A car's engine will tell you if it needs a tune-up by the way it acts or sounds. For instance, if the engine misfires, hesitates, stalls, gets poor mileage or doesn't want to start, you'll want to bring your car to AA Auto Tech for an inspection and an engine tune-up. With proper maintenance, your engine will operate in peak performance mile after mile.
Cars make lots of noises as you’re driving down the road. While some of the sounds are perfectly normal, others should warn you that there is something wrong. A trained AA Auto Tech car mechanic can identify any weird noises in your car and tell what is wrong with it. If you hear any odd sounds, bring your vehicle to our shop and let our experts find the problem and fix it right away. Below is a list of 10 familiar car noises and what they mean.
During both the winter and summer seasons, you need to bring your car into the AA Auto Tech service center so that a car mechanic can inspect your cooling system. It’s during both the hot and freezing periods of the year when your cooling system is most vulnerable. By keeping current with fresh coolant and undergoing any leak repair, we can help you avoid significant auto repair issues such as transmission replacement or engine replacement.
You depend on your car every day to get you to and from your many destinations. AA Auto Tech also cares about your car and wants to help you keep it running all season long. Whether you need an AC Recharge, an engine repair, or an oil change, we suggest that you bring your car in for routine maintenance. Typical maintenance issues you should be concerned about include the following items below.
If your tires are beginning to wear, it is highly recommended that you replace them before winter weather strikes. This helps your tires to navigate slick and icy roads. However, you may be unsure as to when you should replace your tires. Here are a few of the signs that your tires may need to be replaced.
When your brakes are screeching or squealing, you likely need to have your brakes done. Typically when your brakes are done, the pads or shoes are replaced. In some instances, your rotors may also need to be resurfaced or replaced. If it seems like a shop is recommending you resurface or replace your rotors every time the shoes are replaced, you may find yourself wondering if this is normal. Here are a few questions you may have about whether your rotors need to be resurfaced every time your brakes are done.
Every car needs to have routine oil changes. Changing the oil removes the sludge that can build up around your engine, doing damage oil changes are not done. There are many automotive repair shops and shops specializing in just oil changes. This may leave you wondering whether one is better than another. Here are a few factors you should look for in an oil change shop to help you find the right one for you.
A muffler is a key component of your car's exhaust system. However, those who are not very familiar with cars may recognize the name of the part, but not really know much about it. If you are trying to learn a little bit more about your car here are a few frequently asked questions you may have about your car's muffler.
Most car batteries last between three and four years, depending on how often the car is started, how many miles you drive your car each year and the weather elements the battery is subjected to. When the battery dies, your car won't start and you will be stranded. However, the battery will often give off signs that it is nearing the end of its lifespan before it dies completely. Being able to identify these signs will help you know when it is time to replace your battery and prevent you from being stuck. Here are three signs your car's battery many be approaching the end of its life.
If your car is not running how it should, you will typically take it in to the repair shop to have it repaired. However, if temperatures are extremely cold, you may find yourself wondering if you should hold off on taking your car in. You may think the cold temperatures are contributing to your car running poorly, or that certain repairs cannot or should not be made in the cold. Here is some information that you should know if you find yourself in need of car repairs in the dead of winter.