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How Your Airbags Work

Required in every car on the road, airbags are something you never want to have to need. Unless you’ve ripped them out for some stupid stunt involving replacing couch cushions with airbags, which we do NOT recommend. Airbags are there to protect you. Most models of cars have them in the center of the steering wheel on the driver’s side and just above the glove compartment on the passenger side. Some models of car [...]

By |2022-06-20T18:24:04+00:00June 12, 2022|Driving Safety|Comments Off on How Your Airbags Work

What to Do When Your Car’s Check Engine Light Comes On

When a check engine light comes on, even the most peaceful people can start to panic. If this happens to you, don’t let it ruin your day, because it really might not be a big deal. Don’t delay though, because doing so could be detrimental. If your check engine light comes on, take a breath and then follow these three easy steps: 1. Determine The Urgency Your check engine light will light up differently [...]

By |2022-06-08T21:58:27+00:00May 11, 2022|Auto Repair|Comments Off on What to Do When Your Car’s Check Engine Light Comes On

Preventative Car Care Tips for the Changing Seasons

Maintaining a car is a year-round routine, but checking in on the health of your vehicle is the most important when the season changes. At Master Muffler, our top priority is the health of your car, and our high-quality services are what keep our customers coming back season after season for routine maintenance. As your trusted installer of high-quality mufflers, exhausts, and full-service repairs, Master Muffler is here to offer you a new guide [...]

By |2022-04-19T22:34:47+00:00April 12, 2022|Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on Preventative Car Care Tips for the Changing Seasons

Signs It’s Time To Change Your Brakes

Many automobile owners don't think of brake maintenance as a priority until something goes wrong. Make sure you don't make the same mistake. When you step on the brakes, a complicated system of pieces goes into play. Certain elements must be replaced at regular intervals in order for the system to work correctly. The front two wheels of most modern vehicles feature braking systems that rely on rotors, which are metallic discs placed behind [...]

By |2022-03-23T21:53:00+00:00March 11, 2022|Brakes|Comments Off on Signs It’s Time To Change Your Brakes

What to Know About Your Brakes

What do you know about the system responsible for safely bringing your car to a stop? Your brakes go far beyond the pedal you depress under your foot. Learn the difference between disc and drum brakes, when your brake pads need replacing, and more from the car repair experts at Master Muffler. The Types of Brakes Passenger cars, trucks, and vans can have one or two types of brakes: disc or drum. Disc Brakes [...]

By |2021-12-24T02:16:13+00:00January 3, 2022|Brakes|Comments Off on What to Know About Your Brakes

Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2021

The great thing about cars today is that you don’t have to sacrifice looks for fuel-efficiency. You can enjoy great gas mileage without feeling like your riding around in a Little Tykes Cozy Coupe. From gasoline and diesel engines to hybrid vehicles, you practically have your pick of fuel-efficient cars on the market. Master Muffler’s Downtown Ogden car repair team is partial to some of the following makes and models. Fuel-Efficient Gas Cars With [...]

By |2021-12-13T00:13:04+00:00December 13, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Most Fuel-Efficient Cars of 2021

What Contributes to a Vehicle’s Fuel Economy?

Fuel Inefficient As a driver, there are few feelings better than pulling away from the gas station, all fueled up and ready to go; the world is yours to conquer and you’ve got miles to go, yet. That feeling of freshness, of renewal, can be counteracted, however, by one slight change to the situation: this is your sixth or seventh time filling up the car this month.   As car technology gets more advanced and [...]

By |2021-12-13T00:14:40+00:00November 9, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on What Contributes to a Vehicle’s Fuel Economy?

Knowing When Your Tires Are Out of Alignment

Did you know there’s a difference between balancing your tires and aligning your wheels?  Tire Balancing vs Wheel Alignment Balancing your tires involves the process of mounting the tires on a machine and measuring how they rotate. The tire balancing machine will calculate if there are any imbalances that affect how the tire performs on your vehicle.  Alignment refers to the car’s suspension system as a whole. This is the system that connects all [...]

By |2021-10-09T21:31:00+00:00October 7, 2021|Automotive Info, Tires|Comments Off on Knowing When Your Tires Are Out of Alignment

Fuel Efficiency Tips

With gas prices continually on the rise, fuel efficiency has become an increasing concern for nearly all drivers. While the obvious benefits seem to be mostly monetary, there are also many other bonuses to making better use of your fuel. Did you know that increasing fuel efficiency is good for the environment and can contribute to the overall performance of your vehicle? Its true. Many newer vehicles now come with gauges and monitoring systems [...]

By |2014-09-23T09:28:08+00:00September 23, 2014|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Fuel Efficiency Tips

Choosing the Right Oil for Your Car

Have you ever had a mechanic ask you what type of oil you wanted in your car, but you weren’t sure which one to pick? With so many choices out there, it might seem difficult to know exactly which oil is right for you. We at Master Muffler would like to offer some advice to help you make the best decision the next time someone asks you what type of oil you want in [...]

By |2014-09-09T09:24:28+00:00September 9, 2014|Automotive Info, Tune Ups|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Oil for Your Car
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