The primary job of the serpentine belt for Carlsbad drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not comp...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on April 23, 2017
Many Carlsbad drivers have been hearing about technological advances in power steering, specifically electric power steering. Some very high-end cars have been featuring electric power steering. Power steering fluid has the necessary hydraulic properties and the ability to lubricate the i...
Posted in Automotive News
on April 16, 2017
If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Carlsbad. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better u...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 09, 2017
Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have ...
Posted in Suspension
on April 04, 2017
Today we want to talk to Carlsbad drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even...
Posted in Parts
on March 28, 2017
There are a lot of things in life that Carlsbad residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Carlsbad dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. W...
Posted in Inspection
on March 21, 2017
Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Carlsbad require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some ...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on March 14, 2017
When people in Carlsbad talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around New Mexico? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through th...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 06, 2017
When your vehicle has a problem, or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your car's so important to your life in Carlsbad, you need to back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the technician ...
Posted in Safety
on March 01, 2017
Imagine you've left Carlsbad and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you ...
Posted in Automotive News
on February 19, 2017