Sorted by Archive: June, 2017 ( 2 post/s)

  • What Causes Engine Knocking?

    Thursday 15 June 2017 blog post

    Have you been hearing a rattling sound, or something more like a hollow knocking when driving? If so, this is known as “engine knocking.” Engine knocking is not a sound you want to hear. It is the metallic sound the engine produces when pressure is applied to the gas pedal. It is sometimes referred to as pinging, detonation, or spark knocking. Engine knocking occurs when a separate pocket of air/fuel mixture ignites after the spark has ignited the air/fuel mixture in the combustion c... read more

  • 10 Steps to Get Your Vehicle Summer Ready

    Thursday 15 June 2017 blog post

    In the past we’ve discussed the importance of getting your vehicle ready for winter, or “winterizing.” While this is very important, it is also important to make sure your vehicle is prepared for the summer. Summertime often means long road trips, in high temperatures, with heavier than average loads. Add the effects of an unprepared vehicle, and your chances for a breakdown increase significantly. Here are 10 steps you should take to make sure your vehicle is prepared... read more

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