Winter Springs area drivers love their vehicles. And one of the most enjoyable things about them is taking a road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like vehicle trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt.Now Winter Spring...
Posted in Automotive News
on May 19, 2019
There's a lot of auto advice in Florida right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to ...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 12, 2019
Winter Springs drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. F...
Posted in Cooling System
on May 05, 2019
Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do?
The best thing is to make su...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on April 28, 2019
When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Winter Springs drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on April 21, 2019
Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Winter Springs. If you took an informal poll around Winter Springs you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every veh...
Posted in Steering
on April 14, 2019
Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Winter Springs knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Winter Springs area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the p...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 07, 2019
Knowing how their engine works can help Winter Springs drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves...
Posted in Timing Belt
on March 31, 2019
We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Winter Sprin...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 24, 2019
We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Winter Springs. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Florida roads.The truth is...
Posted in Service Standards
on March 17, 2019