Most Brook Park residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Brook Park drivers – it also has a financial impact. With high Ohio gas prices, we've all heard ab...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on December 10, 2018
If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the altern...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 02, 2018
Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Brook Park, Ohio, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a dif...
Posted in Drive Train
on November 26, 2018
Knowing how their engine works can help Brook Park drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 19, 2018
Everyone in Brook Park, Ohio, knows we are advised to go to our Brook Park dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Brook Park residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he...
Posted in Service Intervals
on November 12, 2018
There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it. And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to know about.
It's called a tachometer, and that "RPM" label means it is measuring how many revolutions...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on November 05, 2018
Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Brook Park. If you took an informal poll around Brook Park you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, mo...
Posted in Steering
on October 28, 2018
All new passenger vehicles on our Brook Park, Ohio, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing i...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 21, 2018
Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in or...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 14, 2018
Have you ever had an experience like this in Brook Park, Ohio? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your Check Engine light starts flashing!You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the light stops flashing, bu...
Posted in Dashboard
on October 07, 2018