The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

November 29, 2020

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

November 22, 2020

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

Straight Ahead (Wheel Alignment)

November 15, 2020

If every road was straight and smooth, we wouldn't have to worry much about wheel alignment. But they're not, so we do. Hitting potholes or driving on rough pavement can knock your vehicle out of alignment and you'll notice it in one of several ways. Your steering wheel may not be centered when ... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Frankfort

November 8, 2020

There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Frankfort, Illinois, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Frankfort streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal.' Hard acceleration just suc... More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

November 1, 2020

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly. One thing that you should note is... More