The Engine Check Light is one of the common issues that drivers see illuminated on their dashboard. This symbol appears when one of the many sensors within the vehicle, such as an oxygen sensor in the exhaust system, has failed. At Big Bend Auto Center, we have the latest and up-to-date computer scanning tools to
Many drivers discover the issue during a rainstorm. Wipers remove the rainwater on your windshield simply by squeegeeing the liquid with the rubber surface of the wiper. Thus, wipers have rubber surfaces that degrade or tear over time. The wiper blades should be inspected regularly for cracks, tears, and wear and then replaced when necessary.
Have you ever noticed liquid underneath your car? In the summer, it is most likely the water from your air conditioning system, which is normal. However, if you see other liquids, such as green, orange, or other brightly colored liquids, it might be coolant. Coolant is the fluid that keeps your engine cool. Coolant circulates
Today’s cars need a battery to start the car and run the many electrical components, computers, and accessories. A battery’s health can be checked using modern testing equipment. If your battery is older than three years, you should check its ability to start the engine. At Big Bend Auto Center, we have the latest conductance
Both underinflated and overinflated tires can result in shortened tire life. Underinflated tires flatten and bend more, causing loss of fuel efficiency, steering precision, and handling during cornering. Overinflated tires can cause more wear in the middle of the tire. An ideal tire pressure has to be maintained to have a comfortable ride. If your
Brakes form an integral part of safety infrastructure in your car. The brakes system is composed of brake pads and brake rotors. The pads are positioned on either side of a moving rotor on your axle. When you press the brake pedal, the pads are squeezed against the spinning rotor, slowing the car. If you
Car repairs can be expensive, but usually they can be avoided by simply paying attention to knocks, squeaks, leaks, and dashboard lights. By listening to what your car is telling you, you can stay in front of its problems and keep it on the road for years to come. Brakes Brakes form an integral part