Not a Good Vibe (Driveshaft Failure)

July 26, 2020

When you feel your vehicle vibrating as you're driving down the road, one cause could be something you may not have ever seen: your driveshaft. It is underneath the vehicle and most drivers don't climb under there to take a look very often. The driveshaft is a cylindrical part that helps conduc... More

The Byte Stuff (Your Vehicle's Computers)

July 19, 2020

Nobody has to tell you that computers are a part of so many things in our lives. Smartphones, kitchen appliances, vacuum cleaners, televisions. You name itit has a computer in it. And your vehicle is no exception. The earliest cars relied on the technology of their time, and there was no such ... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Frankfort Vehicle

July 12, 2020

Frankfort drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Illinois come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Frankfort area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of s... More

Cruisin' on Down Main Street

July 5, 2020

When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item. The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked. Well, some of the time. Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers. It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... More