How do my brakes work?

Your foot pushes on the brake pedal to apply the brakes. The force of your foot is amplified by mechanical leverage and the brake booster. A piston then moves into the cylinder and squeezes the hydraulic fluid out of the end. Hydraulic fluid runs through the brake lines and hoses to transmit pressure equally to…

Why is my TPMS light flashing?

TPMS stands for Tire Pressure Monitoring System and is the system in your vehicle that monitors the tire pressure. If the light comes on solid, the tire pressure on your vehicle is low. When the light is flashing, there is a problem with one of the tire pressure sensors. Each tire has a sensor inside…

How To Improve My Fuel Mileage

One of the most important factors into improving fuel mileage is to use the correct kind of gasoline. Never put Kerosene or Diesel Fuel into any gasoline engine vehicles. Running the wrong type of fuel through the system can cause catastrophic engine damage. The best thing to do to improve your gas mileage is to…

Corrosion on Battery Terminals?

Is there corrosion on your battery terminals? This is a sign that it is time for a battery service! The technician will apply cleaner to the battery terminal and then take a wire brush to scrub the terminals. Corrosion causes the battery cables to make poor connections. If the cables do not have a good…