March 16, 2023

Radiator leaks can be some of the most frustrating issues to deal with when owning a vehicle. Constant coolant top-offs, an overheating engine, and the smell of burning coolant are all signs of a leak in your cooling system.  Your car’s radiator takes the anti-freeze and disperses it over metal fins that release your engine’s […]

February 28, 2023

Volkswagen’s 2.0 TSI (Turbocharged Stratified Injection) engine, which is now in its fourth generation, has been in production since the late 2000s. A chain-driven, direct injection, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the 2.0 TSI offers stellar performance and fuel economy. It has powered everything from the VW Passat, Tiguan, and GTI, to the Audi TT, A4, A6, […]

January 26, 2023

Getting your car smogged can be frustrating, especially if you don’t know why, where, or how. Luckily, the rules for emissions in Illinois are fairly clear-cut and can be summed up easily. In most counties in Illinois, emissions testing is required every two years for vehicles older than four years and built after 1996. Without […]

December 30, 2022

The Chevrolet Cruze is a compact car that has been in production since 2008. It was developed as a replacement for the Chevrolet Cobalt, and it has since become a popular choice for those looking for a reliable, affordable, and efficient vehicle.  The Cruze has been available with a turbocharged engine since its introduction. The […]

November 8, 2022

Oil is the lifeblood of your car. It keeps the moving parts lubricated and running smoothly, so you can drive with a clear mind and know that your car will make it from point A to point B, but the parts that keep oil healthy and within your engine can be just as important. The […]