Category: Auto Repair

3 Benefits of Replacing Your Engine Air Filters

March 10th, 2020 by

Your engine air filter plays a big part in how your entire engine functions. Here’s why you should consider a replacement: 1. Contaminants can impact the fuel-air mix. When you push your gas pedal, the engine releases a very specific amount of fuel from the tank. The fuel mixes with the oxygen running through the

Signs of a Broken Muffler

February 26th, 2020 by

Regardless of the precise cause, a broken muffler will usually exhibit some standard symptoms. Below are a few of the warning signs that your muffler is broken, bad, or failing and needs to be repaired: 1) Engine misfires Modern engines are finely tuned, precision machines—all of the components must work together in order to work

Are there any symptoms of a broken coil spring?

February 13th, 2020 by

A broken coil spring is a big safety concern. Most cars have four coil springs, one to support corner of the vehicle’s frame. In most cars, coil springs are installed within struts. They don’t require maintenance but they can break and need to be replaced. What happens when a coil spring breaks? When a coil

Maintaining Your Engine’s Muffler

January 30th, 2020 by

Most people think that mufflers are also an important part of vehicle emissions but the emissions are actually controlled by the catalytic converters; which are installed prior to the rear muffler and are designed to reduce dangerous chemicals produced by the engine. Mufflers, on the other hand, serve two main functions: (1) To reduce exhaust

Auto Repair Financing: Convenient Options at V&F

January 14th, 2020 by

Going to the mechanic can be daunting⁠—especially if you don’t know how much the repair is going to cost. But putting off a necessary service could make your repair bill even higher, or create permanent damage in your engine. In speaking with some of our customers, we realized that many don’t know about all of

Transmission Repair: Signs of a Bad Transmission

January 3rd, 2020 by

A transmission repair tends to be one of the most daunting repairs for many of our customers. Once a transmission starts to fail, the clock starts ticking. It’s important to get it checked out fast, as transmission issues can escalate quickly, affecting connected parts of the engine or leaving you broken down on the side

How To Get Rid of A Minor Bumper Dent

December 30th, 2019 by

If a dent is especially large, deep, or damages the body, there is, unfortunately, no home remedy–you’ll have to bring your can in for a repair. But, if you want to attempt to fix a minor bumper dent on your own, here are a few of our best tips: Use a plunger. If the dent is not too

Guidelines for Tire Repair

December 28th, 2019 by

Sometimes, if the damage isn’t too severe, it’s possible to perform a tire repair instead of a tire replacement. Here are a few things to keep in mind when weighing your options: Can the tire be repaired? Punctures can only be repaired if they fall within the center of the tread, and are not larger