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Fuel System Cleaning at Palker Automotive in Brook Park for Better Performance

A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel, to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Brook Park

There’s not much Brook Park drivers can do about the price of gas in 
Ohio, but we can control - up to a point - much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our gas mileage. The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights... Read More

Palker Automotive Fuel Saving Tip for Brook Park: Check Engine Light

Here's a question for Brook Park, Ohio : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.) Many ... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Palker Automotive

Many Brook Park drivers want to accessorize their car - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Brook Park area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Brook Park drivers, tha... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Brook Park

There's a segment of the Brook Park area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as a hundred thousand ... Read More

What Is That? Check Engine Light Service at Palker Automotive

Okay. You went to your local Brook Park car wash and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the check engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Brook Park service center, but on the way, the check... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Brook Park?

There is a clear and vocal demand in Brook Park and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Ohio market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Brook Park area roads today, and many more b... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Brook Park

With the recent focus in the Brook Park area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Brook Park drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to s... Read More

Brook Park Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Brook Park driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less for Brook Park residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is... Read More

Palker Automotive Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Brook Park service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And, on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates c... Read More

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