Your tires are obviously important. However, it’s often underappreciated how much of a difference they make in the ride quality of your car, truck, or SUV, and what they can tell you about the condition of your vehicle. At Kwik Kar Vista Ridge in Lewisville, TX, we like to keep you well informed on what your vehicle is telling you, and how to keep it in good shape. Your tires have a lot to do with that.
Your alternator is a central component on any engine. The alternator is responsible for powering anything electronic on your vehicle, including the coils that fire your spark plugs (unless it’s a diesel). At Kwik Kar Vista Ridge in Lewisville, TX, we know a bad alternator when we see one - here’s how you can spot one too.
Automatic transmissions aren’t easily understood outside of specialists like those at Kwik Kar Vista Ridge in Lewisville, TX. While it would be impossible to teach you enough to make you a transmission expert in a series of articles, what we can do is give you the fundamental knowledge you need to have a good idea of what your transmission is doing, and how it works.
Fleet cars, vans, and trucks see a lot of wear and tear. If your engine has already called it a day, then it’s obviously case closed - you need a new engine or a new vehicle. However, there are many times when an engine is about to go down, and you can get it taken care of before it kicks the bucket for good - saving you time and towing in the process.
Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At Kwik Kar Vista Ridge in Lewisville, TX, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.
So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Kwik Kar Vista Ridge in Lewisville, TX is here to help.
There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car...but should you? Here are some factors to think about.