything… because you never know what you’ll find when you raise the hood on a vehicle!

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Eye Spy: More adventures with animals

September 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Be prepared for anything… because you never know what you’ll find when you raise the hood on a vehicle!

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Eye Spy: More adventures with animals

September 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Midas technician Moe LeBlanc in Moncton, N.B., found this picture-perfect bird’s nest under the hood of a 2006 Dodge Ram that came in with a coolant leak. The customer, who drives the truck every day, couldn’t believe it hadn’t…

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Working with… animals?

August 12, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Cam Young of Cam’s Auto Service in Toronto said a 1999 Malibu that limped into the shop had suddenly started shifting hard and the engine light came on. When a technician popped the hood, he found three squirrels alive and…

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Eye Spy: Working with… animals?

August 12, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Finding critters under the hood will certainly keep you on your toes. Just ask these guys!

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EYE SPY Did you read the instructions?!

April 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Installation errors from our growing collection of EyeSpy photographs

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EYE SPY Filter Fumbles

March 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

An assortment of filter fumbles from our growing collection of EyeSpy photos.

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EYE SPY More DIY disasters

February 25, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Rookie mistakes from our growing collection of EYE SPY pictures.

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Eye Spy: Crazy Brakes

January 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Brake-related EYE SPY pictures from our growing collection.

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EYE SPY: Hole-y unfit for the roads!

January 14, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Steve Hackett, owner of Paragon Auto Service in Saskatoon, Sask. sent in this scathing indictment of the lack of mandatory safety inspections. “Unfortunately, this is what is on the roads without inspections,” he wrote. The 1979 Cordoba was towed…

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Eye Spy: A customer’s inVENTion

January 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  No front defrost? No problem! A customer brought his Pontiac Vibe to Jeremy Bovaird and Jennifer Hebert at Jers’ Garage in City of Kawartha Lakes, Ont. to show off his homemade repair to clear his windshield. “We told him earlier…

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Eye Spy: From frozen ditch to burned clutch

December 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Ben Knowles of Mechanic Modern in Richmond, Que., sent in this picture of a fried clutch. The owner of the 2008 Toyota Corolla thought he could get himself out of a snowbank by brute power and quickly switching from forward…


So, you’ve taken a picture of something interesting in the shop? We’d love to see what you’ve found!