Why do my brakes squeal?

By |2024-05-16T14:26:39+00:00May 16th, 2024|

Brakes play a crucial role in keeping our vehicles safe, so it’s never pleasant to hear squealing or grinding when “hitting” the brakes. Why am I hearing noises from my brakes?   Brake Pad Wear:  The most common cause of brake noise is wear on the brake pads.  Many vehicles’ brakes have metal tabs attached

What is a Timing Chain?

By |2024-03-21T20:22:09+00:00March 21st, 2024|

As your engine runs, the intake valves need to open to allow air into the engine.  They remain closed while the air and fuel are compressed and ignited, powering the piston.  Then the exhaust valves open to release the exhaust.  This all must be timed very precisely.  It is the job of the timing belt

Shuttle Service Makes Repairing Your Car More Convenient

By |2024-02-28T17:46:29+00:00February 22nd, 2024|

Convenience is key when it comes to getting your car’s maintenance and repairs done at Joe’s Slinger Service, and having a shuttle service available to take you to and from the auto repair facility makes the process much easier for busy individuals.  We know our customers rely on their vehicles for daily activities and having

Tire Repair & Maintenance Ensures the Safety of Your Vehicle

By |2024-02-22T16:05:36+00:00February 22nd, 2024|

Flat tire repair is essential for maintaining the safety and performance of your vehicle. A flat tire can occur unexpectedly due to various reasons such as punctures from sharp objects on the road, improper tire inflation, or worn-out tire treads. Driving with a flat tire can not only damage the tire further but also compromise

Why Does My Jeep Steering Wheel Shake?

By |2024-02-22T15:05:50+00:00February 22nd, 2024|

The "death wobble" is a term used to describe a severe vibration or shaking of the steering wheel that occurs in some Jeep vehicles, particularly Wranglers and Cherokees. This phenomenon typically occurs at higher speeds and is often triggered by hitting a bump or uneven road surface. The death wobble can be a frightening experience

The Importance of Well Trained Technicians

By |2024-02-15T14:30:01+00:00February 15th, 2024|

It’s very important to us to keep you happy and on the road.  You might be surprised at the amount of money service centers spend every year to make sure their technicians are properly trained. Properly trained technicians is the foundation for a reputable automotive service center. Joe's Slinger Service offers a variety of car

Why is my tire pressure light blinking?

By |2024-01-16T17:18:59+00:00January 15th, 2024|

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is a great feature that allows the operator of a vehicle to know when their tire pressure is low. Low tire pressure is the top cause for highway speed tire failure and can cause poor fuel economy. HERE ARE THREE REASONS YOUR TIRE LIGHT IS ON OR FLASHING: 1) Your

Digital Vehicle Inspection

By |2024-01-16T17:22:13+00:00January 15th, 2024|

We go over the entire vehicle from bumper-to-bumper. We check all safety and maintenance needs. Our comprehensive report is complete with pictures, descriptions, and a rating system. That helps you know what is a priority to fix and what can wait. See your vehicle through the eyes of our ASE Certified mechanics when we text

Why do my brakes squeak?

By |2024-01-16T17:20:34+00:00January 15th, 2024|

There are a couple of reasons the brakes on your vehicle could be squeaking. The first is if your vehicle has been sitting for several days.  Sometimes surface rust can develop on the stopping surface of your brake rotors, causing a squeak noise during your first few brake applications.   This is not a safety concern

Aquapel Glass Treatment – See Clearly. Drive Safer.

By |2024-01-09T15:58:47+00:00January 9th, 2024|

Aquapel Glass Treatment is a product that when applied to glass it repels water making it much easier to see what is on the road. Aquapel forms a chemical bond with glass that increases water repellency, causing it to bead and shed. It was first created for the aviation industry. Once people realized what a

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