How to Prevent Rust In Your Fuel System

September 26th, 2018 by

Interior rust tends to go undetected, sneaking under the radar until it’s effects are detrimental. And a rusty fuel system, in particular, can hit you where it hurts– reducing your fuel efficiency and compromising your engine’s power until you can’t ignore it.  Below are the warning signs and prevention methods. The “Sputtering” Engine The hallmark

5 Ways to Prevent Rust in Your Exhaust System

September 25th, 2018 by

Most drivers have a hard time keeping their exhaust system from rusting. Your exhaust system gets attacked by moisture from both the inside and outside, which not only accelerates the rusting process but can cause permanent damage. The moisture is trapped by such things as mud, dirt, tar and other common types of particles that

How To Diagnose A Bad Or Failing Radiator Hose

September 22nd, 2018 by

Your car has two coolant hoses– the upper hose attaches from the top of the radiator to the top of the engine and the lower hose attaches from the bottom of the radiator to the water pump. These small parts carry coolant to and from the engine to keep the engine at the optimal temperature,

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

September 20th, 2018 by

Similar to gas mileage, the wear and tear on your brakes will vary depending on where and how you drive. And determining just how long they’ll last depends on several factors.  From investing in good brakes to keeping your fluids up, these simple tricks and tips can help you maximize the life of your brakes,

Signs of a Bad or Failing Muffler

September 7th, 2018 by

In our last article, we talked about things to avoid that can make your muffler wear prematurely or become damaged. But, regardless of the precise cause, broken mufflers typically exhibit a few common symptoms to alert the vehicle’s owner that a problem exists and needs to be repaired. Below are a few of the warning

How to Make Your Muffler Last

September 7th, 2018 by

Mufflers are a required component on any vehicle that operates on roads in the United States. Mufflers serve two functions: (1) To reduce exhaust system noise that is directed from exhaust ports to the exhaust pipes (2) To help direct exhaust gases out of the engine Most people think that mufflers are also an important

Are Premium Oil Changes Worth It?

September 5th, 2018 by

Premium oil is a more costly alternative to conventional oil, but is there really any extra benefit behind the higher price? The answer is undoubtedly yes. In fact, synthetic oil has every advantage over its conventional counterpart in terms of value for its higher quality. It’s not just talk, every molecule of premium oil is