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How often do windshield wipers need to be replaced?

How often do windshield wipers need to be replaced?

Visibility while driving is essential to avoid accidents. However, it can be challenging to have a clear view of the road ahead, even with excellent eyesight, especially when driving through mud, sleet, snow, hail, and ice. Luckily, your windshield blades will help you with that. However, wiper blades are made of degradable material which wears out with time and use. But, how often should you replace your wiper blades? This article explains when you should replace wiper blades and how to tell they need replacement. How often should you Replace Windshield Wiper Blades? Many manufacturers will recommend you replace your wiper blades every six to twelve months. While this may be the general rule of thumb, you may need to replace them sooner, depending on how often you drive and where you live. Also, the frequency of wiper blades replacement varies depending on the type of blades. A good way to keep track of your wiper blades' condition is to have the mechanic inspect them when they ... read more

What is a Transmission Rebuild?

What is a Transmission Rebuild?

A transmission rebuild is typically needed when a transmission has many different parts that need to be replaced. A thorough inspection of the transmission will allow us to determine if a repair is needed, or something more major like a rebuild or overhaul. A rebuild will consist of removing the transmission entirely from your vehicle, replacing any necessary parts, cleaning the transmission, making any necessary updates, and then replacing the transmission back into your car. At our local auto repair shop, we are the trusted shop in the community for transmission rebuilds and overhauls. We know a major repair can be overwhelming to take care of, which is why we strive to make your transmission repair experience as convenient and hassle-free as possible. We have specialized in transmission repair and services for many years and proudly work on most makes and models of vehicles. Our technicians understand the ins and outs of transmissions and try to figure out the most cost effective ... read more

What Is the Difference Between a Fluid Change vs. Fluid Flush?

What Is the Difference Between a Fluid Change vs. Fluid Flush?

All cars, SUVs, and trucks have various essential fluids to keep their internal systems lubricated, cooled, and running. The primary fluids in every automobile include motor oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, power steering fluid, coolant/antifreeze, and windshield washer fluid. If and when these fluids run low or get dirty/contaminated, your vehicle could suffer from multiple problems. The Importance of Fluid Maintenance Fluid maintenance is an essential aspect of your car's overall maintenance routine. A healthy practice that many experts recommend is checking your fluids frequently. Motor oil is arguably the most important out of all your vehicle's essential liquids. And it is changed the most often. The other fluids don't need to be topped off as frequently.  There are two important terms that you should know when it comes to fluid maintenance: fluid change and fluid flush. While they are used interchangeably in some cases, the two services are dissimilar in ... read more

Common Signs of An Exhaust Leak

Common Signs of An Exhaust Leak

Your exhaust system will usually alert you with a series of symptoms when something's wrong with it. Since it's responsible for managing fumes inside and out of your vehicle, it can also impact your engine performance when something goes wrong. Below are the top signs that your exhaust system will exemplify if you require repairs. Foul odors When you smell gas or any strong chemicals surrounding your car, it often goes back to the exhaust system. For instance, the catalytic converter will produce a rotten egg smell if it needs repairs. Breathing in these toxic gases may not only be smelly, but it can be dangerous as well. Bad vibrations Random car vibrations can point to many things, and an exhaust leak is one of them. When you have an exhaust leak, it is merely impossible to drive your car safely. Please make sure you take your car to a repair shop right away. Check engine light A lit check engine light can indicate several problems, including the need for exhaust repair ... read more

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