Monitor your brake pad thickness and don’t let the pads wear down to metal. This will cause damage to your brake rotors (“discs”) at least and possibly your calipers as well. Rotors and calipers are much more expensive to replace than pads. There is no such thing as “cleaning” a brake pad while it is still on… Continue reading Don’t Ruin Your Brakes
An engine oil change is a relatively simple service. It’s widely touted as the single most important part of your car’s maintenance schedule. There is a good reason for this. Nothing will shorten engine life faster than missed oil changes. You can check the owner’s manual that hopefully you have kept in a handy place like your… Continue reading Do you know when to change your oil?
You should check the level of your antifreeze, oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid, and brake fluid, very regularly. A good time to do so is when you fill up with gasoline/petrol. Even if your car doesn’t leak fluids at the moment, one can occur at any time and you can identify it by checking… Continue reading Check Your Fluids
Start the car and drive off slowly and gently until the car reaches operating temperature (known as closed loop). This reduces the strain on the engine while the oil is still cold and thicker. Another option is to use electric engine space heaters, and start the drive with a warm engine. Accelerate promptly to the… Continue reading Get Your Car Off To a Good Start
Transmission fluid in a manual transmission is often forgotten. Fact is the trans gear oil does need to be replaced as time passes. If your car or truck manual transmission needs to be rebuilt, Eagle Transmission of Mesquite has qualified technicians to get your manual transmission tear down inspected and replaced any worn out parts… Continue reading Transmission Fluid
Do you own a car? Why of course you do! Sometimes, we love our cars as though they were our own children, and as with children, your car can get sick. Sooner or later, your car is going to have a transmission problem, but there is a transmission repair shop in Texas where you can… Continue reading Have Your Transmission Repaired at a Shop You Can Trust!
Be sure to know the exact work you are authorizing when choosing a transmission specialist (i.e. cost estimate, external or internal diagnosis or actual transmission repair). Most technicians are willing to explain the work that was done and show the damaged parts to you if asked. Additionally, you may ask for a breakdown of the… Continue reading Choosing a Transmission Specialist