Posted on 9/14/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
As summer begins to wind down, it’s still pretty warm outside, and if your vehicle’s radiator is struggling, you’ll certainly notice. At AA Auto Tech, we help vehicle owners take great care of their automobiles, and one thing we see, time and time again, are radiator problems. In this blog, we detail the most common signs of a failing radiator to help you determine whether it’s time to take your vehicle in for radiator repair. Let’s get started.
Posted on 8/24/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
As a vehicle owner, you know routine auto maintenance is necessary to keep your vehicle in proper working condition. But knowing which parts need professional service and when they need it can be pretty confounding if you’re not familiar with routine maintenance schedules. Below, the auto repair and maintenance experts at AA Auto Tech discuss what factory-recommended auto maintenance entails, how to determine when to have your vehicle serviced, and why routine care is so important for every automobile.
Posted on 8/10/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
Has your vehicle been acting up? Is it making odd noises or operating differently? If so, it’s important to acknowledge that certain out-of-the-ordinary occurrences may indicate impending engine failure. Though a number of internal issues can cause observable changes in the way your vehicle operates, certain signs, when ignored, can cause severe, potentially irreparable problems with your engine. Below, the auto mechanics at AA Auto Tech outline 5 signs of engine damage you should never ignore.
Posted on 7/20/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
Curious which vehicle problems every driver should keep an eye out for? Learn more about several of the most common vehicle issues from the experts at AA Auto Tech.
Posted on 7/6/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
Are you worried your vehicle’s alternator is going out? Learn common warning signs of impending alternator failure from the experts at AA Auto Tech.
Posted on 6/22/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
Have you noticed your vehicle handles differently than normal? Perhaps a bit bumpier or wobblier than you’re used to? If so, worn shocks or struts may be the culprit. Shocks and struts (every vehicle has one or the other, never both) do far more than supply a smooth ride — they allow you to effectively control your vehicle.
Posted on 6/8/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
When it comes to proper vehicle maintenance, if there’s one thing you should never neglect, it’s routine oil changes. Most vehicle owners are good about having their oil changed at regular intervals, but unfortunately, many have limited understanding of the when and why behind the procedure.
Posted on 5/25/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
Summer is almost here in Hastings, and if your vehicle’s air conditioning system isn’t up to snuff, that can mean a long, hot, sweaty commute. Not sure how to tell if your air conditioner is working optimally? Not to worry! Our team at AA Auto Tech put together a brief overview of telltale signs that it’s time for an AC recharge. If you’ve noticed any of the following air conditioner issues, don’t hesitate to give our team a call!
Posted on 5/11/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
To maintain optimal vehicle performance, your spark plugs require routine maintenance and replacement. Spark plugs play a critical role in your engine’s performance, it’s fuel mileage, and it’s emissions levels, but there isn’t a spark plug on the market that will last forever. At AA Auto Tech, it’s our goal to help you maintain your vehicle in top condition, so below, we’ve outlined a few easy ways to determine when your vehicle is due for spark plug replacement.
Posted on 4/20/2020 4:00 AM By AA Auto Technicians
Have you ever seen the dreaded puddle? You know, the one you find under your vehicle after a day at the office or a quick errand run? If you’re like many vehicle owners, you’ve written it off on many occasions—but do you actually know what’s causing it? Sure, you can always assume it’s just your air conditioner hard at work, but what if that puddle is the result of something more serious? Something that could compromise your vehicle’s performance?