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Transmission Care in Brook Park, Ohio

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you have any plans around Brook Park, Ohio, for the weekend? Maybe you and some friends are taking the boat up to the lake. Maybe you'll be having a lot of fun water sk... Read More

Transmission Service at Palker Automotive in Brook Park

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for Brook Park drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in Ohio to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Brook Park Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 c... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Brook Park

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Palker Automotive: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Brook Park drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more ex... Read More

Automotive Tips from Palker Automotive: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

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... Read More

Ask Palker Automotive: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

Your browser does not support the video tag. The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt p... 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

Automotive Tips from Palker Automotive: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Brook Park. The timing belt’s important j... Read More

The Palker Automotive Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Brook Park drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you... Read More

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