Uber Inspections Performed Here

Uber Inspections Performed Here Attention Uber drivers: Did you know that we can perform an Uber vehicle inspection here? One of the requirements of becoming an Uber driver is that you must have an eligible 4-door vehicle. In order for your vehicle to be eligible for the road, it must pass the Vehicle Inspection guidelines. Uber

Snow Day Tricks for You & Your Car

Snow Day Tricks for You & Your Car Dealing with snow today? You’ll want to know these tricks to make your day easier. Do you have to leave your car outside overnight? We know how pesky it is to have to defrost your windshield! Learn how to defrost you windshield in seconds: “Mix ⅓ part

Increase Your Vehicle’s Life Expectancy

Increase your Vehicle’s Life Expectancy: Want to know how to increase the life expectancy of your vehicle? Knowing what NOT to do is just as important as knowing what to do! Think about it, we know drinking water is a “should do” while drinking soda is a “should not do”. If we apply this to concept to

Get Your Car Ready for the Cold

Car Care Tips: Believe it or not, Preventative Maintenance is the key to a reliable vehicle in the cold. If you care for your car by following our recommended maintenance program, you will increase your vehicle’s chances of remaining reliable. A vehicle that is properly prepared can help you avoid an unplanned road emergency when

How to Cool an Overheating Engine

Engine Overheating How to cool an overheating engine? With the hot weather this summer has brought us, your vehicle is at risk of overheating. Most of us have our A/C on full blast which could trigger our engine to overheat. Even if you maintain your vehicle well, this can still occur. So it is important

Frozen Calipers Cause Customer Concern

How Brake Calipers Work: Calipers are part of a disc brake system. A caliper squeezes the pads against both sides of the rotor when the brake is applied. When the driver’s foot presses on the brake pedal hydraulic pressure is generated and moves from the master cylinder to each brake caliper. Fluid pressure inside the caliper then

Tire Causing Vibration

Tires: How they are made Most of us know that a tire is made of rubber and must be durable. The tire allows a vehicle to get its driver from point A to point B. It must provide a comfortable and safe ride. However, a tire is much more complex than this; it is far more

Catalytic Converter Causes Rattling Sound

Catalytic Converter Catalytic converters are used in exhaust systems to reduce toxic by-products of fuel into less hazardous substances. These less hazardous substances include carbon dioxide, water vapor, and nitrogen gas. Toxic by-products are chemicals such as nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons (in the form of unburned gasoline). The catalytic converter contains a honeycomb

Loud Noise coming from Clutch System

Loud Noise from Clutch Area… …turns into a costly repair! Below is information about the clutch system and its components. Later in this article, we will share a story of a customer experience that occurred at V&F this week! Clutch System This system is made up of the following components: Flywheel & Pressure plate: bolted together and are

Wheel Bearing Gone Bad! What Now?

Wheal Bearings & Your Vehicle The wheel bearing allows the wheel to rotate freely and smoothly. The wheel bearing typically is made up of two rows of ball or tapered roller bearings, surround by and inner and outer bearing race which is the surface the bearing rolls on. The bearings are filled with grease and