Blog

You are viewing all posts for categories: service

Beware of Unexpected Exhaust Leaks

While the exhaust system that sits in and under your vehicle is mainly responsible for venting exhaust gases, it is also responsible for maintaining proper system pressures. Leaks at any point in the system can compromise these pressures, with unpleasant consequences.

While any leak in the system is bad, exhaust manifold or header leaks can be especially damaging. Because they sit very close to the cylinders, they can have detrimental effects on a number of engine parts if they begin leaking. Dual headers are specially designed systems that feature twin manifolds.

read more
Categories: ,

DIY Headlight Restoration: Wipe Away the Yellow Cloudy Lights

If you have a DIY headlight restoration kit, you may think that all of your problems are solved. However, abrasives and chemicals may not get the job done, especially if you are not able to take off the headlights, which is the case in some makes and models.

However, some people have had success using toothpaste and insect repellent for a DIY headlight restoration project. You can use either substance to wipe away the discoloration from headlights, from the outside or inside. However, you should be careful with insect repellent as it can damage your car's paint.

read more
Categories: ,

Learn About Your Vehicle's Fluids

In each and every motor vehicle in the entire world, several fluids help maintain their regular function. Without them, either certain functions or the entire vehicle might not work. Let's look into the most common fluids in cars, when to check them, how they help your car, and more.

Engine oil is what most people simply refer to as "oil." It helps lubricate the engine and related functions. Without this oil, your vehicle would - well - shut down, explode, sputter; it'd be nasty. 

read more
Categories:

Servicing Your Transmission Is Important

Vehicle transmission systems are important because a transmission dramatically influences how other automotive hardware operates on the road. A typical transmission with manual shifting hardware has multiple components, and proper maintenance routines keep these vital parts protected.

read more
Categories:

Fluid Check Is First Step In Great Service

The fluid check should be the first step in great service. We know vehicle fluids have an important job to do. You might be worried about your oil. You might stress over your transmission fluid. You might just run out of windshield wiper fluid. Our service department understands your concerns about vehicle fluid.

read more
Categories: , ,

Planning makes road trips fun

Taking a road trip invokes daydreams of beautiful countryside, good music and great roadside cafes and diners. But without careful planning, it could end up looking more like a stranded breakdown. Following a simple checklist will help your road trip be a dream, not a disaster.

 
read more
Categories: , , ,

Schedule a routine oil change for your vehicle today

It is important to realize that cars run on much more than just gasoline. That's just the fuel. Your automobile also requires coolant, usually antifreeze and oil, as a lubricant. Proper maintenance requires that you pay attention to all three of these vital fluids. Especially your oil.

960 × 640

Oil keeps the moving parts in your engine from overheating, and binding up. Oil is also the primary system for cleanin

read more
Categories: ,

The Worst Scenario

Imagine you are driving down the road and suddenly something enters the road. This thing will damage your car to an extreme degree. As a reaction, you slam down on the brake pedal expecting a sudden stop. To your surprise, the car continues to slide for another few feet. It is neither raining nor snowing, so why did your car continue to slide? If this scenario where to happen to you, it is very likely that the grip on your tires has worn out. Your tires help your vehicle’s braking system by providing traction to the road. This traction…
read more
Categories:

When to Replace or Repair Your Vehicle's Winshield

The windshield on your car or truck works as hard as your engine, brakes, or tires to keep you safe and comfortable while driving, and just like your brakes or tires, when your windshield has sustained damaged, it should be repaired or replaced as soon as possible.

Cracks and chips in your windshield can lead to visibility issues as the cracks deepen and spread. These cracks can make driving more dangerous by obscuring your view through the windshield, and driving with a crack windshield where the crack is located on the driver side is illegal in most states and can…
read more
Categories:
Info
AdChoices
true true true true true true true true true true true true
;