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Heating Air Conditioning

 

February 2, 2018


A vehicle’s air conditioning system does not create cold air. It actually takes the heat and moisture out of the air that is already in your car, leaving behind cooler air. Having a good understanding of how the components work can help to explain the methods of repairs in the air conditioning system. The freon/refrigerant Read more...

Supplemental Restraint System

 

February 2, 2018


The acronym SRS stands for Supplemental Restraint System which is the proper name for the Airbag System in your vehicle. This is the dash warning light that was not mentioned in the prior articles on warning lights. This system is considered a passive safety device, meaning that it takes no action from the vehicle occupants Read more...

All About Automotive Chosen Again For Top Automotive Blog!

 

June 14, 2017


Your vehicle is a pivotal part of your life, so when it’s not working properly, it can lead to some serious road bumps in your life. That is why we are dedicated to making sure your car runs smoothly and properly, whether that means taking care of the vehicle you bring in or providing you Read more...

Affordable Auto Repair You Can Trust

 

March 31, 2017


If you are looking for quality automotive care, All About Automotive is here for you. For almost 17 years All About Automotive has served the Gresham area with automotive repair, and we strive to be a part of the community we serve by supporting local charities, schools, and events. When you walk through our doors Read more...

Antilock Brakes of What Benefit Are They?

 

February 18, 2017


The anti-lock braking system, or ABS system, is a safety system which prevents the wheels on a vehicle from locking up in a panic stop braking condition, or if you are on a slick surface. The theory behind ABS brakes is simple. A skidding wheel has less traction than a non-skidding wheel. By keeping the Read more...

WHAT IS THE TRUE DEFINITION OF PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR VEHICLE?

 

February 7, 2017


Preventive maintenance has the following meanings: The care and servicing by personnel for the purpose of maintaining equipment, and facilities in satisfactory operating condition by performing systematic inspections, leading to detection, and correction of incipient failures either before they occur or before they develop into major defects. Maintenance, including tests, measurements, adjustments, and parts replacement, Read more...

Why are the fluids in my vehicle dark and brown do they really need to be changed?

 

February 3, 2017


The different mechanical systems in your vehicle need to have lubrication while they are operating. The engine, the engine’s cooling system, the transmission, transfer case, differential(s), power steering, brake, and hydraulic clutch. Not every vehicle is equipped with all of these systems, but each of these systems need special fluid to operate . The fluid Read more...

Is Topping off Your Gas Tank Bad For The Environment?

 

January 27, 2017


When you are at the gas station filling your gas tank and the nozzle automatically clicks off, this means that your tank is full and you should not add more. The pump is designed to turn off when the fuel in your tank reaches a certain level. This level leaves room in the tank for Read more...

Is Topping off Your Gas Tank Bad For The Environment?

 

January 27, 2017


When you are at the gas station filling your gas tank and the nozzle automatically clicks off, this means that your tank is full and you should not add more. The pump is designed to turn off when the fuel in your tank reaches a certain level. This level leaves room in the tank for Read more...

How Do I Extend The Life of My Vehicle’s Fuel Pump?

 

January 24, 2017


The fuel pump of your vehicle is crucial for proper delivery of fuel to your vehicle’s engine. An engine needs spark, fuel and compression in order to operate. There are two kinds of fuel pumps in vehicles, mechanical and electrical fuel pumps, most of today’s cars are equipped with the electrical fuel pump. The fuel Read more...

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