This Mistake Will Cost You Thousands

  • Published: 09 November 2019
  • Never Do This With Your Car, DIY and car review with Scotty Kilmer. Car fails and car mistakes. Mistakes people make when buying and selling a car. Should I buy a new or used car? Buying a new car. Buying a used car. Good and bad cars to buy. Cars you should never buy. Car buying mistakes. Car buying. Car Advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 52 years.

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Comments • 611

  • Scotty Kilmer
    Scotty Kilmer   1 weeks back

    This Car Changes Everything:

    ⬇️Scotty’s Top DIY Tools:
    1. Bluetooth Scan Tool:
    2. Mid-Grade Scan Tool:
    3. My Fancy (Originally $5,000) Professional Scan Tool:
    4. Cheap Scan Tool:
    5. Basic Mechanic Tool Set:
    6. Professional Socket Set:
    7. Ratcheting Wrench Set:
    8. No Charging Required Car Jump Starter:
    9. Battery Pack Car Jump Starter:

    ⬇️ Things used in this video:
    1. Common Sense
    2. 4k Camera:
    3. Camera Microphone:
    4. Camera Tripod:
    5. My computer for editing / uploading:

    🛠Check out the tools I use and highly recommend ►

    🔥Scotty Shirts and Merch ►

    Subscribe and hit the notification bell! ►

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    • Glenn Lego
      Glenn Lego  7 days back

      I'm too emotionally involved with my tablet computer. I need help. I've posted in excess of 21000 comments.

    • Iain Purdie
      Iain Purdie  1 weeks back

      Scotty Kilmer z a 👨🏻‍🦲👲🏼🚄

    • Simon Jonsson
      Simon Jonsson  1 weeks back

      Hey scotty im thinking about buying a new bmw x1 and I will probably keep it for 7 years atleast thug i dont drive to mutch. Should i buy The car or a diffrent car like a volvo xc40 insted?

    • Carlos Gomez
      Carlos Gomez  1 weeks back

      Scotty Kilmer
      Hey Scotty,
      I recently bought a 2009 Honda Civic with 100k miles and everything is okay but the car makes a loud vibrating noise while driving and sometimes while it parked, any thoughts on what it could be ?

    • dylanpvp
      dylanpvp  1 weeks back

      @Kenny Montgomery miata

  • Robert Nazarov
    Robert Nazarov  2 days back

    Hey Scotty, my 11’ Corolla le leaked coolant last week. The only noticeable place was my drivers side front wheel well. I took the car in and they couldnt find a leak. Any idea how it could have leaked?

    • kim cat
      kim cat  2 days back

      I disagree Scotty, what u have for your Celica is an emotional attachment, it's hard to remain cold towards something that serves u for decades with little trouble even if it's jus a machine.

      • james musisca
        james musisca  3 days back

        in love with a motor cycle say mental help

        • Jon Wong
          Jon Wong  3 days back

          You can also check motor mounts by putting the car in drive or reverse while your foot is on the brake then give it a little gas, the engine will move around a lot if mounts are broken. Make sure the hoods open and having a helper is a good idea.

          On rear wheel drive cars the drivers side motor mount is the one that always breaks. Easy to see the engine will pick it self up when you check.

          • TheCodexNecro
            TheCodexNecro  3 days back

            Scotty, I can totally relate to the motorcycle comment. I also get attached to mine. Nothing clears your mind and soul like a ride on a motorcycle.

            • dr. breen's beard
              dr. breen's beard  3 days back

              The only car im emotionally attatched to is my dads 2002 4runner. I have zero idea what it is but it just feels... right. It has 210k miles but hes kept it in good shape/maintained since 150k

              • Chuck Barnett
                Chuck Barnett  3 days back

                @ 0:17 "I never get that emotionally attached to them."
                '94 Celica in driveway: (cries in Celica.)

                • ROB NAVAEI
                  ROB NAVAEI  3 days back

                  Hey Scotty, talking about motorcycles, I heard that motorcycle tires should be changed after 5 years no matter how much tread is left. Do you have any opinion about that ?

                  • joker 4798
                    joker 4798  4 days back

                    Scotty I have alot of noise coming for my aftermarket pedders adjustable coil.over kit. What's the best way to get the squeak to go away?

