Can you drive a car with bad brake rotors?

   Short answer, I don’t recommend it! We have discussed the basics of brake physics and operation in a couple of previous blogs to which I will leave links at the end of this article, But in a nut shell your brakes convert kinetic energy into heat through friction and dissipate this heat in order

How to Stop Safer and Faster

      So let’s start by looking a few factors, in a previous blog article “Is it necessary to flush brake fluid?” we discussed the basic automotive brake hydraulic system. In the article “How much does it cost to get a brake job” we looked at the mechanical components of the brake system. And

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