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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... 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 ... 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 ... 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... 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 costly for Brook Park residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of ... 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 vehicl... Read More

New Life for Your Older Car in Brook Park

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Brook Park families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your pare... Read More

Should Brook Park Soccer Moms Follow the Severe Service Schedule?

So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at Palker Automotive tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule – but you take a second look at that “severe service” schedule and see some of the following: 1. Most of your trips arou... Read More

The Palker Automotive Guide to Tire Specs

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Brook Park service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say i... Read More

Make Your Battery Last

Today's report from Palker Automotive is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if y... Read More

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