                    • Joe hizzle
                      Joe hizzle  4 days back

                      Beat it and lube it 😄

                      • AZ Independent
                        AZ Independent  4 days back

                        He said it himself and is obvious that Scotty doesn't get excited about vehicles, otherwise he wouldn't be a rice lover and is about as boring as you can get when it comes to his choice in automobiles 🤣

                        • jeff mays
                          jeff mays  4 days back

                          I just test drove the Lexus GS f sport 350, LS 500 with the new 6cyl turbo and the new RCF. Absolutely the most boring uninspiring cars I have ever driven. Then I test drove a bmw 340i and boom! Instant smile and gratification. I’ll be purchasing a used 340i with 10k miles for 25k and can’t wait to give bmw my money.

                          • J Mr.Laidback
                            J Mr.Laidback  4 days back

                            Make a video of a Scion tC 05 please 😅

                            • Austin Sago
                              Austin Sago  5 days back

                              What do you think about the 1998 mercury villager.

                              • Jae Illinbaus
                                Jae Illinbaus  5 days back

                                Scotty: "beating it a little bit and lubing it will fix it"

                                Me: hey wait I thought you were supposed to......awww nevermind I've been doing it wrong 🤣

                                • Alan Jones
                                  Alan Jones  5 days back

                                  Scotty's right about motorcycles you and the bike become one - it's like intercourse !!

                                  • The Truth
                                    The Truth  6 days back

                                    Emotional attached to my boat...

                                    • Dustin
                                      Dustin  6 days back

                                      Cressida to a Lexus is like upgrading from am ugly woman to a super model

                                      • Queen Iman
                                        Queen Iman  6 days back

                                        Does Scotty ever answer comments? Being a YouTube star must be hard work

                                        • The Mighty Blue
                                          The Mighty Blue  6 days back

                                          The only thing I get emotionally attached to is reving up my engine and prostitutes both cost me a arm and a leg 😞

                                          • Allen Tompkins
                                            Allen Tompkins  6 days back

                                            i got attached to my 75 celica fast back ...headers..dual side draft carburetors...311,000 miles..100% dependable was hit twice ..severe body damage the second time ....took two months until i finally had it towed out of the drive way after facing the reality it wasnt worth fixing

                                            • john smith
                                              john smith  6 days back

                                              I was emotionally involved with my ex wife , she drove off but I still have my trusty car that has been maintained and costs way less. I guess I am emotionally attached to my car.

                                              • YouTube TV
                                                YouTube TV  6 days back

                                                My car is a work of art

                                                • Stacy boulderdash
                                                  Stacy boulderdash  7 days back

                                                  Scotty is like the guy living at the top of a mountain, but more accessible.😉

                                                  • Mc Bain
                                                    Mc Bain  7 days back

                                                    I understand Scotty on wife kids and bikes , I'm not a biker and wouldn't ever think of riding a bike any distance but from the first time I remember seeing one I have always felt an attraction and have had at least one in the shed the past 50 years .

                                                    • Marc B.
                                                      Marc B.  7 days back

                                                      Well I missed it. WHAT WILL COST THOUSANDS TO FIX? It looks like one of those new stupid turn knobs for a transmission, instead of a shifter, but I didnt see it in the is the problem and in what car?

                                                      • bbthing68
                                                        bbthing68  7 days back

                                                        Re: Old F-150 with 186,000 miles. You forgot one additional check: Look underneath for rust. It's quite common for old pickups to rest on a rusted frame and the F-150 is no different. They otherwise can last a very long time, so when it's being sold it's often due to a rusted frame.

                                                        • bbthing68
                                                          bbthing68  7 days back

                                                          My father-in-law loved Mercedes for their safety, and he had (among others) a 300D with the A/C not working. When my car was in the shop, he lent me the 300D. It was August in South Florida and wow! Instead of ducting the outside air just under the superheated dash, the ducting was buried and insulated from the August heat. The car was actually quite pleasant to drive even without the A/C working. It's a shame that other cars don't route their outside air like that old 300D.

                                                          He eventually fixed the A/C. It was a case of the shoemaker's kids go barefoot. He had enough other peoples' cars to work on (it wasn't his main job; just a love of mechanics) that he took (quite often) a long time to fix the cars driven by others in the family. But he was a great mechanic and I learned a lot from him.

                                                          • Mark And Blitz
                                                            Mark And Blitz  7 days back

                                                            Had an 04 Z06 named Daisy, I loved driving miss Daisy.

