Most Mount Pleasant folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Mount Pleasant market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . bu...
Posted in Maintenance
on July 30, 2018
If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump.The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on July 24, 2018
Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journe...
Posted in Inspection
on July 16, 2018
Knowing how their engine works can help Mount Pleasant drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves u...
Posted in Timing Belt
on July 09, 2018
Repair or Replace? That’s a question Mount Pleasant drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near th...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on July 01, 2018