How Do I Know if My Car’s A/C is Ready for Summer?

Making Sure Your Vehicle Will Keep You Cool!     With the weather starting to warm up you don’t want to be caught sweating in your car. There are things you can do and check to make sure your vehicle’s air conditioner is ready for summer, just like your home A/C unit. Some of the […]

Can A Wheel Alignment Really Help Your Car

Advantages of A Wheel Alignment Why You Need a Wheel Alignment Your wheels were aligned . . . once upon a time. So, why might you need a wheel alignment now? Remember that speed bump you didn’t see and sailed over at full throttle? Do you recall that crater that somebody called a pothole that […]

Vehicle Maintenance Myths

Service and Repairs Are Necessary Vehicle preventive maintenance services and repairs are no joke. They’re necessary for keeping your auto in good, safe, operable condition and preserving its value. That said, you may hear things that make you wonder, “Are you kidding?” People mean well. Most don’t intentionally lead you astray. But the fact is […]

Why Does My Vehicle Have a Catalytic Converter?

What do Catalytic Converters Do? Catalytic converters clean bad gasses and unburnt fuel out of the exhaust to help clean the air. They convert carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and unburnt fuel to less harmful molecules. Catalytic converters were first produced in 1973 at the Englehard Corporation and began being used widespread around 1975. High emission […]

Why are catalytic converters being stolen?

Catalytic converters are being stolen for scrap. With the price of everything going up and the new uses of precious metals in vehicles and other technology, the metal in a catalytic converter is worth a lot. Metals like platinum, palladium, and rhodium make up the converter.  As costs are driving up, so is the value […]

Why is my antifreeze leaking?

Antifreeze leak or a coolant leak is not something to overlook. Antifreeze is an important part of keeping the engine cool and keeping you warm in the winter months. Antifreeze leak can happen through engine gaskets, coolant hoses, radiators and water pumps. The best way to find a leak is to have your mechanic look […]

Will Brakes Bleed Themselves

The simple answer to this question is NO! The brake hydraulic system is a closed system leaving no way to purge the air by itself. This means the only way to properly bleed the brakes is to have a certified and trained mechanic do it or try it yourself. What are bleeding brakes? Bleeding brakes […]

Is It Time for a Wheel Alignment?

Signs Your Vehicle Needs a Wheel Alignment Do you need a wheel alignment? How will you know? Does it matter? Yes, it matters, and we’ll help you recognize the warning signs. First, let’s consider the basic premise of a line. From our earliest memories, we were taught the importance of lines. We learned to draw […]