The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Elgin, Illinois: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Elgin motoring public, but it...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 28, 2019
Elgin drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 21, 2019
A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i...
Posted in Fuel System
on July 14, 2019
Most Elgin drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Illinois highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous af...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on July 07, 2019