My check engine light is on. What do I do?

Your check engine light can come on for any number of reasons, from a loose gas cap to a more serious issue such as misfiring. The check engine light is your vehicle’s way of telling you something is wrong. If the check engine light is flashing, your vehicle is telling you there is a more…

Hot wheels?!

Why is my wheel getting hot while I am driving? Brake Calipers use the brake fluid to apply the brake pads to the brake rotors to stop the vehicle. If the brake caliper is sticking, it will cause the brakes to stay applied, causing the tire to heat up. This will cause premature or uneven…

In need of a tune up?

When was the last time your vehicle had a tune up? Tune ups help keep your vehicle in great running condition. A typical tune up consists of replacing the spark plugs and either the ignition wires or spark plug boots. Sometimes the plenum needs to be removed in order to replace the spark plugs; the…

Why are my brakes grinding?

Brakes grinding is an indication that there is something wrong with the braking system. If your vehicle sits for a long time, rust will build on the brake rotors. This will cause them to make noise. If there is enough brake pad material, the technician will clean and adjust the brakes to prevent further noise.…

Squeaking while braking?

Why do I hear squeaking while braking? Brakes squeaking or grinding is an indication that it is time to replace the brake pads. When you replace the brake pads, the technician will inspect the brake rotors to see if they can be resurfaced or will have to be replaced. If the rotors are rusted, pitted,…