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What is a Tire Pressure Monitoring System?

 

April 5, 2019


The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the pneumatic tires on your vehicle. The system reports current tire pressure information to the driver on each tire; an amber warning light will light up on your dash if there is a problem in the system, or Read more...

Plug-In Devices Don’t ‘Diagnose’ Car Problems

 

March 29, 2019


Do Vehicle Diagnostic Apps Really Diagnose Car Issues? There are new plug-in devices for the Data Link Connector of your vehicle that you can purchase, pay a subscription fee, and download as an app onto your phone. This combo is designed to help educate consumers about their vehicles, save them money by "diagnosing your vehicle," Read more...

Get a Professional Diagnosis for Your Vehicle

 

March 22, 2019


Diagnosing a problem with a vehicle is akin to diagnosing anything else. It's an analysis of the facts or problems in order to gain understanding and aid future planning; identifying the nature or cause of a phenomenon; and reaching an opinion or consensus through analysis. What Is Included In A Vehicle Diagnostic? How does this Read more...

Welcome to All About Automotive!

 

March 15, 2019


Karen and Steve Johnston, All About Automotive   If you are looking for an automotive service and repair facility in Gresham that you can trust, you have found the right place. Since 2000, our family-owned business, All About Automotive, has served the Gresham area car and truck owners' repair and maintenance Read more...

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...

Should I Purchase a Used Car with a Salvaged or Branded Title?

 

June 20, 2017


What is a Vehicle with a Branded or Salvaged Title Worth? On the market of used cars today, there are a lot of branded/salvaged title vehicles for sale, generally in the privately owned market. The general rule is that if a vehicle has a branded/salvaged title it has a value of about 50% of what 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...

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