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How Can You Optimize Fuel Efficiency in Your Vehicle?

 

April 30, 2020


Keeping Your Vehicle Fuel-Efficient The cost of fuel seems to be on the rise this fall, so it may have you wondering what is the best way to make your vehicle more fuel-efficient.  There are a few ways that you can keep your vehicle as fuel-efficient as possible. Regular Vehicle Inspection for Fuel-Efficiency Having your Read more...

Brakes Most Important Safety System of Your Vehicle

 

April 23, 2020


Most Important Safety System The brake system of your vehicle is by far the most important safety system that it has.  Being able to slow down or stop at a moment's notice will help to avoid an incident or accident.  Improperly working brakes will not do the job they are designed to do and will Read more...

Does a pocket sized plug in device for your vehicle, like FIXD or HUM diagnose your car?

 

April 16, 2020


Great Information, But Not Diagnosis The FIXD device is being touted as one of the top 10 gifts for Christmas and that is can save you $1,000’s in unnecessary car repairs.  This device along with the HUM device are great little informational tools that can give you the code(s) that your computer sees when you Read more...

How Often Should I Have the Oil In My Vehicle Changed?

 

April 9, 2020


This tends to be a hot topic, the vehicle manufacturer’s have increased mileage change intervals, and there is a lot of information on the internet about how this can save you money. Granted since the introduction of synthetic oils and the further refinement of oils, the suggested oil change intervals have increased to anywhere from Read more...

Are Fuel Injection Cleaning Services Really Necessary On Today’s Cars?

 

April 2, 2020


Carburetors VS. Fuel Injection Systems When vehicles were equipped with carburetors, it was a very common practice to clean and adjust the carburetor regularly. In the 1980s manufacturer’s phased out most carburetors, and switched over to fuel injection systems for the fuel mixing and delivery system of the vehicle.  Even though the primary function is Read more...

Why Does The Automatic Transmission in My Vehicle Need Serviced?

 

March 26, 2020


Automatic Transmission Service Less Expensive Than Repair One of the most overlooked vehicle maintenance services is the automatic transmission service.  The transmission of your vehicle is a major component that can be very expensive to repair. While we regularly change the engine oil in our vehicles, the emphasis has not been placed on the other Read more...

How Often Should I Have The Cabin Air Filter In My Vehicle Replaced?

 

March 19, 2020


What is a Cabin Air Filter? Late-model vehicles are usually equipped with a Cabin Air Filter.  The Cabin Air Filter is located in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system of your vehicle.  It is designed to catch dust, pollen and other airborne material that can irritate allergies and other respiratory problems.  It also helps Read more...

Driving Safely in Adverse Weather

 

August 23, 2019


Weather plays a huge role in your ability to drive a vehicle safely. Our insurance company just released statistics that 1 in every 6 accidents is caused by weather conditions. By allowing for weather conditions, prepping the vehicle, and driving appropriately for winter conditions, many car accidents could be avoided. PRECIPITATION Precipitation, which we see Read more...

My Vehicle Is Maintenance Free For The First 100,000 Miles!

 

August 16, 2019


Newer vehicles today are being sold with the misconception that they are maintenance free. As an example, the manufacturers have extended the life of oil changes to every 7,500 up to as many as 15,000 miles, instead of what has always been the automotive industry standard of every 3,000 miles. Transmission services have been extended Read more...

How Is The Starting and Charging System of Your Vehicle Working?

 

August 9, 2019


When fall approaches and cold mornings begin, it is a good time to have your vehicle's charging and starting system inspected and tested. The battery is the heart of the system, supplying power to start the engine and the current to operate the accessories when the vehicle is not running, and it protects the Power Read more...

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