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How to make your muffler last

October 26th, 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

Here’s why you shouldn’t drive with a broken headlight.

October 18th, 2018 by

These days, it’s pretty rare to see a car with a broken headlight. Most newer cars have sensors that alert the owner when a replacement is needed, and modern automotive headlights are made of virtually indestructible plastic. That said, headlights can still break, burn out, or degrade and need replacement. While you might feel capable

Five Auto Services You Shouldn’t Skip This Fall

October 12th, 2018 by

When the cool fall weather starts, it’s important to make sure that your car is prepared for the coming drop in temperature. Our Fall Car Care list highlights the different areas of your car that you should pay special attention to this month. Battery Varying temperatures can have a huge impact on your car’s batteries, especially

3 Simple Reasons Your Check Engine Light Could Be On

October 11th, 2018 by

  A  yellow warning indicator on the dashboard is often a dangerous omen. Usually, when your dash light comes on, it means that something is going on under the hood… and it might not be great news. Before you start to worry, you should investigate some of the most common causes behind your check engine

How To Diagnose A Bad Or Failing Radiator Hose

October 9th, 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,