Battery

Your car battery is the heart of your vehicle’s electrical system. Composed of a series of lead plates submerged in an electrolyte solution, your 12-volt car battery permits a chemical reaction to take place that produces electricity for use throughout the vehicle. The battery supplies electricity to all of the vehicle’s systems and components, including…

Brake Rotors

Brake rotors are another critical component of the braking system, responsible for bringing your vehicle to a safe and complete stop. The brake pads clamp down on the brake rotors (or discs), in order to stop the wheels from turning. You might be surprised to learn the brake rotors are just as important as the…

Wheel Balancing

Often confused with wheel alignment, wheel balancing ensures that your tires will spin vibration free. Irregularities and imperfections in the manufacturing of wheels and tires can result in heavy spots. Balancing your wheels minimizes the potential vibration caused by these imperfections, generally felt in the steering wheel, seat or floorboard. Wheel balancing is performed by…

Radiator Cap

The radiator cap keeps your engine cool by sealing and pressurizing the coolant inside. It is designed to hold the coolant in the radiator under a predetermined amount of pressure. Once the pressure reaches its maximum, the cap opens the release valve and allows heat to escape. To maintain your cooling system, it’s important that…

Radiator

The radiator is a primary component of your vehicle’s cooling system. It circulates coolant from the water pump to the engine, keeping the car from overheating. To maintain your cooling system, it’s important the radiator efficiently removes heat from the engine. If your car is overheating and coolant is not moving effectively throughout the system,…