The suspension system does much more than just provide you with a smooth ride. While ride comfort is a big part of its job it also helps keep all four wheels on the ground ensuring effective braking, and it keeps the vehicle from rolling over during cornering. The suspension plays an integral part in keeping your vehicle safe to drive, but only if it is in proper working order. Here are 4 signs it's time for suspension repair.
One Tire Seems Lower
If you notice that one corner of your car is sitting lower than the res ...[more]
A clean air filter is necessary for the proper operation of your vehicle. Last year, during the national car care month inspections, the Car Care Council found that 18%, or nearly 1 in 5 vehicles, needed new air filters. Read on to learn more about the important role clean air plays in your vehicle.
- Precise Performance – An engine needs a mixture of fuel and air to operate properly. Without air, the gasoline or diesel fuels cannot burn and provide the energy needed to power th ...[more]
Summer temperatures can reach impressive levels in Atlanta, so it’s important to make sure your car is equipped to handle the heat. Here are a few tips to prepare your car for summer.
Check the Cooling System
To protect the engine from corrosion, maximize fuel efficiency, and support proper oil viscosity, your vehicle’s cooling system will attempt to keep the engine at 200°F. In the hot weather, however, it’s not uncommon for the engine to reach temperatures exce ...[more]
If your tires are low on tread and you have been putting off going to a tire store to purchase replacements, you should know that there are a number of consequences you may be risking. Here is a look at some of the consequences you face when the tread on your tires run out.
When your tires are too old or don’t have enough tread, they will be more likely to blowout. A blowout can occur when you run over a sharp object on city roads or even on the freeway, which makes it a big safety concern that should not b ...[more]
Maintaining a car is similar to maintaining yourself as a human: you make appointments for regular checkups to make sure everything is in working order, and this helps you catch any potential problems early. These principles are the same for your car, so regularly scheduled maintenance can provide many benefits.
Regularly scheduled automotive maintenance will make sure that you get the most out of your vehicle. You want your vehicle to last as long as possible, and regularly maintaining it will make sure that you avoid breakdowns and keep your car moving. When you bring your car in for maintenance, you can have your oi ...[more]
The summer heat in Atlanta is extremely intense and can cause heat related auto failure. To keep your car from overheating or experiencing other heat-related problems during Georgia’s heat waves, take the following measures and precautions:
Watch Out for Signs of Engine Overheating
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As the component of your vehicle that transmits power from the engine to the live axle, your transmission is essential to the operation of your car. Without it, your engine could not propel your car forward or backward. To detect transmission trouble when it first arises, keep an eye out for the following signs that your transmission could be losing its efficacy and require automotive repair service.
If you start to not ...[more]
The summer heat can be very difficult to manage in the Atlanta area, especially if your vehicle isn’t prepared for it. Nothing is more uncomfortable or inconvenient than a broken down air conditioner in the middle of the summer. Fortunately, you can use these tips to catch any problems and keep the cold air blowing all summer long.
Air Conditioner Not Starting
Tires are one of the most important safety features on your vehicle so it's important that you properly maintain and replace them as needed. Buying tires is often an intimidating experience, but when armed with a little information you'll be able to approach the process with enough knowledge and confidence to be sure you're getting exactly what you need. The following tire buying tips are all you'll need to make an informed decision.
- Do you really need new tires? The first step in the ...[more]
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