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Car Care Tips

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

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... Read More

How Your Check Engine Light Works

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... Read More

Water Pump

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your vehicle from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat the water pump The water pump's like... Read More

How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Brook Park

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Brook Park can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of... Read More

A Cold Day in Brook Park – Air Conditioning Service at Palker Automotive

Most Brook Park drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Ohio highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Brook Park rush hour, but so can a long r... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Brook Park

Do you like to shop for shoes in Brook Park?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important whe... Read More

Automotive Tips from Palker Automotive: Brake Noise

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Brook Park. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they won’t stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are ... Read More

Under Pressure in Brook Park: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Brook Park, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light tr... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Brook Park

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine has to do w... Read More

The Palker Automotive Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

There's a lot of auto advice in Ohio right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to be ... Read More

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