Wisconsin Car Service Tips

Auto Repair Exhaust Tips- There’s more to it..

By |2020-11-16T15:10:48+00:00November 16th, 2020|

Slinger Auto Repair               Exhaust Tips- There's more to it.. Auto repair exhaust tips; We’ve all heard a car or truck that needs a new muffler.  But there’s more to the exhaust system than just the muffler. The exhaust system has three main functions: To safely get hot exhaust

Top 5 Reasons to Use Independent Repair Shops vs. Dealerships

By |2018-07-05T19:37:05+00:00July 5th, 2018|

Not only are people more satisfied with independent repair shop’s customer service, they also tend to be less expensive than dealerships. Independent repair shops rely on word-of-mouth recommendations and customer referrals for much of their business. So it’s no surprise that many independent garages place a high premium on customer service and satisfaction. Because independent

Your Vehicle Is A Lot Like Your Body

By |2018-07-05T14:24:07+00:00February 12th, 2015|

Your vehicle is a lot like your body. When you notice something is hurting, you wait until you just can’t stand it anymore, finally calling your doctor so they can examine your symptoms and prescribe a solution. Your mechanic is similar to your doctor because when your vehicle is making strange noises or lights you

Automobile Warning Lights

By |2018-07-05T14:23:40+00:00April 17th, 2014|

Warning Lights That Signal Car Repair Do you know what each and every one of the warning lights on your car’s dashboard represents? Probably not, but there are a few warning lights that every driver should know, if only because they cannot be ignored (regardless if you’re a regular commuter or you only use your

Hot Weather Vehicle Checklist

By |2018-07-05T14:24:33+00:00July 18th, 2012|

I remember when I was a kid, my mom always had me running through a sprinkler or into the swimming pool on hot days to make sure I was keeping cool in the summer heat. Weather like we are experiencing now can be difficult to handle, for ourselves and our vehicles, even for a short

Transmission Services

By |2018-07-05T14:24:39+00:00April 25th, 2012|

Your vehicle’s transmission is the “heart and soul” of your vehicle.  If it is not taken care of properly, its life will be reduced significantly.  Some people think getting their transmission fluid “flushed” is an auto repair’s shop “scam.”  I’m here to tell you that  it is not and here are some important facts about

Radiator Service Keeping Your Vehicle Cool Under the Hood

By |2018-07-05T14:24:53+00:00April 17th, 2012|

Your vehicle’s engine consists of many moving parts, as they move they create friction, which creates heat. It’s the radiators job to cool down the engine. Your vehicle’s radiator keeps everything cool under the hood to help prevent overheating and other serious problems. To keep your engine cool and running properly the radiator pumps a

What is Synthetic Oil?

By |2018-08-31T21:11:18+00:00March 5th, 2012|

Wikipedia’s definition is: Synthetic oil is a lubricant consisting of chemical compounds that are artificially made (synthesized). Synthetic lubricants can be manufactured using chemically modified petroleum components rather than whole crude oil, but can also be synthesized from other raw materials. Synthetic oil is used as a substitute for lubricant refined from petroleum when operating

How to Not Break Down in the Dead of Wisconsin Winter

By |2018-07-05T14:25:21+00:00January 10th, 2012|

Some simple seasonal auto service can keep your wheels moving. Joe’s Slinger Service offers these winterizing tips for drivers: Check antifreeze. Cooling-system failure is the No. 1 cause of engine related breakdowns. Maintain a 50/50 ratio of antifreeze to water, and flush antifreeze at the manufacturer recommended intervals, typically every two years. Replace wiper blades.

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