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Yearly Archives: 2022

5 Reasons Why Drivers Should Read Their Owner's Manual

5 Reasons Why Drivers Should Read Their Owner's Manual

Few drivers take the time to read their car owner's manual until there is a problem. It is good practice to read and be familiar with the manual as it contains valuable information that you may need in the case of a breakdown. Operating Instructions Key features of your car are contained in the operating instructions. Using the windscreen wipers at the right settings or learning how to activate Bluetooth controls are important features to note before you set off on your maiden voyage. This will help you to avoid taking your eyes off the road at crucial moments. Vehicle Maintenance You will find an engine overview and maintenance instructions in the owner's manual. You can learn how to do your basic jobs such as how to check engine oil, replace filters, adjust headlights and replace bulbs. It may also provide a maintenance schedule and when to replace certain parts such as spark plugs. Warning Lights Sometimes, a warning light is a catalyst to open your manual for the very ... read more

What sound is your car making?

What sound is your car making?

After years or even months of driving your vehicle, you become accustomed to the way that it sounds while driving. You get into your car one morning and start driving, only to hear a strange pinging noise coming from the engine. We know that hearing a strange noise can be stressful, especially when you are unsure if the sound indicates a problem with your vehicle. As soon as you start hearing something out of the ordinary, it's important to make a mental note of when the sound happens, what it sounds like, and where the sound is coming from. Oftentimes you may also notice that the check engine light has turned on, but not always. When the noises start, we recommend bringing your vehicle into our shop as soon as you can. When you come into our shop, be sure to inform our experts about the symptoms that you are experiencing. This will help our mechanics better pinpoint the issue. We will perform a full inspection of your vehicle to find the source of the noise. If the check engine ... read more

How Often Should You Check and Replace Your Brake Fluid?

How Often Should You Check and Replace Your Brake Fluid?

Driving a vehicle may be intimidating to maintain for both newbies and the experienced. You may know that your vehicle's most important safety feature is its brakes. And clean brake fluid is necessary to achieve seamless and efficient braking. You should never put off brake maintenance, as failing to change your brake fluid on time can put your life on the line. How to Check Brake Fluid Inspecting the brake fluid is a relatively easy task because the tank that carries it is see-through. All you'd have to do is open the hood and locate the transparent reservoir. It would be best if you never opened the brake fluid reservoir unless you plan to replace the solution right away. Leaving the cap open may risk diluting and contaminating the fluid itself. When checking the levels of your brake solution, be sure to take note of its color too. It should be yellow and free of contaminants. If you notice that your brake fluid looks muddy, low, or has a burnt smell, please bring your car ... read more

What Is a Transmission Rebuild?

What Is a Transmission Rebuild?

Repair, rebuild, or replacement are usually your three options if you're experiencing issues with your car's transmission. Once a professional technician evaluates your vehicle and concludes that a fix is not enough, they typically recommend a transmission rebuild. Examples of When a Repair May Not Work When the extent of the damage is excessive: If more than a couple of parts are impacted and need to be removed and replaced, it may be better off for you to replace a portion of the entire transmission. You are servicing your transmission more often: If you've had your transmission repaired multiple times in a short amount of time, it's a clue that you may need more than a simple fix. In some cases, the cost of those repairs may have already cost you more money than if you were to rebuild or replace the transmission. You're hearing grinding noises: If you hear scary noises when shifting gears, it usually points to a problem with your transmission's gear synch ... read more

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