The primary job of the serpentine belt for Elgin drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesn’t spin fast enough, the battery will not complet...
Posted in Serpentine Belt
on September 28, 2017
Some Elgin drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Elgin, you should be aware of safety issues, Illinois towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe tow...
Posted in Safety
on September 10, 2017
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Many Elgin car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between yo...
Posted in Maintenance
on September 03, 2017