Drum Brakes

On many vehicles, drum brakes are an integral part of the braking system. When so equipped, they’re typically found on the rear wheels of a vehicle. They not only slow and stop your vehicle, but also may function as the parking or emergency brake. Drum brakes work on the same principle as disc brakes. When…

Water Pump

The vacuum pump is attached to the engine and maintains the pressure between in the outside air and the engine intake manifold. The pressure created helps run different systems like the ventilation and power braking. While there is no set time frame for having your vacuum pump serviced, ask your Service Advisor to check for…

Alternator

The alternator is an important component that charges your car’s battery. It’s an electrical generator that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy in the form of alternating current. Ask your service advisor to inspect the condition of the charging system during every major service. If you lose power in your headlights or your car takes…

Brake Fluid

Clean brake fluid plays a vital role in lubricating brake components and allowing your vehicle to stop efficiently, especially under heavy loads or high temperatures. The average motorist drives 10 to 15,000 miles per year and uses the brakes about 75 thousand times. We recommend changing the brake fluid every two years or 24,000 miles.…

Coolant

Coolant is the generally accepted term for the liquid that absorbs heat from the engine and releases it through the radiator. As coolant circulates through the system, it transfers heat to the radiator and into the air. The liquid is cooled, fed back to the engine through the cooling system, and the cycle repeats. Coolant…