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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

Best Tips for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car doesn’t have to be overwhelming. It’s a great way to get a good deal on a vehicle and avoid having car payments for years to come. But, how can you tell if a used car is in good mechanical condition? The auto care experts at South Ogden Tunex know how important it is to have a reliable vehicle. Whether it’s you driving, or perhaps your teenager, you want something you [...]

By |2021-01-26T05:59:02+00:00January 26, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Best Tips for Buying a Used Car

How to Prepare the Perfect Winter Car Part 2

PART 2 Living in Utah is a wonderful experience. The people here are nice, there is excellent food, and the scenery is gorgeous. However, as citizens of a state that gets all four seasons, Utahns know that the winters here can be quite harsh, especially on the cars that we drive. Getting your vehicle serviced and prepared for winter is part of what it takes to be a responsible car owner in this state. [...]

By |2016-11-15T20:01:32+00:00November 15, 2016|Driving Safety|Comments Off on How to Prepare the Perfect Winter Car Part 2

How to Prepare the Perfect Winter Car Part 1

PART 1 Living in Utah is a wonderful experience. The people here are nice, there is excellent food, and the scenery is gorgeous. However, as citizens of a state that gets all four seasons, Utahns know that the winters here can be quite harsh, especially on the cars that we drive. Getting your vehicle serviced and prepared for winter is part of what it takes to be a responsible car owner in this state. [...]

By |2016-11-01T20:00:53+00:00November 1, 2016|Driving Safety|Comments Off on How to Prepare the Perfect Winter Car Part 1

Causes of Utah’s Inversion

If you have ever lived in Utah for more than a year, you are certainly aware of the horrible air quality that pervades the state in the winter months. Although we might have the best snow on earth, one might want to avoid taking any deep breaths while enjoying it. The air along the Wasatch front is frequently rated among the worst in the country, through the months of December to February. We don’t [...]

By |2016-10-15T03:18:41+00:00October 15, 2016|Driving Safety|Comments Off on Causes of Utah’s Inversion

Best Car Shows in Utah

In our humble opinion, there is nothing more inherently American than the freedom to go wherever you want. This is the freedom that is allotted to us by the open road and a good car, which is always at the heart of American mythology. Today, one of the ways that our communities celebrate this perennial ideal is through the traditional pastime of car shows. The people of Utah, in particular, have a prolific amount [...]

By |2016-10-01T03:13:49+00:00October 1, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best Car Shows in Utah

Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

With instructional YouTube videos available for anything from learning how to play the flute to building a bottle rocket, doing your own oil changes might seem like a great option. However, when inexperienced car owners embark on a DIY oil change, they often don’t know what they’re getting themselves into. Don’t make these common mistakes: […]

By |2016-09-15T16:17:37+00:00September 15, 2016|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

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