September 15, 2023

Modern vehicles have become heavier than ever with the introduction of mainstream creature comforts, safety regulations, and increased use of electronics. One technology we take for granted is power steering. Without our power steering systems, turning your vehicle would be very difficult.  These systems use a hydraulic fluid called power steering fluid to reduce the […]

August 8, 2023

Seeing a puddle of oil under your vehicle is frustrating, but noticing a loss of oil without a visible leak can be even worse. When the leak is external, it’s a lot easier (and generally less expensive) to get diagnosed.  When your motor is burning oil, either internally or externally, it can sometimes be much […]

July 27, 2023

Many automotive issues can be difficult to notice during daily driving, but your vehicle jerking when you accelerate is not one you’ll be able to ignore. It’s obvious and a bit unsettling when you hit the gas pedal and feel a large hesitation in the power delivery.  Unfortunately, even though you can tell something is […]

June 1, 2023

Everything within your engine is perfectly synchronized. It’s amazing that motors can produce so much power and move so quickly with perfect precision, every stroke, every time.  This flawless timing of your engine is the responsibility of, unsurprisingly, your timing chain/belt. Both timing belts and timing chains carry out the job of ensuring your valves […]

May 1, 2023

If you own a BMW, you know it’s a vehicle built with precision and quality, which is why you want to keep it well-maintained. To keep your BMW running smoothly and extend its lifespan, regular maintenance is crucial, and one essential aspect of that is changing the oil. But how often should you change the […]