What is a Timing Belt and What Does it Do?

Simply put, the timing belt is a toothed belt that keeps the engine in sync, or as its name implies, in time. You can look at an engine in this manner, there are essentially 2 halves of an engine, the upper half and a lower half.   In the lower half of the engine you

What Fluids Are Used In a Car

What Fluids Are Used In A Car?   The question has come up “What fluids are used in a car” So I thought I would take a few minutes and try to briefly cover automotive fluids. Other related questions that I will try to answer are “What color are the fluids in my car” and

Is It Necessary To Flush Brake Fluid?

 Generally speaking, most of us don’t look forward to spending money on car maintenance. Often the questions that come up are not only “Is it necessary?” but also “How often do you need to flush brake fluid?” – and most basic “Why?” Let’s start with why. Brake fluid is an often overlooked, but vitally important

Why Is Car Repair So Expensive?

  Wow, why so much? This is not an uncommon question when discussing auto repair. If you’ll give me a few minutes of your time I will explain some of the reasons that car repair has become so expensive. Let’s address these items first;   Is that a fair charge? Am I being overcharged? Modern

What Does It Mean To Winterize Your Car

See A Short YouTube Video About Winterization From London’s Automotive, Inc. At this Linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmDhjR1LEpE&feature=youtu.be When asked the question “How do I prepare my car for winter” People often think of changing their coolant (antifreeze). This may be part of winterization, but many of today’s vehicles use “long life coolant” that only requires replacement every 5 years