Let’s Talk About E15 Gasoline

In June 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the sale of E15 gasoline, a mixture of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gas. (A lower ethanol mixture containing 10 percent ethanol, E10, was already widely being sold in the U.S.)

Your Vehicle’s Check Engine Light

It’s not your father’s idiot light. How much do you know about your “Check Engine” light? If you’re like most people, not much. Most owners only know that they don’t really want to see it come on while the engine is running.

Crank Angle Sensor Problem in Z32 Series

I recently had a customer come into my shop with a 1993 300ZX 2+2 non turbo with automatic transmission that had a drivability problem. He had been to a few shops including a Nissan dealer and a transmission shop for loss of power and stumbling during acceleration. Their numerous attempts to cure the problem by […]


Don’t try to get away with using cheap antifreeze in your 300ZX. It has usually been watered down. However, if you feel you simply must use it, DO NOT DILUTE it; run it straight. Better quality antifreezes (such as Prestone) should be diluted, however.