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The Science of Power Steering

When speaking about their cars, gearheads have been known to refer to them in familial tones; “it’s my baby,” “She’s my pride and joy,” “This car is a part of me.” While much of this could be chalked up as simply excitement over the beauty of its design or the precision of its craftsmanship, from a metaphorical point of view perhaps referring to a car in this way isn’t entirely uncalled for. After all, [...]

By |2023-01-20T22:28:01+00:00December 12, 2022|Automotive Info|0 Comments

How Does Wheel Alignment Work?

Your car is important to you. You rely on it to take you where you need to go, and when something goes wrong with it, it can be very frustrating.  One of the most common problems that people experience with their cars is poor alignment. Misaligned wheels can cause all sorts of problems, from decreased fuel efficiency to premature tire wear.  The more you know, the smoother you’ll roll. Read on to find out [...]

By |2022-11-18T01:57:14+00:00November 11, 2022|Alignment|0 Comments

How Bad Alignment Can Harm Your Car

Not only is driving with bad alignment dangerous, but it can actually harm your car! If you ignore the signs of misaligned wheels, other components can become damaged—which can be costly to fix.  Still not convinced? Here are some signs you need an alignment service and what can happen if you drive misaligned for a prolonged period of time: Signs You Have Become Misaligned While some alignment issues are obvious, others are subtle. It’s [...]

By |2022-10-18T20:38:26+00:00October 12, 2022|Alignment, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Causes a Flat Tire While Driving?

It's the worst feeling when you're driving and suddenly your car starts to wobble. You pull over to the side of the road and realize that you have a flat tire. Flat tires can happen for a variety of reasons, but most of them are preventable. In this blog post, we will discuss the different things that can cause a flat tire and what you can do to prevent them. Punctures One of the [...]

By |2022-10-19T22:01:21+00:00September 10, 2022|Tires|0 Comments

What Does a Technician Do During a Tune-Up?

If you want your vehicle to continue to start easily and run smoothly, you should be taking it in for a tune-up at the mileage intervals suggested on your vehicle's maintenance schedule. Although poor starting, lack of power, decreased fuel efficiency, and erratic performance are all signs that it is time for a tune-up, they also mean that you are long overdue. Instead, it is better to keep an eye on your odometer. Once [...]

By |2022-07-28T22:46:02+00:00August 8, 2022|Tune Ups|0 Comments

What Causes Your Tires to Wear Unevenly

The only real barrier separating you from the roadway is a set of tires. Your vehicle's entire performance depends significantly on how well its tires perform. It is crucial that you take the appropriate actions to make sure your tires are in good condition. Your tires will deteriorate over time, and the rate of deterioration may vary by season and environmental factors. Tires can wear unevenly for a variety of causes, including under- or [...]

By |2022-07-03T21:55:07+00:00July 9, 2022|Tires|0 Comments

Simple Preventative Auto Care Tips

As summer hits, many of us will be taking road trips and putting our troubles and worries in our rearview mirror. Because people are still nervous about air travel and social distancing, we anticipate many of these trips will be in the security of your own car. We want to promote your safety on the Utah roads and help you do everything to ensure a great trip! Here are four preventative car care tips [...]

By |2022-06-20T19:10:07+00:00June 27, 2022|Preventative Maintenance|0 Comments

Common Causes for Engine Trouble: And What to Do

Even with regular engine maintenance, you may still find yourself in need of repairing or replacing it. So, what should you keep an eye on to help avoid needing to invest in the heart of your vehicle? DETONATION If your engine is misfiring or experiencing what’s known as abnormal combustion, you run the risk of ruining the engine. The engine block itself could crack, or parts of the engine could melt due to the [...]

By |2022-06-20T19:08:24+00:00June 12, 2022|Preventative Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Tell if You Have a Damaged Axle on Your Vehicle

The axle of a vehicle is made up of a large bar, usually made of steel, that connects the wheels to the steering system, engine, and transmission. When a car axle snaps, you will usually know there is a problem because the tires simply will not spin. This can happen suddenly if you hit a curb or over time. The Car Will Not Move When your car tires refuse to rotate, this is the [...]

By |2022-06-09T16:23:58+00:00May 11, 2022|Auto Repair|0 Comments

Why a Catalytic Converter Is Important for Air Quality

Whether you are concerned about passing your next emissions inspection or trying to reduce your environmental impact, getting to know your car’s catalytic converter can be a catalyst for change. What Is It? A catalytic converter is a device located on the underside of your vehicle that controls the emissions of your exhaust. If you want to find yours, look for a big metal cylinder with a pipe coming out of either end. One [...]

By |2022-04-20T21:34:09+00:00April 12, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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