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  • Check Engine Light

    Tuesday 18 August 2015

    When your check engine light comes on, you may be torn between utter panic and just wanting to ignore it and hope it goes away. That's perfectly understandable. That same check engine light could come on for anything from a serious engine or transmission problem all the way down to a loose gas cap.

    There's a very common misconception that the trouble codes stored in your... read more

  • Disc Brakes

    Tuesday 18 August 2015

    Your brakes are extremely important as you drive around Ormond Beach FL. Having good brakes just keeps you out of trouble. You'll want to carefully maintain your brakes. With disc brakes, brake pads rub on a disc – or rotor – to slow the wheels.

    The brake pads are attached to a caliper that squeezes the pads against the rotor. It's kind of like how squeezing the handbrake on a... read more

  • Drum Brakes

    Tuesday 18 August 2015

    Brakes that work properly are essential to your safety as you drive and stop on our Ormond Beach streets. You want to carefully maintain your brakes. In vehicles equipped with drum brakes, the brake components are housed inside a drum that rotates with the wheel. When you step on the brake pedal, brake shoes push out against the inside of the drum, slowing the wheel.

    Now ... read more

  • EVAP

    Tuesday 18 August 2015

    Let’s talk about your vehicle’s evaporative emissions control system; or EVAP for short. 
    Your vehicle’s fuel system is sealed to trap vapors before they can escape into the atmosphere. The EVAP system draws in fresh air, gathers up vaporized hydrocarbons and delivers them to the intake system to be burned in the engine.  If there’s a leak or a blockage in the EVAP system, a trouble code will be genera... read more

  • Exhaust

    Tuesday 18 August 2015

    We've all heard a car or truck in our Ormond Beach neighborhoods that needs a new muffler. But there's more to the exhaust system than just the muffler.

    The exhaust system has three main functions: Exhaust gas is poisonous. You don't want it getting into the passenger compartment. For example, carbon monoxide can be deadly. That's why you should neve... read more

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