Avoiding a Faulty O2 Sensor

Oftentimes, seemingly big engine problems can be traced to small sources. What might seem like a complex, costly fix might actually be pretty simple and affordable.  In the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, car engines took a huge leap forward with the addition of a computer system. This modernization meant that engines could run much…

Tips for Better Gas Mileage 

Owning a gas-powered vehicle comes with a wide range of ongoing expenses, none more persistent than filling up at the pump. And while you can’t control gas prices, you can make sure you’re doing all you can to get the best fuel economy possible.  It’s common for gas mileage to fall from factory specs as…

DIY Engine Maintenance

Any auto technician will tell you that the best way to keep your vehicle’s engine running well is to keep up with routine maintenance. It might seem intimidating at first, but with a little patience, practice, and basic tools, you can affordably take care of some of your engine’s most important needs. The payback? An…

Get in Gear: Preventing Transmission Slips

Even if you aren’t a gearhead, you probably know that your vehicle’s transmission is a big deal. Transmissions are crucial for transferring power from your engine to the wheels. Most of today’s transmissions are automatic — designed to shift on their own based on a vehicle’s speed. Automatic transmissions do their job without issue most…