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Maintenance

Brake Service

Brakes really aren't optional equipment. And taking care of them isn't optional either. A regular brake inspection is on every car's maintenance schedule. An inspection will check your brake system and let you know if there are any problems. Of course, if you're...

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Spokane

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your...

Alternative Fuel Vehicles In Spokane Washington

Let's talk about alternative fuel vehicles. In their quest to reduce the use of fossil fuels and harmful exhaust emissions to our Spokane environment, automakers will have a number of alternatives for us very soon. For instance, Flex Fuel vehicles are already...

Tire Tread Depth for Spokane, Washington

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out. The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider two-thirty-seconds of an...

Make Your Vehicle Last

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days people were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect,...

How Your Check Engine Light Works

Have you ever had an experience like this in Spokane Washington? You drive through the one of those automatic car washes. When you get to the end, where the dryer is blowing, your check engine light started flashing! You fear the worst, but within a block or two, the...

Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's cars and trucks are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever...

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth In Post Falls

There’s a segment of the Post Falls population that’s not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Mistaken perceptions have crept into the Washington area over time. Many Post Falls motorists think the root lies in the fact that modern cars are so...

The Right Automotive Fluids For Spokane Drivers

All those automotive fluids can be confusing for Spokane drivers. Recent years have brought new grades of engine oil, types of transmission fluid, coolant, and brake fluid. The right fluid protects your vehicle and helps it perform at its best. The wrong fluid...