Batteries are a huge part of modern life in Slinger WI. I mean, how many battery chargers do you have? Of course, our purpose here is to talk about your car battery. When people come into our Slinger WI service center and need a new battery, they're really not that happy about having to spend the money.
Today we want to talk about your engine air filter. That's the filter that cleans the air before it's burned in your engine. Many people in Slinger wonder how often they should change their engine air filter. The simple answer is "when it's dirty." That's a function of how much air has passed through the filter,
Question: I'm confused about when I should get my spark plugs replaced. What's the deal? Answer from Joe's Slinger Service: Well, it can be confusing for Slinger drivers because there are several types of spark plugs and some last longer than others. Your owner's manual will have a recommendation for when your spark plugs should be
All new cars and light trucks in Slinger since 2008 have come equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system, or 'TPMS'. The TPMS system detects when a tire becomes under-inflated and lights up a warning light on the dash. So what's the big deal? Well, under-inflated tires can be a real safety concern for everyone in the US. First
Your brakes are extremely important as you drive around Slinger. 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
Most Slinger area car owners don't service their air conditioning until after it fails. Maintaining your vehicle air conditioning system means that you always have enough refrigerant to properly do the job. Small leaks in the air conditioning system allow the refrigerant to escape and the system can't cool the air as well. Along with the
For many years there has been a debate whether all-season tires are just as good as winter tires. Many years ago we used to call the winter tire the snow tire. Most tire companies fail to offer a snow tire any longer. The winter season not only brings snow and ice, but also cold temperatures - a guaranteed occurrence here
It might be a flashing light on your dashboard. Or, a temperature gauge needle gliding into the red zone. Or, maybe a readout on your dash display saying “temperature warning.” Or, perhaps it’s billows of steam coming out from under your hood. One way or another, your car is telling you it’s too hot.
In the market for a 'new to you' vehicle? It's natural for Slinger drivers to be a little anxious when they buy a used car in the Slinger area; you worry that it has something wrong with it or that it hasn't been well maintained. If it's possible, bring the vehicle in for a used
Check Engine Light On? The horror... The check engine light might come on in your vehicle. It’s an amber colored light that shows on your dashboard. In newer vehicles it might just be a problem with your gas cap not being screwed on tight enough (or a worn gas cap), causing the vehicle to fail