|Catalytic Converter - Stolen!
ALERT! Catalytic Converters are a target for theives!
It was going to be good weather and they loved the outdoors, so they packed their gear into the Pilot and headed out for a weekend camping trip.
|Wash Post Article - Preventive Maintenance Pays Off!|
Save $$ by performing planned preventive maintenance!
|Greg's 9 Item Vacation Checklist
Several of you have asked to see what I do before a road trip. So, here's "Greg's Nine Item Vacation Pre-Flight Checklist".
|Tires - Reasons for tire costs to increase on Honda and Toyotas|
"Why do tires cost so much these days?"
Many people get sticker shock when they buy tires these days.
|Don't Waste your money purchasing an extended auto warranty!
Okay, so we're not the only ones that are annoyed about the annoying television ads screaming and promising to stop your auto repair bills.
|13 Ways to Lower Your Gas Costs|
Hi there folks... Greg here...
It's no secret that our area has some of the highest fuel prices in the country and we all share in this strain, so as fuel prices travel north of $4.00 per gallon, I figured I would share some ideas that might help you avoid wasting money. Please feel free to share this with your friends and family.
FOGGED GLASS? It's amazing to see crazy drivers with the insides of all the windows completely fogged, isn't it?
|When Should I Buy a New Car?|
This is a question that we hear just about every day. Certainly if you
|Deer Hits More Common
Have YOU ever hit a deer? Happens in a split second. Experts say if you can't easily avoid the collision, (most of the time) it's best to hit the deer straight on...
|Cold Weather Hard Restart Tip|
So here's a tip you might not have heard before...ESPECIALLY in colder weather...
|Maintenance Schedules... Confused?
Routine and regular maintenance is the best way to extend the life of your Honda or Toyota product. By following
|The "Skinny" on Timing Belts|
Four-cycle internal combustion engines use a "camshaft" to open and close the intake and exhaust valves. This shaft has an egg-shaped "cam" for each valve that pushes open the intake and exhaust valves in the proper sequence.
|Oil Changes are Important!
This image shows the scoring that occurs on the sides of the pistons as they slide up and down in the cylinder when lubrication is not adequate. Note the vertical lines.
|What's a CV Boot?|
On front wheel and all wheel drive cars, the axle shafts are what connect the transmission with the wheels, driving the vehicle along.
|Catalyst Catastrophe! How a Catalytic Converter works and dies!
This image was taken looking down into the catalytic converter which is located in the exhaust system.
|Captain, She's about to blow! Radiator Hose Failure Coming!|
An upper radiator hose from an Acura about to blow. This was a first-time client and boy, were we surprised when we opened the hood for the first time! Whoo!
|Mice are the darndest creatures
Mice can find their way into just about anywhere.
The little red finger is pointing to the area of this exhaust valve that has burned away.
|Spark Plug 101
Here is a spark plug comparison. On the left, please note the severely worn electrodes as compared to a new ones on the right.
|Honda and Toyota engines are good but no match for a broken valve!|
Sometimes, if the client keeps driving an engine with a burned valve, the heat buildup in the valve head can get so hot
|Honda Rear Trailing Arm Bushings - learn something new?
Here is an image of a torn rear Trailing Arm Bushing. This little puppy is
|Dont Drive your Honda or Toyota engine without oil!|
Like we said before, the engine oil is the life-blood of your Honda or Toyota engine. Without clean, adequate flow
|Tires - Extreme Honda wear caused by wheel alignment problems!
Please note the angle with which the tire tread is worn towards the insides.
|Honda engine block after a broken connecting rod!|
Save thousands of dollars on your Honda or Toyota engine! Check out this trick!
|Honda Toyota check engine lights on? We can fix it!|
Weird fix of the month - A first-time client was referred to us for our diagnostic abilities. His Odyssey