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Palker Automotive Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Video: Brook Park residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium t... Read More

Let Palker Automotive Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

Video: Brook Park area residents may remember when the U.S. government's “Cash for Clunkers” program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Brook Park drivers... Read More

The Harm in Skipping an Oil Change for Brook Park Drivers

Video: People in Brook Park have been hearing a lot about higher oil change intervals these days. Maybe you're wondering: What are the key issues?Some new vehicle manufacturers are now recommending much higher oil change intervals than they have in the past. As much as 5,000 to 8,000 miles (8,000 km to... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Video: Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Brook Park area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warrant... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Palker Automotive

Video: Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Brook Park drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive main... Read More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Palker Automotive

Video: A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Ohio news. Brook Park people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Brook Park motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commut... Read More

Emergency Items for Your vehicle

Video: Local Brook Park roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip.Your close-to-home kit for around Brook Par... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Brook Park, Ohio

Video: Brook Park auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Brook Park, Ohio, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good ca... Read More

Automotive Detective Work in Brook Park

Video: There's a reason we use the word “diagnose” when we talk about fixing cars in Brook Park. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms when... Read More

Breathe Deep With Your Cabin Air Filter

Video: Bad air quality while you're driving around Brook Park is nothing to sneeze at. But seriously, more and more vehicles these days come equipped with a cabin air filter. Since they're fairly new on the scene, a lot of folks don't know about them yet.These filters clean the air in the passenger com... Read More

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