Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. Thats everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the p...
Posted in Battery
on March 29, 2020
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 when you drive around Sparta.An old timing belt can lose a tooth in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing belt...
Posted in Timing Belt
on March 22, 2020
No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Sparta residents and to fix the affecte...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 15, 2020
There are a lot of things in life that Sparta residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Sparta dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don'...
Posted in Inspection
on March 08, 2020
What a convenience power door locks are on a vehicle. The latest don't even require you to push the button on the key fob; all you have to do is have it with you. But sometimes there's a component of power door locks that can fail, especially when they are used several times each day. Those ar...
Posted in Monitoring System
on March 01, 2020
Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Sparta drivers. A lot of us in Sparta don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Every ...
Posted in Differential Service
on February 23, 2020
A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for Sparta drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wear more quickly if you frequently drive off-road or on bumpy roads. A workhorse vehicle one that hauls heavy ...
Posted in Suspension
on February 16, 2020
Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Sparta. If you took an informal poll around Sparta you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in Spar...
Posted in Steering
on February 09, 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 Sparta, 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 technic...
Posted in Safety
on February 02, 2020
Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Sparta road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs...
Posted in Parts
on January 26, 2020