Every vehicle on Illinois roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Elgin residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For examp...
Posted in Differential Service
on October 27, 2019
Hello Elgin! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Illinois vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to reg...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 20, 2019
There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Elgin, Illinois, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Elgin streets.Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 13, 2019
Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt...
Posted in Did You Know
on October 06, 2019