December 10, 2020
auto shop

Front End Alignment Versus Wheel Alignment Is There A Difference?

How Many Differences Exist between Front End Alignment versus Wheel Alignment?   Do I Need A Wheel Alignment or Front-End Alignment? It is important to get an alignment to make sure that your ride is safe and smooth, and it will also prolong your tires’ lives. Your vehicle has four wheels, but they do not all require adjustment and alignment. It may just require a front-end alignment. What is the distinction between a 4-wheel alignment as opposed to a front-end alignment? You may be astonished to ascertain there is not much variation. Front End Alignment versus Wheel Alignment Alignment is the geometry of the suspension structure that helps in assisting and turning the vehicle. Wheels must be in seamless alignment for all four tires to work collectively by turning in unison and traveling in the equivalent direction. A slight aberration on the spectrum can adversely affect the suspension system producing […]
February 17, 2020

Money Saving features of a Quality Tune-up

  The Low Income Auto Repair Program mechanics often get asked what is a standard tune-up and what’s included? The answer will vary from mechanic shop to shop, but generally this is a type of preventative and proactive maintenance that every vehicle needs. A good quality tune-up targets problem areas and resolves small issues so they don’t increase in size. Quality tune ups include a thorough engine check, to make sure there are no leaks, and that it sounds and feels right when the vehicle is running. For a closer look at some of the other ways a tune up can improve your vehicle, check out our list of tune up benefits.   Fix a Rough Ride: The truth is, as your vehicle ages, it just doesn’t run as smoothly as it used to. Maybe you’ve noticed it shaking a little bit, veering off to one side of the road, […]
December 28, 2019

6 tips for Winter Car Care

    As winter looms, so do inevitable car repairs. But there are small things you can do ahead of time to winterize your car and to help ensure you spend the least amount of time in the repair shop. Follow our winter car repair guide that includes the six most common winter car repairs that you can anticipate in the months ahead. We’re ready to give you all the advice and helpful winter car care tips you need to make sure you get to the places you need to go this season – even if it is a frozen blizzard out there.   Winter Ready Tip 1: Anticipate a dead battery. It’s very common for batteries to die during the winter months. That doesn’t mean you can’t bring them to life again, and it also doesn’t necessarily mean you have to buy an entirely new battery. Before you go […]