The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car. An old timing belt can lose a “tooth” in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt slip – or a broken timing...
Posted in Timing Belt
on September 25, 2015
Loves Park auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Loves Park , Illinois are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your SUV coolant system, it w...
Posted in Cooling System
on September 23, 2015
All Illinois pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget important steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That ...
Posted in Service Standards
on September 11, 2015
If you've ever been driving around Loves Park and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness which can be distracting and will affe...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 09, 2015