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What Are The Symptoms of Bad Brake Calipers?

What Are The Symptoms of Bad Brake Calipers?

The Symptoms Of Bad Brake Calipers Bad break calipers have quite a few signs and are an important part of your vehicle's performance and safety. Some of the signs your brake caliper may be going bad are - Noises, which include : squealing grinding clunking metal scraping or rubbing sounds Feeling things like: Your steering wheel pulling to one side while driving Vibrations in the steering wheel when stopping Vibrations in the brake pedal when releasing your foot off of the brake. Your car taking longer to stop or more pressure to slow down. Seeing things like: Uneven wear in the brake pads Leaking brake fluid All of these are good signs you might have a caliper problem. But what are calipers and why are they important?   Calipers Have A Very Important Job Your brake calipers are what suspends your brake pads over the spinning rotor when your car is in park or drive. When you want to stop, your foot applies pressure on the brake, which lowers the calipers holding ... read more

How Often do Windshield Wipers Need to be Replaced?

How Often do Windshield Wipers Need to be Replaced?

Of course, your vehicle's windscreen wipers are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of car maintenance. All the same, they are overly integral components of your car and are even vital when it comes to safe driving. Your windshield wipers keep your windscreen clean, dry, and clear of any obstruction to enhance your vision on the road. Unfortunately, most drivers and car owners are not aware that they need to change their wipers every 6 to 12 months. It would be best if you made a habit of checking your car wipers' conditions for signs that signal an urgent replacement. The following are some of the common signs to look out for: Squeaking Noises Your car's wiper blades should glide seamlessly, silently, and neatly across a wet windscreen. Squeaking noises are an indication that the rubber or silicon has worn out. Excessive Streaking and Smearing When the wiper blade glides across a surface, it should leave it clean and dry. When you start observing str ... read more

Change Your Oil and Change a Life

Change Your Oil and Change a Life

  What!  How can changing your oil change a life? The heart of your car is the engine. You take care of your car's engine by doing preventative maintenance and oil services. Making sure to take care of those maintenance services when they are due is important to keeping your engine's heart healthy. Visit one of our Springdale locations for an Oil Change during the month of February. We will donate $5 per vehicle to the American Heart Association.   How to Keep Your Engine Healthy:Oil ServicesPremier Oil Service - Change engine oil using superior synthetic blend or full synthetic oil that will meet or exceed manufactures requirements & installing a premium filter while performing a Multi point Inspection of your vehicle overall. Premier PLUS Oil Service – Adding BG EPR Decarbon Agent to the motor while running the motor to deep clean inside components ... read more

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Why You Need to Follow Factory Recommendations

Regular Checks Can Save You Hundreds Many routine maintenance steps come with owning a car. Brake pad replacement, oil change services, and wheel alignment are just a few key maintenance steps to take to keep your vehicle operating efficiently. Learn why you should follow factory recommendations to schedule these and other auto repair services to keep your vehicle running efficiently and safely in Louisville. Avoid Major Auto Repair While an oil change every 5,000 to 7,000 miles may seem like an unnecessary inconvenience, several significant issues can arise from skipping this factory recommendation. Bad oil can cause your engine to start grinding and even seize completely. Similarly, worn-out brake pads can begin to wear on your brake calipers and rotors. When you avoid a minor repair cost, it can quickly escalate to a major repair. These major repair tasks take more time and money to restore your vehicle’s performance and safety. By investing in a minor repair service, you&r ... read more

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