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Brook Park Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Brook Park drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Brook Park drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Most Brook Park drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Ohio folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Brook Park drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something ... Read More

Trickle Down Technology

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... Read More

Battery Basics for Brook Park

It's important for Brook Park drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold Ohio weather. Most Brook Park area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. Ho... Read More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Palker Automotive in Brook Park

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. ... Read More

Palker Automotive Service Tip: Why Synthetic Oil Is Good For Your Vehicles

Hello Ohio! Today's vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

  Hey Brook Park area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Ohio streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Brook Park area, there are safety conc... Read More

Problems with Suspension Solved at Palker Automotive in Brook Park

A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Brook Park drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle — one that hauls h... Read More

Improve Fuel Economy with Proper Maintenance at Palker Automotive in Brook Park

With Brook Park gas prices being what they are, many of us in Ohio are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Brook Park area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Ohio... Read More

Bad Vibes

Your vehicle has a way of letting you know when something's wrong. Consider a vibrating steering wheel. It certainly didn't do that when it was new, so that shake is trying to tell you something. There are a few things that can cause your steering wheel to vibrate as you drive down the road.  One... Read More

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