You know how heavy your engine and transmission are, so you can imagine how tough the parts that hold them onto your vehicle's sub-frame must be. Not only must they support the weight, they also have to isolate vibrations and noise from the passenger cabin. Pretty tall order, wouldn't you say?...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on August 29, 2021
Service to a vehicle's power steering system is part of preventive maintenance for Anna auto owners. This system provides power to the steering wheel so you can turn it with ease. Without power steering, all of the power to turn your vehicle's wheels would have to come from you.The central elem...
Posted in Steering
on August 22, 2021
Quick question. Which is tougher on a vehicle's battery, the heat or the cold? Believe it or not, it's the heat. Think about it. The battery often sits in the engine compartment next to that motor generating lots of heat. That can accelerate corrosion in the battery and may even cause water i...
Posted in Fluids
on August 15, 2021
Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Anna, Illinois, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic sc...
Posted in Service Standards
on August 08, 2021
Hello Anna - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you've...
Posted in Drive Train
on August 01, 2021