Everyone knows that their car needs regular oil changes in order to keep the engine lubricated. But are you aware that other major components of your vehicle need regular maintenance as well, especially as the miles start piling up? Vital … [Read more...] about Why Your Car Needs Vital Fluid Flushes
In this video, Dustin Atwood, ASE Certified Mechanic and General Manager of Seeburg Service Center, discusses how you should and should NOT deal with your car's A/C problems. When the HVAC system in your car isn't working the way it's supposed to, the … [Read more...] about What is Wrong With Your Car’s Air Conditioning System?
You're driving down the road and traffic ahead of you has slowed down which mean you need to apply your brakes. Then one of the most terrifying things happen: your brake pedal goes to the floor and you're not slowing down. The cars ahead of you are … [Read more...] about What To Do If Your Brakes Fail
Dustin Says: Ever wonder why we say something or someone 'blew a gasket'? Engines create pressure inside, and have to let that pressure out. That pressure is controlled by a 'Positive Crankcase Ventilation Valve' (PCV Valve for short). If your PCV valve … [Read more...] about Don’t Blow a Gasket
It's summertime, and many areas are experiencing sizzling, scorching, and steamy temperatures. As the weather warms up, pay attention to your car's temperature, especially when you're climbing steep hills or stuck in stop-and-go traffic. And to prepare … [Read more...] about What to Do When Your Car Overheats
Every car owner should know how to jump-start a car. As long as you have a good set of jumper cables and know the proper procedure, it's quick, easy to do, and can bring a battery back to life. Whether you're restarting your own car (with the assistance … [Read more...] about How to Jump-Start a Car
When your vehicle requires a repair, it can be tempting to rush through the process so that you can get back on the road ASAP. However, if you want to have a positive experience that you won't regret in the long run, take your time when selecting the … [Read more...] about Why You Need a Written Estimate
When you select a repair shop for your vehicle – in addition to considering reputability, technical competence, customer service, location, rates, experience, etc. – remember to ask about the warranties on car repairs. This type of warranty is a promise … [Read more...] about Warranties on Car Repairs
A car warranty is a guarantee designed to protect you in case a part of your vehicle fails. Typically offered by a manufacturer or dealer, a warranty covers certain repairs or defect replacements, and it may also ensure that your vehicle will have a … [Read more...] about How Car Warranties Work
Typically, when you take your car to a mechanic, the professionals at the auto shop make any needed repairs or replacements using parts currently at the shop or parts they have ordered. However, sometimes drivers wonder if they might save money by … [Read more...] about Can I Bring My Own Auto Parts to a Mechanic?