To Strut or Not to Strut

    A question that comes up occasionally is “What does a strut do for a car?” The really simple answer to that question is that it is part of the suspension, but it does not tell you a thing about what a “Macpherson strut” is or what it does. Most vehicles on the road

What is a serpentine belt and what does it do?

What is a Serpentine belt and what does it do, is a question that is often asked. So today I will endeavor to shed a little light on the subject. We all know that today’s vehicles have changed a lot in the past 20yrs. Engine drive belts are just one component that has evolved in

How important is it to service an automatic transmisson?

Do I need to service my Automatic transmission? First, a little bit about your automatic. Your vehicle’s transmission has a tough job. The main task is transferring power that is created by the engine to the wheels in order to drive the vehicle forward. This is done by transferring the power of the engine through

5 Common Clutch Related Failures

  I have been asked the question recently “what causes the clutch to slip” and also “what causes the clutch to burn out” These are just a few of the questions we receive concerning “clutch repair” and “clutch replacement” I have tried to answer 5 of the most common clutch issues. 1. Master or Slave

Top Safety Tips When School’s In Session

Top Safety Tips When School’s In Session — make sure your car is well maintained, make sure the brakes are working properly, don’t text and drive, etc. For the grade-school children, high school students, and their families around here, September means back to school week! Driving to drop off kids, especially the first few weeks,