Good car care for us Omaha residents has always meant taking our vehicles in every spring and fall for a check-up. Vehicles needed routine maintenance to prepare them for the changes in weather. Today's vehicles aren't quite as sensitive to seasonal changes. Older cars required different weights ...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 27, 2016
Most Omaha drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehicle...
Posted in Exhaust
on March 20, 2016
Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Omaha, Nebraska, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses – We're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Omaha, Nebraska are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in E...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 13, 2016
Let's talk about something critical for all Omaha drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle weighs several thousand pounds and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop – so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disk brakes work:The ...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 09, 2016
If you've ever been in a car accident around Omaha Nebraska, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Omaha, Nebraska:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving th...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 08, 2016
Most Omaha folks worry about running out of gas or having a breakdown on the side of the road. That is why we practice preventive maintenance on our vehicles — that and to keep our repair bills down. But one important part of preventive maintenance that may get overlooked by Omaha auto owners i...
Posted in Alignment
on March 03, 2016
Hello Omaha, let's talk about brakes. Braking, as all Nebraska drivers know, is slowing or stopping your vehicle. As you can imagine, brakes are engineered to work well on a particular vehicle application. For example, you would expect more powerful brakes on a heavy-duty pickup tha...
Posted in Brakes
on March 01, 2016