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Why Does My Radiator Have Sludge/Slime In It? And How Can You Get Rid Of It?

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Have you seen sludge? That thick, brown-colored substance you can see after you open the cap on your car’s radiator. You might have noticed it now that you noticed your engine has been overheating. However, your engine probably overheated because of sludge build-up.

What Are Signs Of A Valve Cover Gasket Leak?

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Your valve cover gasket may be leaking for a variety of reasons.  It could be shrunken, cracked or rotten, or your valve cover itself may be cracked or broken or one of the valve cover bolts may just be loose, …

How Often Should You Inspect Car Fluids And Tire Pressure

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A common question we hear from many vehicle owners is, “how often should I bring my car in for servicing?”. The easy answer is routine. Keeping your vehicle on a regular schedule will ensure that your engine is performing at …

When Was the Last Time Your Tires Were Rotated and Balanced?

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Have you ever purchased a new set of tires, only to find that they didn’t last as long as they should have? If so, it could be because your tires weren’t rotated and balanced on a regular schedule.  Much like …

Can I Have My Car’s Heating System Serviced For Winter?

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This time of year, many of us have our home heaters serviced to make sure we’re ready for winter. However, the heating system in our cars is often overlooked until we need it. Not preparing your car heating system before …

How Do I Know If My Car Needs Cylinder Repair or Replacement?

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Whew…Engines! We know that the love of your car can also be a love/hate relationship. Without your engine, your vehicle won’t be going anywhere. Inside your engine, you will find a a vast array of parts and components all working …

5 Reasons Your Car Could be Losing Power

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Have you ever been in a situation where you’re driving your vehicle, and as you accelerate, you start to lose power instead of gain power? Sometimes this can be attributed to your car not having enough fuel. However, it can …

What Are The Symptoms Of A Faulty Starter Motor?

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Like any other mechanical device, when the starter fails or is beginning to wear out, it will display a few warning signs. Noted below are a few of the indicators that will let you know that a problem with the …

Do I Need A Wheel Alignment?

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Theoretically, all four wheels should be vertical to the ground and parallel to one other, right? However, when the vehicle starts pulling to one side – or after a hard impact with a curb – most drivers suspect that the …

Do You Need A Starting System Check-Up?

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If the starter does not turn the engine although the car battery is in good condition, the fault may be a simple mechanical one or it may be an electrical one in the starter-motor circuit. This is what makes the …