Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

With instructional YouTube videos available for anything from learning how to play the flute to building a bottle rocket, doing your own oil changes might seem like a great option. However, when inexperienced car owners embark on a DIY oil change, they often don’t know what they’re getting themselves into. Don’t make these common mistakes: […]

By |2016-09-15T16:17:37+00:00September 15, 2016|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

Service Calendar

Everyone knows that the secret to a car’s longevity is getting regular maintenance.  That includes oil changes, tune ups, tire rotation, and more.  So how often should you take your car in for maintenance?  Read on to find out. […]

By |2016-06-01T17:33:11+00:00June 1, 2016|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Service Calendar

Why Engine Lubrication is Important

Keeping a vehicle on the road should always be one of its owner’s top priorities. This is why we strive so hard to keep our cars in the best of health that they can possibly be. One of the most important elements of doing this is keeping the engine strong and functioning properly, especially since replacing or repairing an engine can sometimes be more expensive than just purchasing a whole new car. So how [...]

By |2016-03-01T00:58:47+00:00March 1, 2016|Auto Repair, Automotive Info, Preventative Maintenance, Safety and Emissions, Tune Ups|Comments Off on Why Engine Lubrication is Important

DIY- Replacing Your Turn Signal Bulb

Many auto repair jobs are best left to the mechanics, but there are some you can handle on your own, even if you’re a complete novice. Replacing a turn signal is just such a job. You can save a little money and a little time by replacing burnt out turn signal bulbs yourself. The only part you need is the replacement bulb, and you can have it done quicker than you can drive to [...]

By |2014-02-19T11:33:15+00:00February 19, 2014|Auto Repair|Comments Off on DIY- Replacing Your Turn Signal Bulb

Most Common Car Problems and Repairs

We see all sorts of problems here at Master Muffler. Questions and concerns that come for every make and model of car. And while any given day here can result in a myriad of problems, there are definitely some that are more common than others. Here are just a few that top the list. Check Engine Light When the check engine light comes on, it can cause a lot of panic. And while it's [...]

By |2013-10-23T12:09:49+00:00October 23, 2013|Auto Repair, Automotive Info|Comments Off on Most Common Car Problems and Repairs

The Best Times To Take Your Car to a Mechanic

Whether you’re taking your car in to a mechanic for your scheduled maintenance or have a worrying sound or warning light emanating from your car, a common question is when is the best time to bring your car into the shop? The timing of when you bring your car in can be extremely helpful in getting the service and attention that you deserve.

By |2013-06-15T15:43:42+00:00June 15, 2013|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on The Best Times To Take Your Car to a Mechanic

Auto Maintenance Myths Debunked (part 2)

As we discussed in last week’s blog post, there are many myths about car care and maintenance. By knowing the truth behind these myths, you can make sure that you are properly taking care of your vehicle so that it runs at its optimal performance level. Change your coolant with every oil change The coolant in your radiator actually has a much longer life than your engine oil. Always check your owner’s manual to [...]

By |2013-02-28T16:26:22+00:00February 28, 2013|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Auto Maintenance Myths Debunked (part 2)

Choosing an Auto Repair Shop

Whether there is a warning light on, your car is in need of an oil change, or it’s time for a routine tune-up, every car owner wants to feel comfortable and secure with their choice of mechanic. Picking the right mechanic can save you money and give you the peace of mind that your car is being properly taken care of. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you search for [...]

By |2012-12-05T11:05:13+00:00December 5, 2012|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Choosing an Auto Repair Shop

Auto Repairs You Can Do Yourself

You wouldn’t go see your doctor every time you sniffle or sneeze. Most people know better than to seek medical attention for a small cut, bruise, or a minor cold virus. So why would someone take their car in for every minor thing? Because most of us are intimidated by car repairs. What such people do not realize is that there are several repairs that almost anyone can do for their vehicles without any [...]

By |2012-08-28T09:37:59+00:00August 28, 2012|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Auto Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Choosing the Right Antifreeze

Not everyone pursues the mechanic’s trade and understands all the ins and outs of vehicle maintenance. But it is important for all vehicle owners to be empowered to do what they can for their vehicles in-between visits to the mechanic or Utah auto repair shop. Antifreeze may seem simple enough. You check the levels. You buy some. You pour it in. Right? Wrong. Not all antifreeze is compatible. You need to buy the right [...]

By |2012-05-07T10:23:55+00:00May 7, 2012|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Antifreeze

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