Fuel System Cleaning, Why?

 

 

Hello drivers, lets talk about fuel. Fuel, whether gasoline or diesel, is delivered to your car, truck, SUV, minivan, or fleet vehicle engine to be burned to generate the power needed to keep you moving. This fuel leaves a residue as it moves through your fuel system. This may not seem like much, but it can cause big problems. Gum and varnish build up inside fuel lines, your throttle body and injectors. It’s like plaque build-up in your arteries – it restricts the free flow of fuel and can even clog your vehicle fuel injectors. 

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Cooling System Repairs

A customer came into the shop with their temperature warning light on with their car over heating and in a panic.  After it cooled down, we discovered the water pump was leaking and needed to be replaced.  Water pumps do wear out as they pump the coolant that cools the engine while its running.   We also checked the radiator hoses, serpentine belt, and tensioner which were okay, but did note that the coolant needed to be changed which many customers do not associate with engine maintenance.   

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Synthetic Oil: What it does to the engine.

My customers have been asking for more information on synthetic oil and how it affects their engine.  Basically the inside of your engine gets really hot because of friction from the moving parts and from burning fuel. Oil lubricates the moving parts to keep them from getting too hot. 

The problem comes when oil turns to sludge, which is kind of a thick jelly. Sludge clogs up little passages so that the oil can’t protect parts of the engine. So the two best ways for auto owners to prevent sludge build-up is to always change their oil on schedule; and to use synthetic oil.

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Fuel Injection, Belts & Hoses, NAPA Know How!

 

We know belts and hoses, fuel injectors, and all your auto parts needs!  We're a NAPA "Know How" Auto Parts Center.  Stop in and let's talk about what is the right part for your car or truck.

 

Depend on us & NAPA to "Know How"

 

You can depend on our certified automotive technicians and NAPA parts to Know How to get your car, truck, SUV, or fleet vehicle running at optimum performance.  Stop by the shop today and let's talk about the right service and parts for your vehicle. 

 

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