• Flat Tire? Three’s the Charm (Tire Repair)
    For most drivers, at some point you’re going to have a flat tire. Depending on how it was damaged, it may have to be replaced.  But sometimes, a repair will do the trick, as long as the pun...
    Published on: May 19, 2024
  • How Cool is That! (Coolant level sensor replacement)
    Your vehicle’s engine runs hot.  It should, since it’s a series of little explosions that create the power that gets you going where you want to go.  To keep the engine cool, eng...
    Published on: May 12, 2024
  • Full Stop (Brake Master Cylinder Replacement)
    When you step on your brake pedal, you want to feel confident that your vehicle’s going to stop.  If your brakes aren’t working right, it’s a risk to your safety and the safety ...
    Published on: May 05, 2024
  • Steering You Right (Power Steering Fluid Service)
    It’s important for safe driving that two of the most important systems in your vehicle work right.  One is the brakes.  The other is the steering.  Nearly all vehicles on the road...
    Published on: Apr 28, 2024
  • Feeling Powerless (Why Is My Battery Light On?)
    When one of your vehicle’s warning lights comes on, the first thing that comes to mind is, “Oh, no, what’s wrong now?” When it’s the battery light, it means there’s...
    Published on: Feb 25, 2024
  • Catalytic Converter Replacement
    Many of us have become aware of how important it is to keep our planet’s air clean, and your vehicle has a key component that helps do just that: the catalytic converter.  It’s in the...
    Published on: Feb 18, 2024
  • Losing Your Cool (Why is My Air Conditioning System Not Working?)
    When you turn on the air conditioning in your vehicle, you expect cool air to come out of the vents.  You depend on it, especially in hot weather, but it can also be important in humid weather wh...
    Published on: Feb 11, 2024
  • A Bumpy Ride (Strut Assembly Replacement)
    If you’ve noticed your vehicle’s ride has lately been bumpy or you’re hearing strange noises when you drive over bumps, you may need new struts.   The strut assembly is par...
    Published on: Feb 04, 2024
  • Let’s Shift Gears (Transmission Fluid Replacement)
    If you have a vehicle with an automatic transmission, you probably never think about gear shifting.  When motor vehicles were invented, all of them had to be shifted manually.  But that wond...
    Published on: Jan 30, 2024
  • Muffler: Victim of Winter (Muffler Repair)
    So you almost got through the winter until, one day, your muffler started sounding like a dragster, loud and obnoxious.  It's not surprising.  All that road salt and brine can cause rust to ...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2024
  • Reaching the Braking Point (Brake hose replacement)
    If you notice your brakes aren’t working like they used to, that’s the kind of thing that’s important to have checked out soon.  That’s because your brakes are extraordina...
    Published on: Oct 06, 2023
  • Staying In Charge (Alternator Repair)
    Seems like these days, we're hearing about more and more electric or hybrid vehicles.  Keep in mind that conventional gasoline internal combustion vehicles have important electrical components, t...
    Published on: Sep 10, 2023
  • Oil Times are a-Changin' (Oil Change Synthetic)
    When it comes to oil changes, things are really changing.  Most newer vehicles require synthetic oil, and while it costs more than conventional oil, it doesn't need to be changed as often. When ...
    Published on: Sep 03, 2023
  • The Last Gas (Fuel Pump Replacement).
    You're heading down the road and you notice your vehicle is sputtering, like it's running out of gas.  But the gauge show's it's still got a quarter of a tank.  So what gives? It could be t...
    Published on: Aug 27, 2023
  • Steering You Right (Tie Rod End Replacement)
    For drivers, S stands for safety.  And there are three other words that start with S that are all equally important: starting, stopping and steering. For your vehicle to be at its safest, all thr...
    Published on: Aug 20, 2023
  • Your Vehicle's Hissy Fit (AC System)
    When you hear hissing sounds coming from your vehicle, you might start thinking the worst.   One type of hissing coming from around your air conditioner may be a normal sound, or it could be...
    Published on: Aug 13, 2023
  • A Head Start on Starting (Battery Testing)
    If your vehicle isn't starting or doesn't sound like it used to when you crank it, the culprit may be the battery.  You may have left a light on, or something plugged into one of charging ports.&...
    Published on: Aug 06, 2023
  • I'm Cool With That (AC Exchange)
    On a hot day, you want your vehicle's air conditioning to work.  When the air blowing out of your vents isn't cold, it's easy to think, "I'll just take it by the shop and have them top off my ref...
    Published on: Jul 30, 2023
  • All Lined Up (Alignment Inspection)
    When you head down a straight road, does your vehicle pull to one side?  Do you feel vibration in any of the wheels? If you've noticed any of these things, it's probably time for you to get your ...
    Published on: Jul 23, 2023
  • Rotation Explanation (Tire Rotation Patterns)
    You may notice that when you get your vehicle's oil changed, your service adviser may recommend that you have your tires rotated at the same time.  The reasons are simple.  That will allow y...
    Published on: Jul 16, 2023
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