How To Improve My Fuel Mileage
08/25/202159 Auto Repair
One of the most important factors into improving fuel mileage is to use the correct kind of gasoline. Never put Kerosene or Diesel Fuel into any gasoline engine vehicles. Running the wrong type of fuel through the system can cause catastrophic engine damage. The best thing to do to improve your gas mileage is to properly maintain your vehicle. Dirty air filters will cause air flow restriction resulting in the vehicle using more gas.
Replacing your air filter at a regular interval will help imp
Why won’t my car start?
07/22/202159 Auto Repair
The Battery is a key component to starting your vehicle. When the vehicle cranks slowly and does not want to start, the battery can be the cause. Sometimes loose battery cables can cause the battery not to properly charge. This causes the battery to not have enough energy to start your vehicle.
Other times, the battery does not have enough reserve capacity or cold cranking amps to start the vehicle.
Sometimes, you can jump start the vehicle to get the car started. If you need to jump star
What does it mean when you turn the key and it just clicks?
07/14/202159 Auto Repair
Clicking while starting can be an indication that the starter on your vehicle has failed. The starter cranks the engine to initiate the power. Once the vehicle is started, the starter's job is done. If your vehicle is clicking when you turn the key instead of cranking, the starter is not properly engaging.
When this happens, jump-starting the vehicle will not help to start it. If your vehicle is not starting, we recommend scheduling an appointment to have the vehicle inspected. A technician wi
Why does my car battery keep dying?
07/08/202159 Auto Repair
The battery's job is to start the vehicle. Once running, the alternator powers all the electronics and recharges the battery. If the alternator is not working properly, the battery will not charge and the vehicle will not start. Over time, batteries lose their charge.
If your vehicle sits, the battery will die. A car battery typically only lasts 5 years. After this, there is not enough reserve capacity to keep the battery charged. If the battery light comes on while driving, the alternator ma
What does a car air filter do?
06/23/202159 Auto Repair
The main air filter removes contaminants from the air that goes into your engine. It is part of the vehicle's air intake system and it removes water, dirt, pollen, bugs, and any other debris that comes through your vehicle's grill. The air filter should be checked during every oil change and should be replaced when it is dirty.
When the air filter gets dirty, the engine will not breathe properly. In extreme cases, it can cause decreased gas mileage, strange engine noises, reduction in horsepow
Why is my vehicle making a whining noise while turning?
06/15/202159 Auto Repair
Why is my vehicle making a whining noise while turning? If the Power Steering Fluid on your vehicle is low, there will be a whining noise when you turn. Power steering fluid is a hydraulic fluid used in the steering system to create a link between the front wheels and the steering wheel.
This decreases the amount of effort it takes to steer the vehicle. If the power steering fluid is low, it will be hard to turn. Power steering fluid should be changed every 5 years or 60,000 miles for mainten