Perhaps you've found yourself driving when something all of a sudden splashes on your windshield, obstructing your view. You know that sinking feeling when you try to turn on the windshield washers and no fluid comes out. Now you're blinded even more. What can you do?
The best thing is to make su...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on July 14, 2019
Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be.
Then it's time to get ...
Posted in Service Intervals
on July 07, 2019
Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th...
Posted in Exhaust
on June 30, 2019
Today we want to talk to Aurora drivers about timing belts. They're something that many drivers don't know much about and yet your vehicle won't run if it's broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars dama...
Posted in Parts
on June 23, 2019
A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Aurora drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading t...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on June 16, 2019
Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Aurora families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on June 09, 2019
Everybody's got friends like this. You know, the kind who, the minute they get in their vehicle and turn the key, the sound system is deafening. They just love to hear that music, sports, news… anything but the sound of the vehicle itself.
And maybe you're that person, too. Here's something to...
Posted in Customer Detective Work
on June 02, 2019
Hi Aurora residents. Let's talk fuel injectors. A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn i...
Posted in Fuel System
on May 26, 2019
Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle.
The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th...
Posted in Exhaust
on May 19, 2019
Most Aurora residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Aurora drivers – it also has a financial impact. With high Illinois gas prices, we've all heard about ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on May 12, 2019