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

Choosing the Right Oil for Your Car

Have you ever had a mechanic ask you what type of oil you wanted in your car, but you weren’t sure which one to pick? With so many choices out there, it might seem difficult to know exactly which oil is right for you. We at Master Muffler would like to offer some advice to help you make the best decision the next time someone asks you what type of oil you want in [...]

By |2014-09-09T09:24:28+00:00September 9, 2014|Automotive Info, Tune Ups|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Oil for Your Car

A Comprehensive Tune-Up

Many vehicle breakdowns that occur could have been prevented with regular maintenance. Many components of the engine and auxiliary systems wear down over time, and having them inspected periodically can help avoid small problems, that lead to big problems. Having these components inspected is called a tune-up, and you need to have one done every 3 years or 30,000 miles, whichever comes first. A tune-up should be about much more than replacing spark plugs, [...]

By |2014-06-04T12:30:02+00:00June 4, 2014|Tune Ups|Comments Off on A Comprehensive Tune-Up

The Importance of Having Your Car Aligned

Having your car aligned is part of normal maintenance, and manufacturers recommend your alignment be checked periodically, and adjusted whenever a problem crops up. Having your car aligned is an inexpensive repair, while ignoring an alignment problem can end up costing you a lot of money. The Mechanic’s Job in Aligning While many people refer to alignment adjustments as a “wheel alignment,” it’s actually the suspension that’s being measured and balanced. In state-of-the-art shops, [...]

By |2014-02-27T11:48:09+00:00February 27, 2014|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups|Comments Off on The Importance of Having Your Car Aligned

Caring For Your Transmission

Your transmission is an extremely important part of your vehicle. It is what transmits the power from your engine to your drive mechanism. Without your transmission, your vehicle would simply not function. It is also extremely expensive to repair or replace. For these reasons, it is important that you take the steps necessary to car for your transmission so that it serves your vehicle for as long as it possibly can. The first important [...]

By |2013-08-13T13:16:54+00:00August 13, 2013|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups|Comments Off on Caring For Your Transmission

Tuning up for a Long Trip

A long trip in your car will likely uncover hidden problems that have, thus far, gone undetected. The problem with that is you don’t want to be out in the middle of nowhere when these problems make themselves known. A quick tune-up before you leave is the best way to ensure a disaster-free trip. Starting from the bottom up, take a good look at your tires. Inspect the tread. Is there plenty of wear [...]

By |2011-11-24T15:32:03+00:00November 24, 2011|Tune Ups|Comments Off on Tuning up for a Long Trip

Why Do I Have to Replace All Four Tires?

Whether you need new tires, or other repairs, Utah Auto Repair specialists are there to help you with your vehicle's needs. Utah Auto Repair technicians can get your vehicle up and running again. Contact Utah Auto Repair for any questions you may have about your vehicle's maintenance or repairs.

By |2010-11-09T11:01:14+00:00November 9, 2010|Auto Repair, Tune Ups|Comments Off on Why Do I Have to Replace All Four Tires?

What is a tune up and what does it usually include?

We know that preventative care is very important. One of the main ways to make sure that we are doing all the preventative maintenance that we need to is to bring in our cars to have a frequent tune up. A lot of times, if things are going great and seem to be running well, we might think that a tune up isn’t necessary, but it really is the key to maintaining the health [...]

By |2009-10-21T05:54:00+00:00October 21, 2009|Tune Ups|Comments Off on What is a tune up and what does it usually include?

Fluid Flushes

Despite what some might try to tell you, fluid flushes for your automobile are a very important part of maintenance. It is important to flush and change certain fluids on a regular basis. Why is it important to change the fluid in your car? Well, as you continue to drive dirt, airborne particles, and dust are all soon found in your car fluids. These can actually cause more damage than we think. Because certain [...]

By |2009-10-21T05:49:22+00:00October 21, 2009|Tune Ups|Comments Off on Fluid Flushes

Changing Sparkplugs

Recently, I was encouraged to get my spark plugs changed when a friend of mine was looking over my car. It made me start to wonder what exactly spark plugs do, and the whens and whys of changing them. Here are some things to help anyone else who is wondering the exact same thing. Your spark plugs are an important part of starting your vehicle. In fact, the spark plugs are what delivers the [...]

By |2009-10-21T05:47:31+00:00October 21, 2009|Tune Ups|Comments Off on Changing Sparkplugs

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