It's one of those things that can happen on a multi-day road adventure or a quick trip to the grocery store. You hit a pothole, go too fast over a speed bump, nail a curb. When it happens, you think, "I wonder if that was hard enough to do any damage?" But things seem ok and you continue on yo...
Posted in Automotive News
on May 31, 2020
Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to ...
Posted in Customer Detective Work
on May 24, 2020
There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Austin, Texas, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Austin streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just sucks the ga...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 17, 2020
Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Austin?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Texas approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airba...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 10, 2020
Modern vehicles in and around Austin run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Austin drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really str...
Posted in Parts
on May 03, 2020