Smooth Shifting in Tampa, FL: Transmission Service

April 11, 2021

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Tampa Vehicle

April 4, 2021

Tampa drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in FL come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Tampa area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of sensors on each... More

Something to Latch On To (Hood Latch Safety)

March 28, 2021

The other day, a driver was trying to open his vehicle's hood so he could add some windshield washer fluid. But when he pulled the hood release inside the car, nothing happened. Usually, opening any hood is a 2-step process. You pull the hood release (which is usually a handle under the dashbo... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Tampa Vehicle

March 21, 2021

Imagine you've left Tampa and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you down. You ... More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Tampa

March 14, 2021

The hottest FL news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Tampa. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for you. Here are several basic things people in Tampa can do to greatly ... More

If You Drive Like a Maniac (Aggressive Driving is Bad for a Vehicle)

March 7, 2021

When someone mentions driving like a maniac, they're not talking about you, surely? Besides the safety issues of aggressive driving, you should know that your vehicle will last a lot longer if you'll just mellow out a little. Here are four traits good drivers follow if they want their vehicles t... More

Get Where You're Going with Power Steering Service in Tampa

February 28, 2021

Today we're going to talk about power steering service in Tampa. If you took an informal poll around Tampa you'd probably find that most vehicle owners have never heard of power steering service. That's not surprising. Even though power steering is standard on every vehicle, most people in Tampa ... More

A Sticky Brake Situation (Parking Brake Service and Maintenance)

February 21, 2021

We've all been there. You park your vehicle on a steeper than usual hill and worry about it rolling down while you're running your errands. So you decide you'll use the parking brake. When you get back, you release the parking brake, hit the ignition, put it in gear anduh, ohyou can feel the p... More

When Metal Meets Metal (Wheel Bearings)

February 14, 2021

What part of your vehicle has little metal balls inside that are lubricated and allow you to cruise on down the road? They are wheel bearings, and automotive designers might argue they are human beings' second greatest invention of all time (the first is, of course, the wheel!). You have a wheel... More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

February 7, 2021

The price of gas in FL has got people in Tampa talking. It seems that Tampa folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fuel economy. F... More