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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

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

Why is my check engine light flashing?

October 2nd, 2019 by

It’s every car owner’s worst nightmare. You’re driving down the road– everything seems to be fine– when, out of nowhere, your check engine light comes on. Your check engine light can be triggered by a number of things. Even if your car seems like its driving just fine, you should still make time to see

Nine Auto Services You Shouldn’t Skip This Fall

August 26th, 2019 by

With cooler weather creeping up on us, 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. Headlights As the days slowly start to get shorter, it’s important

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Throttle Body

August 12th, 2019 by

Modern electronic fuel-injection systems are some of the most easily-maintained systems in your vehicle, and rarely experience problems. But, once your vehicle has accumulated more than 75,000 miles, the system will need to be tuned up. The two most common maintenance jobs for this system are fuel-injector cleaning and throttle-body cleaning. In this article, we’ll

Three Signs of a Bad or Failing Muffler

February 26th, 2019 by

Machines typically behave in a systematic, predictable way– and your car is no different. That’s why broken mufflers will usually exhibit a few common symptoms, regardless of the precise cause. Below are a few of the warning signs that your muffler is broken, bad, or failing and needs to be repaired: 1) Engine is misfiring

5 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Brake Lines

November 2nd, 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. In our last article, we talked about how to tell if your brakes are leaking but there are countless ways to prevent this from