At Advantage Automotive Service in Murfreesboro, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.
If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you know it’s hard to keep everything working perfectly all the time. You have to choose what types of maintenance to give priority to, and what can wait. However, some small problems are indicators that a bigger issue is on the way. At Advantage Automotive Service in Murfreesboro, TN, our goal is to keep your fleet going.
Vacuum pressure plays a critical role in keeping your engine running smooth, and performing it’s best. From Advantage Automotive Service in Murfreesboro, TN, here’s some info on vacuum pressure, why you need it, and how to tell if you’ve got a vacuum leak.
If you drive a standard shift vehicle, you probably know your clutch is an important part of your driving experience. Proper maintenance and use of the clutch will dramatically increase its lifespan, saving you a lot of money in the future. Advantage Automotive Service in Murfreesboro explains:
When driving around town, your vehicle's engine needs clean air to burn the fuel – and it needs a lot. In fact, a typical vehicle needs about 216,000 gallons of air for every tank of gas. All that air passes through a filter that catches the dust and dirt. Eventually, the filter gets completely full, and because the filter can only hold so much, dirt starts getting through. At Advantage Automotive Service in Murfreesboro, we want to help you get the best air quality in your vehicle, but first, we want to explain the process of where this dirty air is going.
With the seasonal impacts and weather changes, a lot of wear can go into your wiper blades. Are your blades leaving behind streaks? Scraping noises when they rub against the windshield? Or the most obvious sign, is the blade fraying and cracking? It’s time to ask yourself; do I need new wiper blades? Advantage Automotive Service in Murfreesboro, TN is here to help.
Your turbocharger will work in essentially the same way, whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel pickup. While there are differences in designs and applications, turbos haven’t changed all that much over the past century. Now that you know what one is made of, we’ll look at how it works.