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February 2016

Automotive Tips from Palker Automotive: Serpentine Belt Tensioner

The serpentine belt tensioner applies pressure to the serpentine belt, maintaining optimal tension to drive the accessories like the alternator and A/C compressor. At Palker Automotive we know that the service life of the belt tensioner is the same as the belt itself, so they should always be rep... Read More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Brook Park

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Brook Park area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur c... Read More

Diesel Maintenance for Ohio

At Palker Automotive we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Ohio friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requireme... Read More

Is Your Brook Park Driving Severe?

People near Brook Park, Ohio, often ask Palker Automotive how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Brook Park, Ohio, service advisor at Palker Au... Read More

Breathe Free in Brook Park: Cabin Air Filter Replacement at Palker Automotive

There are a lot of new features, both optional and standard, on Brook Park drivers' vehicles these days. One you may not have heard of is called a cabin air filter. Simply put, its job is to keep the air in the passenger compartment ... Read More

Palker Automotive Advice: Don't Overlook These 10 Automotive Services

Organization is the key to managing a busy life in Ohio. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Brook Park residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write "oil change" every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to th... Read More

Brook Park Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of Brook Park car owners driving around on under-inflated tires. Admittedly, it’s hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your auto manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your SUV tire’s consi... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Brook Park, Ohio?

No one in Brook Park, Ohio, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Ohio fuel prices, however, have spurred Brook Park drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Ohio Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Brook Park knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Brook Park area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tool... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

The price of gas in Ohio has got people in Brook Park talking. It seems that Brook Park folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would b... Read More

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