Car Care Tips

November 2020

Water Pump

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... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Port Orange Drivers

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... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Port Orange

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 ... Read More

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

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... Read More

The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

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... Read More

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