Engine Idle (Speculation)

 ENGINE IDLE (Speculation) When an engine will not idle or run correctly, a vacuum leak may be the culprit. Such leaks allow: Unmetered air to enter the engine  Upset the air/fuel ratio leading to a disruption in the operation of the computer system and a wide range of symptoms. An air leak should be suspected

Not Treading Lightly – Tire Tread

Tire Tread NOT TREADING LIGHTLY – Tire Tread Uneven tire wear may be due to simple over or under tire inflation or problems involving suspension components and wheel alignment. Therefore, as a precaution against tire failure, tires should be checked regularly. Shoulder wear on one side is usually indicative of an alignment problem, often involving

Take Care of Brakes for Safety

Take Care Of Brakes For Safety’s Sake The brakes on your vehicle are one of the most important parts of your car. Since the dawn of the age of the automobile, drivers have known that stopping is even more important than starting. More complex Now, there is quite a bit more to performing a brake

April – National Car Care Month

 APRIL – National Car Care Month The Car Care Council, a non-profit located in Maryland is a great resource to vehicle owners as well as shop owners. Their main focus is providing car care, maintenance and repair tips with their car care guide, videos and blog posts. During the month of April National Car Care Month, the

Transmission Slips

IS YOUR TRANSMISSION SLIPPING? If an automatic transmission fails to shift smoothly under acceleration and is instead making noises, creating vibration, or showing signs of altered shift behavior, a check of the transmission fluid and filter are in order. The transmission’s filter is vital to its performance. If it has not been replaced in a