Yearly Archives: 2022

3 Signs of a Failing Thermostat

3 Signs of a Failing Thermostat

A thermostat is a vital component of the vehicle’s cooling system. It measures the engine temperature and uses the information to regulate the flow of coolant. When the engine is too cold, the thermostat will stay closed to keep coolant out. When the engine is too hot, it will open to let coolant circulate to cool the engine down. Just like any of your vehicle parts, the thermostat can fail at any time. Below are the top 3 symptom ... read more

Why Do You Need to Change Your Cabin Air Filters?

Why Do You Need to Change Your Cabin Air Filters?

A cabin air filter is there to keep out dust, dirt, and other airborne particles that can cause allergies. If you have allergies, the buildup of dust and allergens in your home may be driving you crazy. Once you're exposed to an allergen, it takes time to adjust to it because your immune system has to fight the foreign invader. The best way to prevent this is by regularly changing your cabin air filters. Why Do You Need to Change Your Cabin ... read more

How Often Does Transmission Fluid Need to be Changed

How Often Does Transmission Fluid Need to be Changed

If you own a car, then you know that there are a lot of different fluids that need to be maintained and changed. One of these fluids is transmission fluid, which helps keep your car's transmission in good working order. But how often does the transmission fluid need to be changed? In this blog post, we'll look at when and how to change your transmission fluid, as well as what can happen if you don't change it regularly enough. We ... read more

Signs That Indicate You Need To Replace the Oxygen Sensor

Signs That Indicate You Need To Replace the Oxygen Sensor

An oxygen sensor, or O2 sensor, is an integral part of the exhaust system. This sensor measures the amount of oxygen present in your vehicle’s emissions and adjusts the fuel ratio to make sure the engine runs optimally and efficiently. Over time, the sensor can get plagued with deposits and send poor readings to the car’s computer. If your vehicle’s oxygen sensor is no longer performing its role, there are a few signs that you ... read more

When Do You Need a Brake Rotor Replacement?

When Do You Need a Brake Rotor Replacement?

Brake rotor replacement is one of today's vehicles' most common maintenance needs. Many factors can contribute to brake rotor wear, including driving habits and terrain. This blog post will discuss when you need a brake rotor replacement and what signs to look out for. Brake Rotor Basics A brake rotor is a disc that sits inside your car's wheel. The brake pads clamp the rotor to slow or stop the vehicle. Over time ... read more

What Fluids Need to Be Changed In My Car?

What Fluids Need to Be Changed In My Car?

There are various sorts of fluid changes since automobiles have several mechanical components that require fluids for lubrication or cooling. Here are some methods for changing automotive fluids, as well as how often they should be done for maintenance. Although unusual, a brake fluid change may be required if moisture has entered your brake system and caused it to rust or if it has become overheated. However, in many circumstances, a vehicle wi ... read more

Protecting You Car's Battery in Summer

Protecting You Car's Battery in Summer

Many people know that cold weather can drain your vehicle's battery, but it's just as important to protect your battery during the heat of summer. How do you protect your vehicle battery during the summer? What steps can you take to keep from being left with a dead battery? Protecting Your Battery There are several steps you can take to protect your vehicle's battery during the summer months. These include: Visually inspect your ba ... read more

Some Common Signs That Your Ball Joints May Need Replacement

Some Common Signs That Your Ball Joints May Need Replacement

A ball joint is a suspension component in your vehicle that acts as a pivot point between the control arm and wheel spindle. Its function is to allow your wheels to move up and down as you drive while also providing steering movement and stability. Over time, however, ball joints can wear out due to normal wear and tear or excessive stress and force. When this happens, you may start to experience some telltale signs that it's time for a repla ... read more

What is the 30/60/90K Service?

What is the 30/60/90K Service?

The term "30/60/90K vehicle maintenance" is synonymous with factory scheduled maintenance. It is the maintenance guidelines directed by the car's automaker to ensure your car runs optimally for as long as it can. As the name implies, general maintenance for most automobiles occurs at every 30,000-mile mark. If you want to avoid as many unnecessary problems as possible throughout your car's life ... read more

What Happens When You Drive with Your Emergency Brake On?

What Happens When You Drive with Your Emergency Brake On?

A sign that you're driving with your emergency or parking brake on is that your car won't accelerate properly and you find that your ride is sluggish. You look down to see that you've been driving with the brake on - did you do damage to your car? What happens when you drive with your parking brake on? If you're the type of driver who always puts their parking or emergency brake up when they park, you may have been in this situat ... read more

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