Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system:the radiatorthe radiator capthe hosesthe thermostatthe water pumpThe water pump's like the hear...
Posted in Cooling System
on November 29, 2020
Knowing how their engine works can help Port Orange drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 22, 2020
Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Port Orange area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Port Orange ...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 15, 2020
Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Port Orange area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on November 08, 2020
Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot...
Posted in Exhaust
on November 01, 2020