If you are a driver in Auburndale and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. Synthetic oil doesn't gel or gum-up like petroleum based oil and i...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 28, 2020
Your vehicle's engine makes a lot of heat when it's powering you down the road, so it needs a way to get rid of that energy. That's why your vehicle has a cooling system, complete with a radiator and one or two radiator fans, also called cooling fans. Those fans make sure air keeps moving acros...
Posted in Cooling System
on June 21, 2020
So you take your vehicle in for maintenance and the pro at American Lube Express tells you that you ought to change your oil more often. What? You followed the maintenance schedule but you take a second look at that severe service schedule and see some of the following:1. Most of your trips aro...
Posted in Service Intervals
on June 14, 2020
Today we're going to be talking about serpentine belts for our Auburndale, FL, customers. Let's start by talking about the accessories that are driven by the serpentine belt. First is the alternator. That's the device that makes electricity to power the vehicle and recharge the battery. Then th...
Posted in Maintenance
on June 07, 2020
When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Auburndale, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the tec...
Posted in Safety
on June 03, 2020
With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Auburndale, FL, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Auburndale drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable ...
Posted in Drive Train
on June 02, 2020
Some of us Auburndale drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around FL, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The har...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on June 01, 2020