Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on May 31, 2020
For those of you in Auburndale, FL who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes about ...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 30, 2020
Today in our American Lube Express blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Auburndale with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, wate...
Posted in Maintenance
on May 24, 2020
If that little brake warning light pops up on your dash, do you know what it means? Well, if you said no, you wouldn't be alone. You know it has something to do with your brakes, but exactly what? You're not sure. One of the reasons is that it could mean a lot of different things.It could be som...
Posted in Service Intervals
on May 17, 2020
When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Auburndale drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like a major crash, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object....
Posted in Automotive News
on May 10, 2020
We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Auburndale automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, ...
Posted in Service Standards
on May 03, 2020