                                                            • Elwookiee07
                                                              Elwookiee07  7 days back

                                                              My dad had one of those old Toyota van it was an 1988 model, I miss that thing.

                                                              • Godzukidan
                                                                Godzukidan  7 days back

                                                                Lube it wack it and pull it. Words to live by from Scotty.😎😁

                                                                • Bat Guano
                                                                  Bat Guano  7 days back

                                                                  Hood won't pop open? Use detonation cord.
                                                                  Breaks squeaking? Det cord. Oil filter won't come off? Det cord.
                                                                  Rattling tailpipe? You got it; det cord.

                                                                  • Marius Fatu
                                                                    Marius Fatu  7 days back

                                                                    a lot of sun there, right?

                                                                    • Jeffrey Twoey
                                                                      Jeffrey Twoey  7 days back

                                                                      These modern, fancy, high tech cars. Thank God for my fancy, $5,000 scan tool. 😲

                                                                      • Richard Connell
                                                                        Richard Connell  1 weeks back

                                                                        Scotty your cat in the background is freaking me out 😂.

                                                                        • hashim mohamed
                                                                          hashim mohamed  1 weeks back

                                                                          What do you think of toyota corolla 2006 ?

                                                                          • the truth
                                                                            the truth  1 weeks back

                                                                            My neighbor said his wife was emotionally attached to her car I was not surprised after all she's been having sex with the thing for the last 2 years on several occasions I caught her accidentally putting the car in reverse with no hands🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣✌

                                                                            • And The Funky Bunch
                                                                              And The Funky Bunch  1 weeks back

                                                                              "This Mistake Will Cost You Thousands"

                                                                              What was the mistake? Getting emotionally attached or did I miss something else? I sat the whole video waiting for the mistake... Maybe I am the mistake. :/

                                                                              • Edgy
                                                                                Edgy  2 days back

                                                                                You got it, it was getting emotionally attached to your car

                                                                              • Jeff Albillar
                                                                                Jeff Albillar  5 days back

                                                                                He does this alot. I guess it has something to do with shifting? That was the pic

                                                                            • Fordman8011
                                                                              Fordman8011  1 weeks back

                                                                              Scotty didn’t marry his Toyota Celcia or anything 🤣😂😂🤣😂

                                                                              • BlackoutBill21
                                                                                BlackoutBill21  1 weeks back

                                                                                2:14 how are there no GIFs for scotty crazyness!! lmao good stuff Scotty!!

                                                                                • Jeff Busey
                                                                                  Jeff Busey  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Scotty my Neice is looking for her first car to just to go to school and work. What would be a good reliable used make to check into.

                                                                                  • Dave Buck
                                                                                    Dave Buck  7 days back

                                                                                    Scotty would tell her to buy a Toyota Corolla.

                                                                                • Jakobie Forsythe
                                                                                  Jakobie Forsythe  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Hey, I've been planning on rebuilding my 03 Celica Gt 1.8L 1zz-fe motor. I was curious if It would be best to replace everything with the exception of some hoses and reservoirs.. or should I pull everything off, replace every gasket and just clean it all very well.. replace fluids etc.

                                                                                  • Max
                                                                                    Max  1 weeks back

                                                                                    It's too late for me....

                                                                                    • Christopher Johnson
                                                                                      Christopher Johnson  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Scotty! I have a 1992 4x4 Ford V-6 Big 300 Motor. 2nd Owner, 86,000 original miles. Big Fan of your channel. I have been told this truck can go 300,000 miles without major problems. I’ve had it 18 years . Owner/Operator truck driver. Truck better than new now but expensive fixing all the minor problems. Emotionally attached to the vehicle since my departed Dad found it for me. Love Your Channel! CJ Any thoughts about my truck? Thnx!!!!!!

                                                                                      • Peter B.
                                                                                        Peter B.  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Transportation equipment.

                                                                                        • Michael Snook
                                                                                          Michael Snook  1 weeks back

                                                                                          6:48. Hey Scotty, too much fuel (an overly rich air-fuel ratio) will make a car smoke BLACK not white! What were you thinkin'? ;-)

                                                                                          • evilal20
                                                                                            evilal20  1 weeks back

                                                                                            What if the vehicles has sentimental value? I inherited my grandfather's 1990 F250 XLT, and love the truck. But it's rusted to be, and he has the exhaust clamped with a C-Clamp 🤣