Is your engine losing power? It could be the throttle body.

July 28th, 2020 by

Is your engine losing power? If you’ve noticed a rough idle, stumbling initial acceleration, or even stalling – all when the engine is fully warmed up – a dirty or broken throttle body could be the culprit. Here are a few common symptoms: Poor Idle When a throttle body is not functioning correctly, you’ll usually

Drive Belt Maintenance: Signs of Wear and Tear

July 21st, 2020 by

The drive belt, also known as the serpentine belt, is a critical part of the engine. It works with the idler, tensioner, and pulleys inside the engine to power the air conditioning, alternator, power steering, and sometimes the cooling system water pump. The drive belt operates whenever the vehicle is running—if it’s not functioning properly,

Replacing Bald Tires: How long can I wait?

July 16th, 2020 by

We often hear from our customers that they dread buying new tires. And, as a result, most people put off replacing worn tires—even totally bald tires—until it’s absolutely necessary. In fact, research has shown that more than 1 out of every 10 vehicles on the road has at least one bald tire. Unfortunately, driving with aged