What Does it Mean When the TPMS Light Comes On?

  Why do we need TPMS? The purpose of TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) is basic. Primarily it is intended to save lives. Secondary is increasing tire life. A little history. Over the years there has been confusion about proper tire inflation and many serious accidents that may have been avoided had the tires been

How Much Does It Cost To Get A Brake Job?

  So how much does it cost to get a brake job? This question just opens the door to more questions. Is it two wheel drive? Front wheel drive or four wheel drive? Do you need brake rotors? Will it require calipers? Can you get by with just brake pads? How much will that cost?

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