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Fluid Change and Fluid Flush: Is there a Difference?

Fluid Change and Fluid Flush: Is there a Difference?

Your car has several essential fluids to keep its internal components running correctly. The six critical fluids in every vehicle are engine oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, power steering fluid, radiator coolant, and windshield wiper fluid. If these fluids run low or the fluid itself is not in good or clean condition, your vehicle could display some alarming problems.   Fluid Maintenance It is highly urged that you check your fluids periodically. The most frequent fluid service that you have to keep up with is the oil change. The other liquids don't need to be refilled or replaced as often. Most of the time, you may hear a couple of different names regarding fluid maintenance: fluid change and fluid flush. The average person may use these terms interchangeably when they bring their car in for service, but there is a significant distinction between the two services. Let's discuss the difference between a fluid change and a fluid flush.   A fluid change is as ... read more

Signs You Have Faulty Spark Plugs

Signs You Have Faulty Spark Plugs

A spark plug is one of the most underrated car components. They play a crucial role in igniting the air-fuel mixture within the engine cylinders to get and keep your vehicle moving. With time, your spark plugs might become fouled and dirty, impacting your engine performance. When a spark plug is fouled, it is usually covered with such substances as fuel, carbon, or air. At this point, the only way you can enhance your engine performance is by having your spark plugs cleaned without causing any damage to the electrodes.   Most manufacturers will recommend that you have your vehicle's spark plugs replaced every 30,000 - 50,000 miles. If you haven't had yours checked in quite some time, you might want to consider contacting our mechanics now.   Here are some of the signs that your spark plug is failing and needs a replacement:   Reduced Gas Mileage   If you find yourself making trips to the gas station a little too much than usual, you ... read more

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