• Put the Brakes On! (Brake Caliper Replacement)
    Keeping your vehicle's brakes in top shape is one of the most important things you can do for your safety and those on the road with you. Most drivers know a little about brake pads and rotors but may...
    Published on: Nov 06, 2022
  • Don't Blow a Gasket! (Valve Cover Gasket Replacement)
    When you head out to your vehicle after it's been parked and notice oil leaking underneath it, that's something to have looked at right away.  Oil leaks mean your oil level is probably low and ru...
    Published on: Oct 30, 2022
  • Rubber Match (Tire Replacement)
    A set of new tires isn't probably high on anyone's list of exciting purchases.  But since your life is literally riding on them, it's probably a good idea to know when it's time for you to buy ne...
    Published on: Oct 23, 2022
  • Sounds Exhausting! (Exhaust Service)
    Most of us know a bad muffler when we hear it.  That loud, rumbling sound is unmistakable. Did you also know you can get a ticket for driving around with a loud exhaust system? If your exhaust s...
    Published on: Oct 16, 2022
  • To Fix or Not To Fix (Tire Repair)
    You know that sinking feeling when you realize one of your tires has a problem.  It may be making an odd noise or behaving oddly when you're driving.  You may hit a pothole or curb and one s...
    Published on: Oct 09, 2022
  • Let's Clear Some Things Up (Headlight Restoration)
    You know how exposing your skin to sunlight can cause sunburn and other unhealthy things.  Sunlight can also create major problems for your headlights.  After they've been exposed to ultravi...
    Published on: Oct 02, 2022
  • Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)
    Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles.  Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, t...
    Published on: Sep 25, 2022
  • A Hot Mess (AC System-Compresser)
    Air conditioning used to be a real luxury in a vehicle, but now it's standard in most.  Your vehicle's air conditioning system is built to last a pretty long time, but like anything mechanical, s...
    Published on: Sep 18, 2022
  • Them's the Brakes (Brake Rotor Resurfacing)
    Your vehicle's brakes wear out.  It's inevitable. You'll notice it when you step on the brake pedal and feel it harder to stop, or there's vibration when you are braking.  Most modern vehic...
    Published on: Sep 11, 2022
  • Giving CV Joints the Boot! (CV Joint and Boot Replacement)
    Ever wonder how your vehicle’s transmission is connected to your wheels? After all, when you hit a pothole or some other uneven part of a road’s surface, there has to be something that can...
    Published on: Sep 06, 2022
  • Steer Clear of Power Steering Problems (Power Steering Maintenance)
    We usually take our vehicle's easy steering for granted until something goes wrong.  Power steering is what makes it almost effortless to turn the steering wheel, aiming your vehicle in the direc...
    Published on: Jul 24, 2022
  • Bad Vibes (Disc brake rotor problems)
    If you were to name the most important safety feature on your vehicle right now, what would your answer be? A lot of driving experts would agree that it’s your brakes.  Most newer vehicles ...
    Published on: Jul 17, 2022
  • How Tired Are Your Tires? (Tire replacement)
    Of the things you think about most, your tires are probably pretty far down the list. That’s understandable because today’s tires are engineered to do their job without needing you to pay ...
    Published on: Jul 10, 2022
  • Motor Oil—The Synthetic Advantage (Synthetic oil vs Conventional)
    You’ve probably already heard that regular oil changes are extremely important for the health of your vehicle’s engine. That’s sound advice.  But what you might not know is when...
    Published on: Jul 03, 2022
  • When Your Air Bag Light Comes On (Illuminated Air Bag Light)
    There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others.  One is the air bag light.  If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their...
    Published on: Jun 26, 2022
  • Out with the Old (Vehicle Parts that Wear Out)
    Some drivers don't pay any attention to their vehicles until something breaks.  Others take them into their service repair facility for maintenance even before a problem develops.  Still, ev...
    Published on: Jun 19, 2022
  • Busted! Air Conditioning (Air Conditioning Maintenance)
    Your vehicle's air conditioning is something you count on when the weather heats up.  But there's bound to be a day when you turn it on and one of these things happens: Only warm air blows out...
    Published on: Jun 12, 2022
  • The Truth about Tire Pressure (Tire Inflation)
    Most light vehicles (under 10,000 pounds/4,500 kg) in North America sold from 2008 model year on have a feature that many people are confused about.  It's the tire pressure monitoring system (TPM...
    Published on: Jun 05, 2022
  • Tire or Re-Tire? (Getting Tires Ready for Hot Weather)
    Heat isn't easy on vehicle tires, and as the seasons change, make sure yours are ready to take the heat.  Let's talk first about inflation.  Heat causes air to expand, so heat alone can rai...
    Published on: May 29, 2022
  • Mercury Rising (Hot Weather Vehicle Concerns)
    The heat is on, and your vehicle takes a beating when it is.  Several of your vehicle's systems are under extra stress in hot weather, so here are a few to make sure are getting the care and main...
    Published on: May 22, 2022
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