A generation ago, Sparta drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Sparta shop every year or two for repairs seemed...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 24, 2019
If you hit a bump in the road and your vehicle just keeps bouncing up and down for a lot longer time than it used to, you may have bad struts and shocks. They're the things that help to keep your vehicle's wheels and tires planted to the road surface.But they don't last forever. With care and ...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on November 17, 2019
Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Sparta area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Sparta diesel-fue...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 10, 2019
Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Sparta drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Sparta. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stu...
Posted in Timing Belt
on November 03, 2019