Category : Maintenance

Maintenance, Repair, Replacement: Ideas to Keep You Rolling.

White, Blue or Black: What Is My Exhaust Color Telling Me?

The phrase “black and blue” usually describes a bad bruise. What does it mean if your vehicle’s exhaust is one of these colors? Before your next drive has a chance to "go up in smoke," review our car exhaust color coding to help you determine if it may be time for an oil leak repair, an engine tune-up, a coolant check, or something more serious. Read More

What Causes Engine Knocking?

If there’s something everyone can agree on, it’s that cars can make weird noises. It could be a squeal, a clunk, or even a rumble and roar. If the sound is closer to a "knock," you may be dealing with problems under the hood—problems that could cause engine damage if left unresolved. Read on to learn why it's truly no joking matter. Read More

Why Is Zinc In Motor Oil?

You may have heard stories about zinc and motor oil, specifically how a lack of zinc can cause camshaft failure. The real story is a complicated one! Read on to learn more about the camshaft, what the real story is, and how things have changed over the years. Read More