How to know your timing belt needs to be replaced

When most owners think about car maintenance, they don’t tend to think about the timing belt. However, this belt is crucial in the proper operation of your engine, as it’s responsible for syncing the camshaft and crankshaft to ensure the engine valves open and close correctly. Normal wear and tear is to be expected, so

How to Extend Your Vehicle’s Longevity

Learn the Ins and Outs Today’s vehicles have the potential for some serious longevity, but this requires an investment from the car owners. From routine maintenance to visual inspections, it’s easy to keep your eyes on the road for a smooth ride for years to come. While definitely not a call to be a car

Welcome to Engine Sludge 101!

Causes of Engine Sludge Engine sludge happens when there are issues with the ventilation system, like low temperature or poorly designed crankcase, crankshaft-induced cavitation or internal water leaks, causing clumps in the oil that can coat and clog your engine. Also, driving without routine engine oil changes or inadequate motor oil levels increases the chances

The World’s Weirdest Traffic Laws

Be Prepared for It All Oregon has some pretty strange traffic laws. For instance, drivers must not test their physical endurance while on the highway and babies cannot be carried on the running boards of a car. But if you think those driving laws are odd, wait until you hear about these weirder ones from

Five Reasons Your Check Engine Light May Be On

Let’s be honest: No one celebrates their check engine light flashing on. While this typically means there’s something going on with your vehicle, ignoring this warning light can lead to bigger, more expensive, and preventable issues. These are five known issues that can cause your check engine light to come on. 5 Reasons for Your