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Doctor John John Booth CGAE

A Little Backgound Information

"Dr." John has been in the trade 40 plus years; as a conscientious and dependable professional in all aspects of the industry, he has excellent analytical and assessment skills, recognized for a high degree of integrity and dedication to the cause.

Credibility

Attended London University's prestigious Automotive Engineers Program.
Served apprenticeship with Rolls Royce.
Worked on all major European and North American vehicles.
He has an Engineering Degree and is a licensed technician.

The Concept

It's simple...Members can e-mail John directly with their questions, which will be answered on a priority basis. Normally nobody ever waits more than 48 hours for any answer, but please remember that the Dr John is 5 hours behind UK time!

All the best questions...or the more useful ones, will be published on the site in a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) format. There will also be regular articles written especially for the AAC-UK by the Dr!

Contact

Please use the following e-mail address and info below for all questions to Busted Knuckle Garage...

bustedknucklegarage54@gmail.com

Please put this text into the Subject box in your e-mail: AAC-UK Question

The Q & A's

1955 - chevy - Tyres Problem
1964 - Bonneville - battery, which is new, is overcharging
1968 - Mustang - power Brake Booster
1970 - Chevelle - Brakes stay on
1970 - Olds Delta -
1972 - 351 C Ford V-8 - fire comes out of the carb
1976 - Pontiac Trans Am - Interior lights Problem
1978 - Chevy Malibu - Stalling Problem
1978 - Chevy Malibu - Cold weather, Stalling
1978 - newport - heater
1979 - Trans Am - Rear break pads - problems changing.
1979 - Trans Am 400 4SP - Transmission Problem
1980 - Jeep Wagoneer - stalling
1983 - Chevy Suburban - Glow Plugs
1984 - Chevy blazer - Multiple oil leaks
1985 - Mercury Grand Marquis - Brake problems
1985 - Chrysler Lebaron Turbo - Car Stalls
1986 - Jeep Cherokee - Problem with the choke
1986 - Dodge Ram 150 Day van - Van back firing
1986 - Dodge Ram 150 Day van - Back firing
1986 - Pontiac Parisienne - Engine idles too fast
1986 - Buick Grand National - White exhaust smoke
1988 - Corsica 2.8 mfi - Transmission locks in top gear
1988 - Lincoln Mark VII - Parking brake problems
1988 - Dodge Caravan - Wheel balancing problems
1988 - Pontiac 6000 Sport - Fuel starting running problems
1988 - Chrysler New Yorker - What controls the air conditioner
1989 - G20 Vandura Dayvan - Brake master cylinder
1990 - Chevy Corvette - Short on the Air Bag circuit
1990 - Plymouth Sundance - Fuel Consumption
1990 - Pontiac Trans-am - Wiring issues in the engine bay
1990 - Ford Taurus - Airbag light code 9
1990 - Chevy Beretta, Stalling - 90 Chevy Beretta, Stalling
1990 - Olds Delta 88 - Blower motor will not stop running
1990 - Chevy Malibu - Overheating
1990 - Ford F150 - No Heat
1991 - Plymouth Acclaim - Smoking Tailpipe
1991 - Mercury Grand Marquis - Idle problem
1991 - Dodge Grand Caravan - Fuel gauge problem
1991 - Pontiac Sunbird 2.0L - squeaking under the hood
1991 - Ford Taurus - Windscreen wipers problems
1991 - Plymouth Voyager - Gearing Problems
1991 - Ford Taurus - Airbag dash light stays blinking
1991 - Mercury Grand Marquis - High Idle Problem
1991 - Crown Vic - oil pressure light
1992 - Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Test - Fuel Pump problems
1992 - Ford Explorer XLT sports truck - Fuel Reset Switch
1992 - GMC Jimmy - Car has started to die whilst driving
1992 - Pontiac Bonneville - Noises when passing through water
1993 - Chevy Blazer - CPI/fuel injector leaking fuel
1993 - Ford Taurus - Adding McPherson struts
1993 - Taurus - AC compressor problems
1993 - Plymouth - Buzzing noise when shifting into reverse
1993 - Plymouth Sundance - Crunching sound on steering turn
1993 - Chrysler Concorde - Oil pressure sending unit
1993 - Pontiac Sunbird - Electrical problems
1993 - Saturn SL-2 - Air conditioner problem
1993 - Ford Escort - Overheats if idling too
1993 - Ford Taurus - Popping in the rear
1993 - Chrysler Concorde - Very strong petrol smell
1993 - Chevy Blazer - Leaking oil
1993 - Chevy Blazer - 98 Chevy Blazer temperature high
1994 - Ford Ranger - 1994 Ford Ranger - reset button for the petrol pump
1994 - Cherokee Sport 4.0L. automatic - Engine rattling sound
1994 - Dodge Dakota truck - Sludge Build up
1994 - Cherokee Sport 4.0L - Rattling sound
1995 - 2WD Day Van - Rear Shocks recommend
1995 - Chevy Impala - No vacuum
1995 - Ford Taurus - Transmission problems
1995 - Oldsmobile Ciera Wagon - Stalling problems
1995 - Mustang GT - cooling problem - 95 Mustang GT cooling problem
1995 - Impala SS - Noises like exhaust leak
1995 - Chevy Cavalier - misfiring when damp conditions
1995 - Chrysler Sebring Coupe - Wheeel baringsnot lasting long
