Administrator Saturday, 11 May 2013 00:00
Every so many miles, your vehicle requires a brake service to inspect the master cylinder, the calipers, the brake pads and the brake rotors. If any of these components are wearing out and failing, your auto mechanic may recommend a complete brake replacement.
So that you can make an informed decision about brake replacement, take a moment to learn more about the components of the brake system:
Administrator Tuesday, 23 April 2013 19:06
Keep your car or truck's resale value by exercising good car maintenance to prevent oxidation. Unsightly rust is a red flag to prospective buyers of a used vehicle. The harsh environment we expose it to can create damage without preventative vehicle maintenance.
What is rust, you ask? Simply stated, iron oxide is a product of iron and oxygen when water is present. During the reaction process, the iron is consumed, resulting in rust and a small amount of hydrogen. Since your vehicle's body is made up of steel, an iron alloy, it's susceptible to rust. The best way to protect metal from oxidation is with paint. This seals the material off from oxygen and moisture, thereby stopping the oxidation process.