Amy's Amazing Auto Service and Repair Blog

  • What Justifies The Extra Cost Of Auto Service At A Dealership?

    28 January 2016

    Many vehicle owners brush off the thought of having their vehicles serviced and/ or repaired at a dealership service centre owing to the fact that dealership service is often more expensive than similar service from an independent mechanic. However, there are various justifications for the extra cost of dealership service that make it not-so-expensive after all.  This article looks at the various reasons why vehicles owners should not hesitate to dig deeper into their pockets of dealership service.

  • Vehicle Transmission: Common Signs of Problems

    25 January 2016

    The transmission in the vehicle is critical in the application of power form the engine to the drive wheels. This component is essential in controlling the application of engine power by regulating the rotational speed executed by the wheels. Therefore, it is critical to ensure that this component is performing exceptionally at all times. This will limit the risk of accidents related to poor speed control and reduced performance of the drivetrain.

  • 3 Strategies To Tackle Delayed Engagement In Your Auto Transmission Car

    22 January 2016

    Just like any mechanical component, automatic transmissions also give trouble. Delayed engagement is a common auto transmission problem. This problem occurs when there is a long delay from the moment you move your gear into drive to the moment your transmission engages and is most obvious during your first morning drive. Here are some strategies to tackle your delayed engagement problem. Avoid Revving The Engine While extreme temperatures are usually the culprits, delayed engagement in automatic transmissions can occur at any time.

  • Answers to Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions About a Car's Air Conditioning

    22 January 2016

    It's never a good idea to neglect the care of a car's air conditioner, as doing so can mean having it fail on the hottest day of the year. A few simple maintenance tips and a bit of understanding about the car's air conditioning system can go a long way toward keeping it in good repair and running as it should. Note a few questions you might have about how to maintain your car air conditioning and about what happens when it fails so you can ensure you're doing everything you can to keep it in good working order.

  • Important things you need before selling your car

    21 January 2016

    Letting go of one of your most priced possessions is no easy task. Apart from the emotional load of getting rid of a car you've had countless unforgettable moments with, there's also the legalities involved before giving away the car keys. So if you think it's time to let go of your vehicle, here are some of the major things you need to have and do for a smooth sale.

  • Car Repairs | 3 Indicators Of A Broken Down Car Air Conditioning System

    20 January 2016

    Driving during summer is usually unbearable without your car's air conditioning system, so you'll naturally want it to be in prime working condition at all times. But ever so often, some problem lurking behind your cooling system could cause it to wear out and break down completely. If you notice any of these indicators of a broken down cooling system, you will need car air conditioning repairs immediately. Strange Noises When You Crank Up The Air Conditioner

  • Selecting a Used Commercial Semi-Trailer Truck

    18 January 2016

    There are numerous trucks in the market to consider for purchase if you are planning on advancing transportation aspects in your business. The semi-trailer truck is one of the beneficial configurations for both small and medium-sized companies. Basically, this truck consists of a tractor unit to power the vehicle, and you can attach one or more trailers to carry the freight. You can select a new or used semi-trailer truck, but the latter is more advantageous for businesses with limited financial resources.