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Keep Your Heater and Defroster Working Well This Winter

October 9, 2018 4:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The warmer days at the end of summer are nearly gone. Cool fall weather is right on summer’s heels, and soon after that will be winter. The best way to stay safe while driving and navigating the sometimes scary road conditions often encountered in winter is to perform preventative maintenance checks prior to a significant temperature drop. It’s important to maintain the heating and cooling system in your car before you need it to do any heavy lifting during the winter months. Here’s how to maintain your vehicle’s heater functions this winter to avoid the need for auto electrical services... View Article


Make Sure to Winterize Your Vehicle This Fall!

September 25, 2018 4:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The cooler months are here, and it will only get colder as winter approaches. Is your car ready for cold weather? Here are seven winterizing tips from a professional mechanic in Lubbock, TX. Test heater and defroster Before you need to use your car’s heater and window defroster, make sure to test them. Start your vehicle and play with the thermostat, checking that the heating system powers on and every thermostat control works. You should feel warm or hot air coming out of the air vents, entering the cabin and blowing onto fogged-up windows. Initially, the air may smell musky... View Article


Why Won’t My Car’s AC Blow Cold Air?

September 5, 2018 8:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You return the shopping cart after grocery shopping on a hot, west Texas afternoon. The mercury must be past 100 degrees. Groceries are piled high in the back. As you climb onto the scorching hot leather seats and start the ignition, you expect the cool relief of conditioned air to pour through the vents. Instead, you irritatingly notice as you back out of the parking space that lukewarm air is emanating from the vents. As you turn onto the highway, the car is not getting any cooler, and you wonder why the AC won’t blow cold air. Is it time... View Article


What Is Preventative Maintenance?

August 22, 2018 8:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your vehicle works hard for you. Not only does it haul your cargo, but it also transports you to work, to the lake and to mom’s house for Sunday dinner. Are you working hard for it? In west Texas, we have a strong tradition passed down through generations of taking good care of our machines. The most important part of vehicle care is working with a trusted provider of auto repair in Lubbock, TX on regular preventative maintenance to protect your investment. What is preventative maintenance? Find the key components of a preventative maintenance plan outlined below. Tune Ups For... View Article


Why Your Car Feels So “Sluggish”

August 6, 2018 8:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Any time you get behind the wheel of your car, you’re probably hoping for a smooth, relaxing ride. As soon as things start to get bumpy or sluggish, though, there’s a chance your vehicle has some problems that need repairs. Trouble signs include wobbling, lack of acceleration, vibrating, bumping or rumbling. But what exactly do these signs indicate, and how do you go about fixing the problem? It’s important to work with a skilled mechanic in Lubbock, TX who can properly diagnose the issue to be able to provide sufficient repairs. Here are some of the potential problems that could... View Article