Sorted by Archive: July, 2016 ( 3 post/s)

  • Carbon Build-up: What is it? What can you do about it?

    Saturday 09 July 2016 blog post

    When a proper maintenance schedule is followed, cars today can easily reach 200,000 miles. It’s when routine maintenance is not done that problems occur. An item of maintenance that many people don’t think about is cleaning the carbon build-up from the engine. Carbon build-up looks like a thin layer of black soot, and is a naturally occurring by-product of a combustion engine and is especially prevalent in direct injection systems. This build-up can result in stalling, lack of power... read more

  • How to Create A Roadside Emergency Kit for Your Vehicle

    Thursday 07 July 2016 blog post

    Do you keep a first aid or emergency kit in your car in the event there is an emergency? Unfortunately, problems can arise and when they do, it is often when we least expect it. No matter where you live or what you do, there may be times when you need to be prepared while you are out on the road. A roadside emergency kit can mean the difference between getting back on the road quickly and being stranded for hours. You should create an emergency kit for each of your vehicles. This is a list of i... read more

  • 5 Common Car Sounds and What They Are Telling You

    Wednesday 06 July 2016 blog post

    If you know how to listen, your car will tell you a lot. Believe it or not you can often hear that your car is having problems. Cars often communicate their problems in knocks, squeals, and rattles. When you understand what your car is saying then you will know when and why you need to bring it in for maintenance.   Here is a list of five of the most common car noises, and what could possibly be causing them: 1.       Clicking A sharp clicking noise that app... read more

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