Here's a question for Tampa, FL : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that something's wrong. (And, by the way, Homer Simpson's fix of covering it with tape is not a good idea.)Many condition...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 29, 2018
Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Tampa is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane...
Posted in Fluids
on January 23, 2018
Your vehicle's suspension system has two jobs: to prevent the passengers from getting tossed around inside the vehicle every time it hits a bump in the road and to keep the tires firmly planted on the road around every corner and over every bump.To see your suspension system, you'll have ...
Posted in Suspension
on January 14, 2018
With the recent focus in the Tampa area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Tampa drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, p...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 07, 2018
We don't want to think about it, but each Tampa resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with FL rescue workers.Rescue workers and Tampa police are well aware of this difficulty...
Posted in Emergency Items
on January 03, 2018