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Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Brook Park

Video: Every Brook Park car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will have a recommendation of when the filter should be replaced. S... Read More

Gas Savings in Brook Park: Sharpen Your Pencil

Video: High gas prices in Brook Park increase the cost of living for Ohio drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Brook Park vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like scheduled ma... Read More

Power Steering Service at Palker Automotive in Brook Park

Video: Many Brook Park drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the intern... Read More

Wipe Out! New Wiper Blades for Brook Park Drivers

Video: When people in Brook Park talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Ohio? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our w... Read More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Palker Automotive in Brook Park

Video: When we Brook Park residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find “diagnostic fees” as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for hi... Read More

What to Do in Case of an Accident in Brook Park

Video: Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Brook Park, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Brook Park drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident oc... Read More

Automotive Tips from Palker Automotive: Rotor Problems

Video: The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Brook Park.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in l... Read More

Ask Palker Automotive: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Video: The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which c... Read More

Emergency Items for Brook Park

Video: Safe Ohio travel starts with preventive maintenance and good vehicle care at Palker Automotive. But there are other things Brook Park residents can do to prepare for emergencies on the road. Here's some auto advice that can help you plan for emergencies, and just may save your life — or someone ... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Brook Park, Ohio

Video: The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Brook Park, Ohio: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Brook Park motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Beca... Read More

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