Don’t cover that brake light indicator! An illuminated brake light could indicate a problem with the brake hydraulic system. It may mean that the parking brake is engaged. It may indicate that either the system is low on brake fluid, or there is a malfunction with your brakes. Driving with a malfunctioning brake light is […]
Metal shavings in the oil pan is a really good indicator that something ran without sufficient oil for a long period of time to cause metal shavings to be mixed with the oil and you should expect really EXPENSIVE repairs directly related to bearings and any other moving parts lubricated by oil. So do your […]
Are you experiencing rough idle, poor gas mileage, uneven acceleration or slowed acceleration? These could be symptoms of a dirty throttle body plate. Have your throttle body serviced for a better fuel efficiency.
Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Sonata vehicles manufactured December 11, 2009, to April 12, 2012 at Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama and equipped with either a 2.0 liter or 2.4 liter Gasoline Direct injection engine. In the affected vehicles, metallic debris may not have been fully removed during manufacturing of the […]
One of the first symptoms that an air filter may need replacing is a reduction in fuel mileage. A dirty air filter with dust and debris decreases the airflow causing the fuel to become too rich lowering your gas mileage and putting unnecessary stress on the engine. Check engine light may also come on due […]
Engine oil leaks should not be ignored. Oil leaks can leave greasy ugly stains on your driveway. But the real danger is potential engine damage or failure if your engine runs low on oil. An engine leak that has not been attended to properly will cause the engine to dry up and result in the […]
If you are not in control of your vehicle. Who is? The safety and control of your vehicle depends on proper functioning of the suspension and steering components. If your vehicle isn’t handling the way it used to, have your vehicle inspected today!
A spongy feel or increased pedal travel as you apply the footbrake could indicate a leak or air bubbles in the hydraulic brake system. Any brake-fluid leak must be traced and remedied as soon as possible. Most likely sources are the seals of the master cylinder or, in a drum brake, the wheel cylinders. Less […]
The cooling system in your vehicle is vital to the proper functioning of the vehicle’s engine and sometimes coolant leaks can toy with your vehicle’s efficiency and effectiveness. An external leak is the type of leak which is most easily diagnosed because it causes a puddle of coolant under your vehicle. More often than not, […]
It’s a warning light to alert you, the driver, if you are falling asleep, to prevent drowsy driving. In other words your car is getting to know you and your driving style. If your vehicle detects events like steering corrections or other unusual steering-related maneuvers, the steaming cup of coffee will illuminate along with a […]