Monthly Archives: September 2018

Well-Functioning Brakes Are Essential for Road Safety

We take our vehicle's brakes for granted until they fail. Hopefully if that happens everyone has stayed safe. But it can be a major annoyance to have your vehicle break down when you're on your way to a big meeting or a special family event. It's important to pay attention to your car and be aware of the most common signs that your brakes can be failing. Ideally, they should be checked every six months. Poor Braking Performance If you're finding that it's hard to stop your vehicle, then your brakes could be failing. You may feel your vehicle trying to pull off to the left or right sides of the road when slowing down, despite a straight stretch and no wind. You may even experience the loss of the brake pedal which can cause great alarm, particularly when brakes are required for safety on the road. You may even feel the brake pedal vibrating. There may be excessive drag felt during acceleration. Unusual Sounds When Braking Often squealing or grinding sounds may be heard during braking if ... read more


Brake Repair

What is Auto Maintenance & What Needs to Be Done

A vehicle can be a complex machine that can cause trouble if you neglect it. Regular maintenance is perhaps the single most important task you can do as a car owner. Not only will your car stay safe on the road, but you can save money on potential repairs in the future. Preventative maintenance can be a complex issue, so let's narrow it down to some of the essential basics. Check Your Owner's Manual When you purchased your vehicle it came with an owner's manual. If you've lost it, you can purchase a new one online. It's important to read this manual from cover to cover. Inside, it'll offer advice as to how often to do an oil change, when to change the filters, drive and timing belts, etc. Your owner's manual will even tell you what the right type of gas to put in your vehicle is, so it can remain in optimum running order. Do Your Own Inspection First You should be regularly examining your vehicle inside and out on a regular basis, because you can visually spot anything that's wrong or ... read more


Auto Repair