• Easy on the Wheel (Power Steering)
    Steering a vehicle these days doesn't take much effort, but if you got behind the wheel back before power steering was invented, you'd need to practically have the strength of Hercules to turn the whe...
    Published on: Jul 21, 2024
  • Timing is Everything (Timing Belt)
    Talk about exquisite choreography; it happens under the hood of your vehicle every time you take a drive.  Your engine’s many complex parts must work exactly together.  One key is a pa...
    Published on: Jul 14, 2024
  • A Bright Spark (Ignition Coil Replacement)
    Ever wonder how your vehicle’s engine is able to take the 12-volts from its battery and ramp that up to as high as the tens of thousands of volts it takes to fire its spark plugs? The secret is ...
    Published on: Jul 07, 2024
  • Out of Joint (CV Joint and Boot Replacement)
    If you have a front-wheel-drive vehicle, it has components called CV joints which enable you to turn your wheels smoothly. The CV stands for “constant velocity.” In essence, it’s a s...
    Published on: Jun 30, 2024
  • 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: Jun 23, 2024
  • Strutting Your Stuff (Shocks and Struts)
    Ever wonder how your vehicle is able to move over bumps, potholes and other irregularities in the road and you hardly feel a vibration in the cabin? It’s your shocks and struts doing the hard wo...
    Published on: Jun 16, 2024
  • Clean Machine (Fuel and Air Induction Cleaning)
    As your vehicle ages, its performance isn’t quite what it used to be, but many of us never notice the change because it’s gradual.  So here are a few questions to ask yourself.  ...
    Published on: Jun 09, 2024
  • The “Man-Made” Engine Oil (Synthetic Oil Change)
    If you own a newer vehicle, your vehicle’s manufacturer may require that it use synthetic oil instead of conventional oil.  Synthetic oils are more stable, don’t break down as easily,...
    Published on: Jun 02, 2024
  • Command Performance (Engine Air Filter)
    The internal combustion engine in your vehicle counts on two things that mix together to be burned in the engine for power: fuel and air.  Both are important, of course.  If you run out of f...
    Published on: May 26, 2024
  • Do I Need Brake Service? (Brake Service)
    Think of how many times you put your foot on your vehicle’s brake pedal every day.  And think of how much you rely on your brakes to slow down and stop your momentum.  When it comes to...
    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
  • 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: May 05, 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: Apr 28, 2024
  • Beware Dangers of Spring Driving (Seasonal Driving Tips)
    Sure, winter is quickly fading in the rearview mirror, but the peril of icy roads is replaced with a whole new set of driving challenges in spring. Deer and other wildlife. You are not the only one w...
    Published on: Mar 03, 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: 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
  • 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 11, 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 04, 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: Jan 30, 2024
  • Clean Slate (Protecting Vehicle's Finish)
    Winter is one of the hardest times to keep your vehicle clean. But did you know neglecting to wash your vehicle in winter could cost you a significant amount of money in the long run? Here's why. Man...
    Published on: Nov 05, 2023
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