Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be.Then it's time to get ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on November 22, 2020
Hey Pensacola area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Florida streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Pensacola area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of a...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 15, 2020
Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Pensacola. If you took an informal poll around Pensacola you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people i...
Posted in Steering
on November 08, 2020
We find that a lot of Pensacola drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe ...
Posted in Service Standards
on November 01, 2020
When people in Pensacola talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Florida? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them or our...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on October 25, 2020
With Pensacola gas prices being what they are, many of us in Florida are driving less and looking into purchasing smaller or more efficient vehicles. Pensacola area residents who have to drive a lot, have large families or need four-wheel drive are particularly hard hit by the cost of fuel in Flo...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on October 18, 2020
Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't. Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories. By the way, if your tempted to just leave your broken blinker broken, remember you can get a ticket for not using them, not to mention...
Posted in Monitoring System
on October 11, 2020
Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. Unburnt fuel is forced into the crankcase as your engine runs. The PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve vents this unburnt fuel and oil vapors from the crankcase and sends it back into the air intake system to be burned in the engine. A clogged...
Posted in Parts
on October 04, 2020
Stop! It's one of those things your vehicle has to do consistently and reliably. That's why brake maintenance is vitally important, worthwhile for you to make sure stays up to date.A brake system has many components. If your vehicle has disc brakes, they have pads that make contact with the rot...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on September 27, 2020
Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible.For one thing, it's important to describe your p...
Posted in Did You Know
on September 20, 2020