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Car Electrical

The modern charging system hasn't changed much in over 40 years. We're going to break this down into pretty basic concepts to just make sure we understand that's happening in our car. The purpose of the battery is to act as a storage location for voltage. All… Read more
A car battery is a rechargeable cell in the SLI (starting-lighting-ignition) variety of batteries. They are also in the lead acid family of batteries. The high power output of a car battery is necessary to supply a high current draw needed for the engine… Read more
As our vehicles get more sophisticated, it seems as if car manufacturers put more and more warning indicators on our dashes. Soon, it can seem overwhelming and hard to keep up with what they all mean. In this article we'll focus on a few of the more common… Read more

Car Maintenance

It is that time of the year when many motorists let their vehicle “warm-up” or idle before driving. Today’s modern cars are ready to operate in cold temperatures without excessive idling. Unless you are trying to defrost the windshield or warm the… Read more
The importance of clean fuel has multiplied, now that fuel pumps operate under much higher pressures than they used to. Older vehicles had mechanical pumps that operated under low pressure and would signal the end of their service life by leaking fuel!… Read more
Untitled DocumentWe’re now well into the holiday season, and we all have many places to go, and people to see! But, the weather is now a factor and a vehicle that isn’t “weather-ready” can cause delay or even lost opportunities to get where you want to go… Read more
November is Car Winterizing Month If you live in a climate that sees extensive rain or snow and cold temperatures, you need to consider Winterizing your vehicle. This is a series of steps that are designed to make driving safer for your family during these… Read more
With forest fires being a constant possibility, preparedness is vital. It’s important to have your cabin air filter inspected and changed regularly by Auto Clinic, a good rule of thumb is to change your filter during every other oil change! This simple,… Read more
An inspection of your vehicle during fall months will go a long way toward ensuring safety and dependability when temperatures drop, and severe winter weather strikes. A routine maintenance program also makes financial sense, extending useful vehicle life and… Read more
School is back in session, that means carpooling is a big deal, follow this check-list for an easy school year! Check lights and wipers for visibility. With shorter days and inclement weather ahead, make sure lights and wipers function properly so that you… Read more
Imagine being stuck in traffic on a 102-degree day when your vehicle’s air conditioning system malfunctions. With summer heating up, Auto Clinic recommends that motorists be cautious and have their A/C system checked to make sure it is working properly. As… Read more
We often hear reports in the news or internet about the "3000 mile oil change myth" or about how businesses who are trying to sell premature oil services. An oil change prevents engine oil sludge build up. The first sign of oil sludge often appears under the… Read more

Service Reminders

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