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VEHICLE SANITIZATION IS ESSENTIALVEHICLE SANITIZATION IS ESSENTIAL

VEHICLE SANITIZATION IS ESSENTIALVEHICLE SANITIZATION IS ESSENTIAL

IMPORTANCE OF VEHICLE SANITIZATION     We spend so much time in our vehicles, it is no wonder they can harbor germs and that we must be vigilant in cleaning high touch points. While vehicle sanitization has always been a good idea, it has become an essential practice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a lot that vehicle repair shops and vehicle owners can do together as a community to prevent the spread of germs. Vehicles often have many different surfaces in their interior and you should consider them all when sanitizing for the safety of your family and loved ones. Going the extra mile now and in the future will ensure you have done all you can to protect from germs.   VEHICLE OWNER TIPS FOR SANITIZING ALL PROMINENT TOUCH POINTS     Sanitize most-touched spots in the interior of the vehicle Be sure to sanitize the radio, cupholders, glove box and seatbelts- all highly touched surfaces! Don’t forget your dashboard, sun visors and all buttons ... read more

THE FLUIDS THAT KEEP YOUR CAR RUNNING

THE FLUIDS THAT KEEP YOUR CAR RUNNING

  Your car is an important part of daily life. It’s your workhorse and should be maintained properly to stay that way. Besides gasoline, there are several fluids in your car that perform different functions to keep your car running in prime condition. The six main fluids, when checked and replaced regularly, are vital to your car’s efficiency, longevity, and performance.   DIFFERENT TYPES OF FLUIDS FOR YOUR CAR 1.   Brake Fluid It’s obvious that the importance of highly functioning brakes is essential to road safety.  A vehicle’s brake system needs brake fluid to function properly. The fluid level should be towards the top and should be a light brown or yellow color. If it looks dark or muddy, it should be replaced. 2.   Coolant Coolant (or antifreeze) is usually a bright neon yellow or green color and serves a dual purpose. The radiator inside of your car keeps your car from overheating, which is all made poss ... read more

SENIOR CITIZENS ON THE ROAD: CAR SAFETY OPTIONS

SENIOR CITIZENS ON THE ROAD: CAR SAFETY OPTIONS

Car accidents are a huge problem for people regardless of their ages. They are a particularly big concern for senior citizens, though. That is because people who are elderly often are not as alert as they were in the past. They may have reaction times that can negatively affect safety behind the wheel. If you are a senior who wants to promote the highest degree of safety while driving, then you should do your best to dodge:   ·      Distractions of any kind ·      Inclement weather ·      Excessive darkness   Distractions can make driving safely next to impossible. Inclement weather can make smooth driving a lot less realistic. Driving for lengthy periods in times of darkness can also make many seniors feel a lot sleepier.   TURN YOUR CELLPHONE OFF If you want to exercise ample caution as a senior citizen, you should think about switching your cellphone ... read more

QUICK GUIDE TO REPLACING YOUR POWER STEERING PUMP TO CONTROL YOUR VEHICLE

QUICK GUIDE TO REPLACING YOUR POWER STEERING PUMP TO CONTROL YOUR VEHICLE

Safely steering your vehicle is one of the most essential parts in ensuring the safety of you, your passengers, and the drivers around you. To ensure that you have a good control of your vehicle, it’s a good idea to maintain your power steering pump. Visiting your local auto shop is a great way to make sure that all the parts of your vehicle, including your steering and power steering part, are in good prime condition.   To start, the power steering pump plays a vital role in helping circulate the fluid under pressure which helps enable the hydraulic piston in the steering gear, making it easier for you to turn the steering wheel itself.   In other words, if you have difficulty turning or taking control of the wheel, there might be a problem of your power steering pump.   Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Steering Pump   Before trying to replace your power steering pump, you first have to find ou ... read more

SUSPENSION SYSTEM SPECIALIZATION

SUSPENSION SYSTEM SPECIALIZATION

Our auto repair shop specializes in preventative maintenance and full service repairs. Our technicians are skilled in the inspection and diagnostics of all vehicle systems, including the suspension system. Over time, your car’s suspension system will decline, and when it does, it is important to be able to recognize the signs and bring your car to us right away. Your car’s job is to ensure that you get to your destination. Let our shop ensure that your car is able to get you there safely. Proper routine maintenance checks are one way to help keep your car functioning properly. The suspension system is just one part of your car that we will check during preventative maintenance, as the suspension plays an essential role in your car’s performance. The suspension controls the amount of friction placed on your car from the road, ensuring a smooth ride and steering stability.  HOW AUTO SUSPENSION SYSTEM WORK Without a suspension system, your car would be unbalanced ... read more

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