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 ...
Posted in Parts
on January 08, 2018
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...
Posted in Cooling System
on January 03, 2018
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...
Posted in Diagnostics
on December 17, 2017
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 ...
Posted in Suspension
on December 11, 2017
Most Brook Park drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your ve...
Posted in Exhaust
on December 03, 2017
The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Brook Park.An old timing belt can lose a "tooth" in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timin...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 26, 2017
We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 19, 2017
Today, Palker Automotive is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Brook Park are confused as much as they don't rea...
Posted in Fluids
on November 12, 2017
As Brook Park consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Ohio, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were ki...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 08, 2017
The biggest issue for Brook Park area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should ha...
Posted in Automotive News
on November 01, 2017