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GIVE ME A BRAKE! IT’S NATIONAL BRAKE MONTH

GIVE ME A BRAKE! IT’S NATIONAL BRAKE MONTH

Brakes are one of the most vital and yet overlooked vehicle systems. And we have a good reason for that! Brakes lose stopping power gradually, and most of the time, when we find that out, it’s already too late. However, you can prevent this problem if you look for...

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3 REASONS WHY YOUR AIR FILTERS NEED CHANGING

3 REASONS WHY YOUR AIR FILTERS NEED CHANGING

A client’s Prius, taken by Fred Wilson of High Road Automotive Do you know what happens to your vehicle when you leave it parked outside for a year? Check out the photo above. It’s an actual photo of our client’s Prius, which was parked in the yard for a whole year...

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AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING MAINTENANCE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

AUTOMOTIVE AIR CONDITIONING MAINTENANCE AND CLIMATE CHANGE

In the early 1990s, there was growing concern about automotive air conditioning refrigerant leaking into the atmosphere and contributing an expanding hole in our earth’s ozone layer. Scientists predicted certain gasses including Freon gas were causing damage to our...

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WHAT REALLY MAKES YOUR CAR WEAR OUT?

WHAT REALLY MAKES YOUR CAR WEAR OUT?

Reasons cars wear out Most people think that a car wears out from driving too many miles.  While that can be true, it is only part of the story and high mileage alone doesn’t mean much to a professional mechanic. Experienced technicians know that wear and...

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WHY BACKYARD MECHANICS ARE ALMOST EXTINCT

WHY BACKYARD MECHANICS ARE ALMOST EXTINCT

Why backyard mechanics are almost extinct    Perhaps you remember your dad spending a few hours under the hood of the family car,  fixing it up to be like new.  A toolbox and a few box wrenches were about all he needed to get the car running again....

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