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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|0 Comments

Bad Smells, Bad Sounds: Signs It’s Time For A Tune-Up

Despite the current difficulties regarding the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the worldwide shortage of microchips that has ground the production of certain makes and models to a halt, the demand for new cars is still incredibly high. For instance, a census reports that the average American driver owns nearly two cars and that despite an increased focus on providing mass transportation in major cities, Americans are increasing the amount of time they spend [...]

By |2021-06-14T04:39:26+00:00June 14, 2021|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Bad Smells, Bad Sounds: Signs It’s Time For A Tune-Up

Common Auto Repairs – Including Some to Do Yourself

No matter how common your car repair needs, they can still feel like a big deal. That’s why we’re your number one Ogden car repair choice - we’re here to help with it all, whether big or small. If you’re looking to buy a new or used car, you might want to consider what the most common auto repairs are. This can help you determine whether or not the car you’re researching is worth [...]

By |2021-05-12T22:52:04+00:00May 12, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on Common Auto Repairs – Including Some to Do Yourself

Automotive Basics: The Exhaust System

It may be easy to take for granted the rumble of our engines upon stepping into our cars and turning the key. The truth is, cars are a feat of engineering and are quite complex. In total, there are 9 general automotive systems all working together in perfect harmony to propel us from point A to point B. Such systems as the engine system and braking system usually steal most of the attention, but [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:14:54+00:00April 19, 2021|Automotive Info, Mufflers, Safety and Emissions|Comments Off on Automotive Basics: The Exhaust System

DIY Repairs at Home

There’s nothing more disheartening than coming back to your car that’s parked in the grocery store parking lot and seeing that something﹘a shopping cart, another car, or even some passing vandal﹘has dented or scratched the paint. And yet this is a scenario that will affect virtually every motorist at some point during their life. When these things happen, the prospect of having to take the car into the mechanic, even one as highly regarded [...]

By |2021-03-24T17:14:33+00:00March 24, 2021|Auto Repair|Comments Off on DIY Repairs at Home

How to Get the Most Life Out of Your Car

Keeping Your Car Healthy Requires Some Work Once a car is purchased, the new car owner drives off the lot with both a new vehicle and the responsibility to care for it. Our cars do a lot for us, but they require attention in order to demonstrate peak performance and keep us on the road for as long as we would like them to. Luckily, it isn’t too terribly hard to stay on top [...]

By |2021-02-26T01:19:32+00:00February 26, 2021|Automotive Info|Comments Off on How to Get the Most Life Out of Your Car

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

Is Your Car Running its Last Lap?

When a car comes to the end of its life, it can be stressful thinking about the new vehicle that will eventually have to take its place. Of course, such a thing isn’t cheap. The reality is that most of us do not have enough cash lying around to pay for a vehicle in full.  A new car means a car note.  If you’re like most, you’ll do everything you can think of to [...]

By |2020-12-23T22:13:33+00:00December 23, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Your Car Running its Last Lap?

The 9 Most Common Car Repairs

Car trouble is not fun, but at some point or another, we’ve all experienced it.  Here is a quick list of the most common car repairs we see in Ogden.  You’ve probably gone through many of these, but with a little bit of routine maintenance, almost all of these are avoidable or possible to stretch. Oil Change Cars have to get their oil changed 3-4 times a year, depending on how many miles you [...]

By |2020-12-15T19:19:23+00:00December 15, 2020|Auto Repair, Automotive Info|Comments Off on The 9 Most Common Car Repairs

8 Signs Your Engine Transmission Is Going Bad

If your vehicle transmission goes out, sometimes it’s cheaper to buy a new used car than it is to repair it! It can be thousands of dollars and take several days to repair. It’s definitely not a motor vehicle problem you want to deal with in your lifetime! The best way to extend the life of your engine’s transmission is to understand what affects the healthy operation of this engine component. If you can [...]

By |2020-11-03T19:54:58+00:00November 3, 2020|Auto Repair, Transmissions|Comments Off on 8 Signs Your Engine Transmission Is Going Bad

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