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Yearly Archives: 2022

How Bad Is It To Run Low on Brake Fluid?

Your vehicle has many fluids that keep its system in check. Brake fluid is one of those important fluids that correspond to the braking system. Without it, you may risk catastrophic brake failure. If you want to learn more about brake fluid and what happens if you run low, keep on reading.   Brake fluid is necessary for your brakes to work. When you apply your foot to the brake pedal, the pressure is translated through the brake fluid to stop your car. Without the necessary amount of this ... read more

How to find a good mechanic?

How to find a good mechanic?         How to recognize a bad mechanic?   Mechanics that would be considered bad or not working for the customer/client will sometimes take advantage of their customer. That has been the stereotype of the automotive industry. They may take advantage of their customers and try to sell work that isn't needed or try to upcharge a customer. Sometimes people don’t know better at the time of purchase of the repairs, and they approve ... read more

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Common Vehicle Sounds That Indicate Trouble

It's normal for cars to produce sounds while operating. But the problem comes in when you hear weird, unusual noises. That may range from squeals to bangs and even roars. Here are some vehicle sounds that allude to car trouble. Squeals and Shrills From the Engine Ignition Have you heard a shrilling, screeching, or squealing sound as you start your engine, but the sound gradually fades? That could indicate that the serpentine belt is worn out and needs replacement. The serpentine belt is ... read more

Starting Problems? Is it the Battery or the Alternator?

The vehicle may not start because of a dead or dying battery, loose cables, a bad alternator, or a problem with the starter. Sometimes it's difficult to tell if the problem is with the battery or the alternator. Below is a guide to figuring out which one is at fault: Telltale Signs Of A Dead Battery Even when the engine is off, the battery is still critical to the operation of the vehicle; it is responsible for powering the ignition and electrical systems. However, it has a limited capabil ... read more

Prepare Your Vehicle For Warmer Weather!

Springtime is finally here, and it is time to prep your vehicle for the warmer months to come. Winter probably took a toll on your car, SUV, or truck, and now is the time to recover from it. So, what kind of vehicle maintenance is best for the spring?   Test Your Battery A pre-spring never hurt nobody. This will ensure your battery is fit to hold a lasting charge. Also, it is an open opportunity to check for and clean off corrosion around your battery terminals. Check Tire Tread Ensuri ... read more

Signs You Need a New Muffler

The muffler is a vital part of your vehicle's exhaust system. It is in charge of dampening the exhaust sounds so that you can drive quietly and peacefully. It usually doesn't require service until an issue occurs with the muffler. Below are the top 4 signs that indicate you need a muffler replacement: Loud sounds Drop in miles per gallon (MPG) Lit check engine light Smelly exhaust fumes Excess exhaust gases What Does It Sound Like When Your Muffler Has Problems? The sounds that you ... read more

We're open President's Day

Greetings! Elite is open regular hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) on President's Day, Monday, February 21st, 2022! Thank you for your continued business. We look forward to seeing you soon and servicing your vehicle. ~ The Elite Team

What Noise Does a Failing Transmission Make?

When it comes to your vehicle, the transmission is one of its most important systems. It ensures that power is transferred from the engine to the wheels so that your car actually moves. The transmission is essentially a gearbox that is constantly in motion, which is why it is one of the systems that is most susceptible to wear and tear over time. No car driver wants to deal with transmission issues, however, they can arise if you have an older vehicle or a car that isn't properly maintained ... read more

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