Did you know that most of the cars driving around Elgin, Illinois carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969? New cars sold in the Elgin area have as many as twelve networked computers and over five miles (eight kilometers) of wiring. I...
Posted in Dashboard
on August 27, 2015
There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the greater Elgin area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility… It's said that 90 percent of o...
Posted in Headlamps
on August 26, 2015
Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One of the most intricate dances in your engine, has to ...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 19, 2015
Modern Elgin vehicles have several computers on board that control all kinds of things like engine functions, transmission shifts, traction control, anti-lock brakes, stability control, emissions – and on some vehicles, even steering, braking and the throttle. Think about that for a minute – th...
Posted in Diagnostics
on August 12, 2015