Manufacturer Web Sites for Mechanic and Owner Information Company Short Term Monthly Yearly Acura http://www.serviceexpress.honda.com $20.00 (72 Hr) $50.00 $500.00 Aston Martin http://www.astonmartintechinfo.com No info at this time Audi http://www.audiusa.com sales are by document: not time based Bentley No info at this time BMW http://www.bmwtechinfo.com $20.00 (24 Hr) $300.00 $2,500.00 Dodge, Jeep, Eagle & Plymouth http://www.techauthority.com $20.00 (24 Hr) $200.00 … Read More
Need Someone From The Factory? Automotive “Top Guys” Who Might Be Helpful Some Day Audi 3800 Hamlin Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326 VP: Len Hunt 1-800-FOR-AUDI Aston Martin 533 MacArthur Blvd., Mahwah, NJ 07430 President: William Donnelly 310-224-4964 BMW 300 Chestnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07675 Chairman and CEO: Tom Purves 201-307-3790 Daewoo 1055 W. … Read More
The cost of gasoline has many folks going into “sticker shock.” Here is a quick comparative to help you understand how a new more fuel-efficient car might save you money. You can DOWNLOAD this spreadsheet in Excel format to run your own calculations. There is also a single vehicle and fleet Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) calculator available from the U.S. Department of Energy. This … Read More
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[toggle title=”title”] contnet [/toggle] [toggle title=”My car makes a squeaking noise that stops when I apply the brakes.”] Most cars have wear indicators on the brake pads. These are designed to make a high pitched squeal just before the pads are worn out. Often these wear indicators will push back when the brakes are applied and the noise will stop. … Read More
If you have questions regarding the service being done on your vehicle and what is appropriate for the vehicle based on its age and the driving conditions under which it operates, please ask us. This chart is a GUIDELINE – but the NEEDED service may vary from vehicle to vehicle dependent upon a number of different issues.
Differential Service (rear wheel drive) The differential, or “rear end” of your car is what actually gets the engine power connected to the ground through the rear wheels. The gears inside the differential turn at up to 5000 time a minute and strain against the full weight of your car and whatever you are towing. These high stress gears are … Read More
Should I fix this car or replace it? Allan & I hear this question at least a couple of times a month. There are a lot of factors to consider when making the decision to keep or replace a car. Here are some of the things that we like to consider when giving advice to customers in this quandary. How … Read More