40 Weird And Crazy Things Car Mechanics Spotted On The Job

Published 4 years ago

If you think that all car mechanics do is change tires, fix brakes and tell you how you’re 10,000 miles late for an oil change, we’ve got some news for you. Turns out that mechanics regularly spot all sorts of crazy things on the job and someone even started a whole community where they share some of the wackiest stuff they happen to stumble upon.

JustRolledIntoTheShop is an online community where car mechanics and enthusiasts share all of the weird stuff they find while fixing cars and I don’t doubt you’ll be surprised. From bizarre electrical issues to finding live possums under the hood, check out the weirdest things car mechanics found on the job in the gallery below!

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#1 Hood Opens. Hood Is Layed Down Immediately. Tech Exclaims “Oh Hell No.”

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#2 Stayed A Little Longer At The Shop To Save This Little Guy From Someone’s Engine Bay

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#3 I Dont Condone Stealing… But Man I Want To

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#4 Customer Refused All 4 Tires On A Rainy Day, She Also Had To Sign A Waiver Before Releasing The Car

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#5 Customer: “Let Me Know When You Are About To Pull My Truck In So I Can Get My Raccoon” And He Sat In The Lobby With A Raccoon Until His Truck Was Done

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#6 The Car Sounds Like A Cartoon

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#7 This Made Me Laugh Way More Than It Should Have

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#8 The Odds Of A Single 4 Leaf Clover Rooting Into A Fender Line

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#9 Customer Has Been Coming Since 200k Miles, Said He’d Get To 1 Million. I’ve Been Waiting For That Day For Years, Today He Casually Rolled Up And Asked To Plug His Tire, Needless To Say Best Tire Plug Ever

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#10 I Am Pretty Sure I’m Younger Than The Tire

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#11 C/S She Hears A Flapping Noise Coming From The Driver’s Side

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#12 Customer States Temperature Gauge Is Reading Full Tank

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#13 Self Aware Prius Owner

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#14 Actual Work Order At Our Shop From One Of Our Technicians

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#15 Accerlator Gets Stuck To Floor. Pull On String To Unstick

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#16 C/S Lost His Keys… I Wonder Why

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#17 The First And Probably Last Time I Will Ever See One Of These. Jaguar Xj220 With Only 3k On The Odometer

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#18 A Girl Who Works At Sonic Just Paid Her 1k Repair Bill With Mostly 1’s And 5’s. Mad Resolve

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#19 Just Hopped Into The Shop

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#20 Customer Failed To Mention The Fact That His Dog Was In The Vehicle, Scared The Hell Outta Me

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#21 Surprised It Didn’t Explode Into The Shop

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#22 I Work At A Rental Company And The Police Brought This Back…

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#23 16 Years Of Writing Service And It Finally Happened. Gloves In A Glovebox

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#24 Just Crawled Out From Under A Broken Lift

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#25 Private Security Tahoe With 1” Bulletproof Glass. The Rest Of The Vehicle Is Just As Heavily Armored

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#26 Work Never Fails To Disappoint

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#27 86 Yota. 211k Miles. In Mint Condition

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#28 The Only Worthwhile Lift Kit Instructions

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#29 Just In For An Inspection & Was Greeted With This…

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#30 Guy Drove In Like This. Another Reason Why We Are Essential

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#31 7 Months Since The Last Post About This Car… He Finally Did It. Our Customer Bought This Civic New In 06 And It Has Only Been Serviced At Our Dealership. Original Motor And Transmission

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#32 A Sweet Old Lady Asked Me To Apply Her 2018 License Plate Decal Today As She Couldn’t Kneel Down To Do It Herself Anymore

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#33 Customer States “I Played Edm Once And Now My Car Won’t Stop Pretending It’s At A Rave”

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#34 An Actual “Key” Supplied By A Customer

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#35 When I Saw This I Told Her It Wasn’t Going To Be Cheep

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#36 Which Car Has The Worst Battery Location?

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#37 Lexus In To Pick Up Some Brake Pads

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#38 Had An Interesting Tailgate Come In Today

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#39 This Little Girl Helped Me Check Codes In Her Owner’s Car Today. Good Girl

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#40 Just Pulled This Out Of A Customers Car Between The Grill And Condenser

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Aušrys Uptas

One day, this guy just kind of figured - "I spend most of my time on the internet anyway, why not turn it into a profession?" - and he did! Now he not only gets to browse the latest cat videos and fresh memes every day but also shares them with people all over the world, making sure they stay up to date with everything that's trending on the web. Some things that always pique his interest are old technologies, literature and all sorts of odd vintage goodness. So if you find something that's too bizarre not to share, make sure to hit him up!

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