1996 - Chevy Lumina Van with a 3.4 DOHC - Engine makes a knocking type noise
1996 - Ford F150 4x4 extended cab - Transmission makes a clunk sound
1996 - Dodge 2500 Ram - Wheel Wobble
1996 - GMC Jimmy - Possible encoder failure
1996 - Chrysler - Engine oil, sludging up
1996 - Plymouth Voyager van - Stalling
1996 - Cadillac Sedan Deville - Warning Lights
1996 - Chevy C1500 - Diagnostic trouble codes
1996 - American model Ford Taurus - Battery light flickers
1996 - Dodge 4WD - Heater blows only luke warm air
1996 - Ford Probe - Ground Clearence
1996 - Chevy Caprice - Idle speed be adjustment
1996 - Chevy Silverado - Blown manifold gasket
1996 - Chrysler - Check Engine light
1996 - GMC Pick-up - Ignition timing help
1996 - Chrysler Town & Country - Multiple Cylinder Misfire code
1996 - GMC Jimmy - Service light is always on.
1996 - Jeep Grand Cherokee - Pressure gauge falls
1996 - Lincoln Town Car - Computer driven dash board problem
1997 - Dodge Dakota - Ping from pre-ignition
1997 - Plymouth Voyager - Air bag warning light
1997 - Firebird - Excessive Oil Consumption
1997 - Bravada Oldsmobile - Fire under passenger seat
1997 - Ford Taurus - Grinding noise from brakes
1997 - Jeep Grand Cherokee - Brakes act strange
1997 - Jeep Grand Cherokee - Petrol Gauge
1997 - Chrysler - Petrol flooding
1997 - Chevrolet Malibu - Clock spring is broken
1998 - Chevy Blazer - Accelerator pedal sticks
1998 - Plymouth Voyager - Body control module
1998 - Chevrolet - Check Engine Light Problems
1998 - Buick Century - Engine light problems
1998 - Plymouth Breeze - Brakes
1998 - Dodge Caravan - Cooling fan failings
1998 - Ford Contour SE -
1998 - Chrysler day van - Dodgy Dealer!
1998 - Buick Century - Erratic temperature readout
1998 - Chrysler Concorde - Miss in the 5th cylinder
1998 - Ford Crown Victoria - Where is the reset on the computer
1998 - Mercury Sable - Steering Locks in Wet!
1999 - Dodge Ram Quad cab - Low charge of refrigerant
1999 - Ford Explorer - Noises
1999 - Oldsmobile Bravada - Cylinder plug
1999 - Lincoln Continental - Ignition coils breaking down
1999 - Dodge Dakota Sport - Loud tapping on start up
1999 - Plymouth Breeze - Frozen Boot lock
1999 - Chrysler Sebring - Running Problems - Problem keeping the car running
1999 - US Ford Probe - Transmission jumps
1999 - Pontiac Grand AM - ABS light and Traction light on
1999 - Dodge Dakota - Engine tapping when first start up
1999 - Dodge Ram - 4 wheel drive = Nasty noise!
1999 - Jeep Grand Cherokee - The instrument panel not working!
1999 - Durango - shifting points seem a little off
1999 - Oldsmobile Cutlass - blue smoke
1999 - Probe GT V6-24V - Weird smoke problem
2000 - Malibu - Problems relating to Anti-Theft device etc.
2000 - Dodge Neon - Brake noise & Water Leaks
2000 - Pontiac Gran Prix - Problem head lights
2000 - Dodge Neon - Brakes
2000 - Chevrolet 2000 - sounds like something is slipping on acceleration
2000 - Chevy Malibu Bonnet Release - Bonnet is stuck closed
2000 - Chevy Silverado - Bumping through steering wheel on Right turn
2000 - Chrysler - Lights coming on all over the place!
2000 - Chevy Silverado - Bumping Through Steering Wheel
2001 - Chevy Venture - Warning lights
2001 - Chevy Tahoe - Something constantly running
2001 - Dodge Ram 3500 - Transmission slip after bump
2001 - Dodge Ram - Petrol cap fallen into tank!
2001 - Chevy - 2001 Chevy needs a new Body Control Module
2001 - Chevrolet - pressure loss problem - Is the transmission toast?
2001 - Dodge Durango - leak in the heater core
2003 - Chevy Trailblazer - 2003 Chevy Trailblazer & a musty smell
The Ooey Gooey Carburetter - The Ooey Gooey Carburetter
Pontiac Catalina - Heating problems
Synthetic Oil - May not benefit the older engine
Synthetic Oil/ Organic Oil? - Synthetic Oil vs Organic Oil?
Fuel cut off and air bag - Fuel cut off and air bag
Dodge Dynasty - Brakes Hose & Overheating
American Decoke - American Decoke
Cold start problem - Cold start problem
In-Car Computer Question - In-Car Computer Question (Reset)
Steering Wobble & Leaky Windscreen - Steering Wobble & Leaky Windscreen
Chrysler Voyager van - Transmission/gearbox problems
Chevy Silverado 1500 - Blowback in the air intake
Pontiac Grand AM - Leaking coolant
Chevy Cavalier misfires - Chevy Cavalier misfires
Service Light Always On - Service Light Always On
Chev Day Van - Lighting Problems/ Burn out
Anti Freeze in Oil - Anti Freeze in Oil
2WD - Shocks recommendation
Auto laws on repairs - Auto laws on repairs (What they can or cannot do)
Chevy 1500 - Electrical Problem
Coolant - Brown rusty Sludge
Coolant - Can I Mix them? - Mix coolants
Petrol Savers - Do the petrol savers really work
Chevrolet Impala - Leaking Sunroof (Newly Fitted)
Mustang 4.0 Litre - Ticking V6 engine
Mercury Topaz - Grinding/clacking on Steering
Dodge Grand Caravan - blowing blue smoke
Continental - check power assist
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