r/MechanicAdvice

1.3M members
r/MechanicAdvice is a subreddit with 1.3M members discussing topics like Engine and Car. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has crazy activity.
This is more than a car repair forum!

Popular Topics in r/MechanicAdvice

#1

Engine

: "Did I waste my time replacing this Engine mount?"
42 posts
#2

Car

: "I bought new lugnuts for my Car but they are acorn tapered and my original lugnuts are rounded. The new lugnuts create a small gap between them and the wheel but my original lugnuts sit flush. Is that dangerous?"
37 posts
#3

Mechanic

: "How to deal with my car being destroyed by a Mechanic."
12 posts
#4

Brake

: "Did I get scammed at a Brake place?"
7 posts
#5

Coolant

: "Does Coolant belong here?"
6 posts
#6

Transmission

: "Is the Transmission fluid supposed to be at the middle of the twist, or between the notches?…it should be the notches right?"
6 posts
#7

Rotors

: "Did a pad slap on these Rotors? Acceptable?"
4 posts
#8

Brakes

: "Got my Brakes done, then heard a grinding noise"
4 posts
#9

Oil Change

: "Dealership performed 10 quart diesel Oil Change on gas truck."
4 posts
#10

Car Issues

: "How screwed am I?"
3 posts

Popular Themes in r/MechanicAdvice

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Got my brakes done, then heard a grinding noise"
57 posts
#2
Advice Requests
: "Got engine replaced they didn’t replace belt still under 100k warranty how should I go about this ?"
25 posts
#3
Money Talk
: "Am I being ripped off? Service quote"
11 posts
#4
Solution Requests
: "Battery terminals too big for clamps"
7 posts

Member Growth in r/MechanicAdvice

Daily
+-105 members(-0.0%)
Monthly
+11k members(0.9%)
Yearly
+146k members(12.6%)

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