Warning Lights Article #3
November 08, 2022
This is the last article of a 3 part series discussing the warning lights on your vehicle. The Battery/Charging System Indicator Light is amber in color and looks like a battery. When this light illuminates, or stays illuminated or comes on and off while driving it is indicating that there is an issue in the […]
Warning Lights On Your Vehicle’s Dash #2 Article
November 03, 2022
The warning lights we will be discussing in this article, have to do with the safety features of current and newer vehicles and may not apply to every vehicle that is being driven on the road. One thing to be aware of is that warning lights come in red or amber. The red color light […]
What Are The Warning Lights On Your Vehicle’s Dash?
October 27, 2022
The dashboard of your vehicle is full of warning lights. These lights are your vehicle’s way of talking to you (the driver) about your car. Some of these lights are pretty obvious as to what they are warning you of, like fuel level low or seat belt not being buckled. However there are some warning […]
How to Maintain a Vehicle That is Not Getting Used Often?
October 13, 2022
We are in an unprecedented time with the Covid-19 Pandemic and it seems to grow larger almost every day. For those people who are not driving their cars for work, and are definitely not going out for entertainment, they can experience an unexpected complication with their vehicles. What is the best way to keep our […]
What Is More Important Quality Or Price In Auto Repair?
October 01, 2022
The recession that hit our nation has changed how people save, invest and spend their money. We have all learned not to be quite so frivolous with our money and our continued and current economic situation has led more consumers to be fairly price conscious. While price is important, it is also important not to […]
How Do You Minimize Vehicle Breakdowns?
September 29, 2022
Vehicle breakdowns, are inconvenient, expensive and always seem to happen at the worst times. There is also a huge safety factor, getting way off to the side of the road, using flares, hazard flashers and having an emergency kit, a plan and equipment in the event of a breakdown is always a good idea. […]
Do Maintenance Free Vehicles Really Exist?
January 09, 2022
The engine oil, transmission fluid, and the cooling system of your vehicle is just the beginning of proper maintenance. There are other fluids, filters, and spark plugs just to name a few. When you are on the repairing side of vehicles that have been in use for 60,000 miles or more and see the results […]
Are The Fluids In Your Vehicle Maintenance Free?
January 03, 2022
This article is the 2nd one on whether today’s vehicles are really maintenance free. We were talking about engine oil, it is interesting but a simple oil change is one of the best returns on investment that you can have performed on your vehicle. By keeping the engine oil clean no matter what the service interval […]
How Often Should I have My Vehicle Alignment Adjusted
December 29, 2021
A vehicle should track straight on a flat, straight road with the steering wheel centered. To keep it that way it is a good idea to have the alignment checked on an annual basis. The condition of our roads can cause a vehicle to get knocked out of alignment by extremely rough roads or by […]
How Often Should I Change the Timing Chain on My Engine?
December 23, 2021
The timing chain of a vehicles’ engine is designed to last the life time of the engine, if that engine is maintained properly. Timing chains are not typically a maintenance service that needs to be replaced after so many miles or years like a timing belt. The best way to maintain an engine and […]