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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...

Driving Safely in Adverse Weather

 

January 20, 2017


Weather can play a huge role in operating a vehicle safely. Ever since the rain started this fall, it seems like all we see and hear about are car accidents. By allowing for weather conditions, and driving appropriately for those conditions many car accidents could be avoided. For instance, precipitation, which we see a lot Read more...

All About Automotive Chosen For Top Automotive Blog!

 

January 18, 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. At All About Automotive, our family is dedicated to providing you with the best information and service we can offer. We pride ourselves on the fact that we are Read more...

Brakes – What’s Stopping You?

 

January 18, 2017


Did you know that when you step on your brake pedal, you command a stopping force that is 10 times as powerful as the force that sets the car in motion? The brake system of a vehicle can exert as much as 1,000 pounds of hydraulic pressure on each of the four brakes. Yet, we Read more...

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