Monthly Archives: May 2021

How Often Do I Need A Timing Belt Replacement?

How Often Do I Need A Timing Belt Replacement?

Car parts wear out over time, and nobody wants to be stuck on the side of the road waiting for a tow truck. We will briefly discuss how often you need to replace your timing belt to avoid being stranded and much more. What's A Timing Belt? Your timing belt is the rubber band-like component that turns your crankshaft, and it's one of many parts of a modern engine. To understand how often you need to replace your timing belt, it's first helpful to know what they are and why they wear out in the first place. Why Do They Wear Out? Your timing belt is constantly under pressure, and it goes without saying that rubber isn't the best material for this task. The constant turning often causes cracks in your belt to form over time. Eventually, these cracks will grow until they can no longer support the tension of the engine, which then leads to a breakdown or complete failure. How Long Until They Wear Out? That's the bi ... read more

Why is my Car AC Blowing Hot Air?

 Why is my Car AC Blowing Hot Air?

    Summer is here. During your daily commute you rely on your AC System to keep you Cool. Nothing is worse than sitting in Rush Hour Traffic with no Climate Control. The most common cause of your AC blowing Hot Air is that your AC System is Low on Refrigerant. Leaks develop due to the nature of the conditions that your Vehicle experiences. Vibration from Road Condition and Climate Conditions. Some AC Systems come with a UV Dye in the oil. If your AC System does not have Dye in it. The best way to find the leak is to have a Trained and Certified AC Professional add Dye to your AC System. Sometimes you can see the Oil Residue where the Leak is coming from. Other times an Electronic Leak Detector will find the Leak. Continuing to Run your AC System Low causes Damage to the Compressor and other AC Components.  This Damage may be bad enough that you will have to Replace your entire AC System. Other causes for your AC System to Blow Hot Air is a Restricted AC Condenser. If t ... read more