Customer Detective Work In Slinger WI 53086

By |2021-01-08T15:31:07+00:00January 14th, 2021|

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician in Slinger is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed. Cars are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So it's challenging to track down the actual cause

Newsletter & December Promotional Deal

By |2020-12-01T19:55:05+00:00December 1st, 2020|

As I write this newsletter, the election is over, Covid-19 is still hanging around and it seems as the holidays may not be the same. I hope you are all in good health and getting through this time as best as you can, remember this too shall pass. Many of the things that are currently

Auto Repair: Question on Tailpipe Smoking

By |2020-11-24T15:11:22+00:00November 24th, 2020|

Question My name is Landon.  I have an auto repair question, I just bought a new car and it started smoking out the tailpipe, someone told me my head gasket went out.  What can I do to prevent this from happening again? Answer Thanks for your auto repair question regarding your tailpipe smoking. The head

Transfer Case Service

By |2020-11-05T18:13:33+00:00November 5th, 2020|

You may not know much about transfer cases, but if you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle, you’ve got one.  It makes sure you have power available for both the front and rear axles.  For example, if you have a rear-wheel drive SUV, power goes to the rear wheels until you need 4-wheel drive.  That’s when

Trust the Service Center Procedures

By |2020-10-26T14:47:33+00:00October 26th, 2020|

It's comforting for Slinger drivers to know that Joe's Slinger Service has exacting standards and procedures for taking care of your car. There are inspection procedures and auto service procedures. When Slinger drivers come in for a routine service like an oil change, our technicians will give things the once over. They look to see if parts need to be replaced,

Gasoline Direct Injection

By |2020-10-21T13:41:39+00:00October 21st, 2020|

Question: My new car has a “GDI” engine. What does that mean to me and other Slinger vehicles with this new type of engine? Joe's Slinger Service Answer: GDI stands for Gasoline Direct Injection. It's a type of fuel injection system that is becoming very popular on modern engines. Let's talk about the two most

Deep Breathing in Slinger: Engine Air Filter

By |2020-09-23T16:08:58+00:00September 23rd, 2020|

Your engine really needs clean air to operate efficiently: it takes about twelve thousand gallons of air to burn a gallon of gas in your engine.  And clean air is much better than dirty. When your air filter’s dirty, it simply can’t trap any more dirt, so the dirt just passes through into your air

The Joe’s Slinger Service Guide to Recommended Intervals

By |2020-09-02T19:54:57+00:00September 2nd, 2020|

Most Slinger drivers are aware that manufacturers have service intervals for your car. The engineers that design our vehicles have tested the various systems and components to meet durability and safety standards. Some of these standards are self-imposed and others, like those for emissions components, are government mandated. The maintenance schedules are designed to achieve the

Let’s Make One Thing Clear

By |2020-08-28T14:36:52+00:00August 28th, 2020|

When we drive, it's important for us to be able to see well. That means, of course, keeping the glass in our vehicles as crystal clear as we can. If you've ever driven your car directly into bright sunlight, you know dirty, scratched or fogged windows can render you almost completely blind. Not a good

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