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Many different components work together to bring your car to a stop. Braking systems rely on hydraulic fluid running through the brake lines to transfer and amplify the force of your foot stepping on the pedal, increasing the clamping pressure of the caliper. Brakes live a demanding life. It’s not just the pads and rotors […]

If you are new to diesel vehicles, you are probably wondering whether or not they have different service requirements than their gasoline-powered counterparts. Due to the substantial differences in the way diesel engines operate, you will not only need to service your truck at different intervals but different components as well. If this sounds complicated, […]

If you’ve read our last blogs on oil weight and battery life, you might have caught on to a common theme. Arizona is a harsh environment for a car, and components wear out much faster here than in other parts of the country. The driving factor behind premature wear and tear is heat. Vehicle operation […]

Oil is the blood of your vehicle’s engine. Without it, friction and heat would lead to catastrophic failure. Modern motor oils are engineered to handle a range of temperatures, ensuring proper lubrication regardless of how hot or cold your engine is. But did you know that different types of oil are better suited to different […]

Arizona is hot in the summer. Annually, Phoenix averages over 100 days where the temperature reaches over 100 degrees. This extreme heat makes many aspects of life difficult, and car maintenance is no exception. While air conditioning issues are perhaps the most common questions Arizonans have about their vehicles in the summer, the battery is […]