Oil Light On?
Why is my Low Oil Light on?
The oil light may come on when the oil is low. The engine oil helps lubricate the engine. If this light is on, you should pull over as soon as possible and check the oil level. Driving with low oil can cause major engine damage. If the oil is low, we recommend adding engine oil until the system is full before driving the vehicle. If the light goes off, drive your vehicle to a repair shop to have it inspected. The technician will check for leaks in the engine oil system.
Some vehicles will start to burn oil as they get older. This is common. If your vehicle starts to burn oil, we recommend checking the engine oil regularly to prevent engine damage. On some vehicles, the oil light may come on due to a part failure, such as the Oil Pressure Sending Unit. The oil light is a light that should be taken seriously and should be inspected as soon as possible. Call today to schedule an appointment!
What does winterizing a car mean?
01/03/202259 Auto Repair
Each winter, you should have an inspection done on your vehicle to make sure it is ready for the colder weather. So, what does a technician check in the wintertime? The technician will inspect the tires for good tread life as well as proper tire inflation. The battery should be tested for proper cold-cranking amperage as well as reserve capacity. Batteries typically last about 5 years before they will stop holding a charge. The oil should be replaced based on your vehicle’s regular maintenance s
How do I check my power steering fluid?
12/29/202159 Auto Repair
With power steering fluid, there are 2 main ways to check the fluid depending on what kind of vehicle you have. If your vehicle has a clear bottle, there will be a minimum and maximum line. When the vehicle is warm, the fluid should be between these two lines. If it is below the minimum, power steering fluid should be added. If the vehicle has a dipstick for the power steering fluid, this should be used to determine if the fluid is full. When the vehicle is warm and off, you should remove the po
How do I keep rodents out of my vehicle?
12/03/202159 Auto Repair
With winter and colder weather fast approaching, many animals will start to look for new, warmer homes. What makes a better home to fight off the cold than your engine compartment? The mice in the area feel the heat coming from your nice warm car that you just parked and decide to make it their 5 star hotel. They start snacking on all the tasty wires under the hood. This causes all kinds of electrical issues on vehicles. Every winter, we see vehicles come in with electrical issues due to rodent