The Safety Inspections Debate in Utah

Human beings have a tendency to put off important things until the last possible moment. This is especially true when it comes to our vehicles. Many Americans simply don’t get repairs done on their cars until they are on the verge of breaking down. This is why safety inspections are so important. Currently, Utah requires passenger vehicles to pass a safety test in order to stay registered on the road. However, there are some [...]

By |2016-04-15T20:37:30+00:00April 15, 2016|Automotive Info, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on The Safety Inspections Debate in Utah

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

Volkswagen Scandal Explained

The auto world has recently been shaken by the Volkswagen scandal. This all started when it came to light that the company had admitted that many of their diesel vehicles had software that helped them cheat on emissions tests. Eventually, this all came to light and the company is being levied with penalties from different countries around the world. Here is a quick explanation to catch you up on this auto controversy… […]

By |2015-12-01T19:13:15+00:00December 1, 2015|Auto History, Safety and Emissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Volkswagen Scandal Explained

Safety and Emissions 101

In order to maintain your vehicle registration and legally drive on the road, your vehicle will have to pass a periodic emissions and safety inspection. The rules regarding safety and emissions vary by state. In Utah, vehicles that are 6 years old or less need an emissions test every other year. Vehicles older than 6 years need an emissions test every year. Vehicles older than model year 1967 don’t require any testing. Vehicles that [...]

By |2014-02-25T11:39:48+00:00February 25, 2014|Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Safety and Emissions 101

Safe Winter Braking

Icy and snowy conditions can cause havoc on the roads. Whenever you are driving in extreme winter conditions it is good to know how to handle your brakes so that you can come to complete and safe stops no matter what obstacles the weather or road may throw your way.

By |2013-03-11T15:03:02+00:00March 11, 2013|Automotive Info, Brakes, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Safe Winter Braking

Emissions and Safety Inspection

Every country has their own rules regarding the regular inspection of safety and emissions in vehicles. Some take it more seriously than others, depending on population size, number of cars, and the amount of air pollution in each country. The emissions are the amount of pollutants that leave the exhaust. This is the waste created by the burning of the fuel in the engine. In a brand new car, the exhaust is usually minimal. [...]

By |2012-01-12T09:52:35+00:00January 12, 2012|Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Emissions and Safety Inspection

The Importance of Exhaust Systems

You want to make sure your vehicle passes emissions or you won’t be able to register it. In the state of Utah auto repair is needed if you don’t pass emissions. Utah auto repair is fairly easy to find if you do your research. Look online for Utah auto repair shops that can get the job done.

By |2010-08-24T15:27:23+00:00August 24, 2010|Auto Repair, Mufflers, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on The Importance of Exhaust Systems
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