Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Texas spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving i...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 31, 2017
Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the ...
Posted in Battery
on October 25, 2017
Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle.The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 18, 2017
There's a reason we use the word "diagnose" when we talk about fixing cars in Austin. Figuring out what's wrong with your vehicle has a lot of similarities to figuring out what's wrong with someone who is ill. Vehicles are a mass of complex systems that can produce a variety of symptoms w...
Posted in Diagnostics
on October 10, 2017
Most Austin drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Texas folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Austin drivers all know — or should know — that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something more we...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on October 03, 2017