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Monthly Archives: May 2020

AAA Approved Auto Repair

75 million US drivers do not have a trusted Auto Repair Shop! Now more than ever it is imperative to have a local trusted automotive confidant. The AAA Auto Club has created the Approved Auto Repair Program to assist drivers in finding reputable high quality automotive service. Once a shop meets AAA's high standards, including certifications, technical training, cleanliness, insurance requirements, it becomes part of the AAR program where it's re-inspected annually and monitored for customer satisfaction. Only after this rigorous testing is the AAA Approved Seal displayed to assist motorists

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What really is a “Tune up” anyway??

What really is a “Tune up” anyway??

Tune ups in the original sense of the word are somewhat a thing of the past. As breaker point ignition, distributors and carburetors were replaced, the term that serviced them stuck with us. In the past these mechanical items required frequent cleanings and adjustments. While much of the adjustment work is now computer controlled, still carbon cleaning and routine service remains a necessity Major advancements in technology have us spoiled driving cars that don't need to be "tuned' like they did in the days of the origin of the "tune up" term. A multitude of sensors communicate data to a high powered computed that can make micro adjustments as components wear and even as we drive. That being said there are still a few items that require routine periodic service. The carburetor has been replaced by a group of sensors, a computer, fuel injectors and a throttle body. While the computer has a map to adjust the throttle and injectors there is some required maintenance. The throttle body as ... read more

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