Your “Check Engine” light is not something to fear. On the contrary, it is your friend, and here’s why! In modern cars, trucks, and SUVs there are a variety of sensors performing measurements of temperatures, gas mixtures, amount of air or exhaust flow, position of one part in…

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Common Jeep Problems

May 31, 2023, 11:39 am Car Maintenance

Driving a Jeep, you may have experienced what we call “The Death Wobble”. When the wobble starts, you will feel the steering wheel shake violently, typically after a pothole or another severe hit, or sometimes when you hit the brakes too hard. If any of this is sounding familiar, it’s…

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Tune Up Your Vehicle For Maximum Performance Fifty years ago, vehicles needed a “tune-up” about every 25,000 to 40,000 miles. Electrical systems were very simple back then, but they had many parts that would wear out very quickly. It was not uncommon to have to replace the distributor cap…

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Those Who Read, Nose Best

May 31, 2023, 11:39 am

Most new vehicles start with a "new car smell," and while that is satisfying, there are other specific odors that motorists should never ignore. Identifying these suspect smells early on can help car owners be aware and avoid the hassle and expense of an unexpected breakdown. Unusual smells can be a…

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Learning the Basics

May 31, 2023, 11:39 am

It’s always the right time to learn the ABCs of car care: A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan. B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem. C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down away…

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