Category Archives: A/C Service

Summertime’s Here – Keep Your Engine Cool

Overheating is a major cause of car or truck breakdowns.

Today’s a big day – the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. Well, actually the day is still 24 hours long, as always, but the difference is that today is the longest period of daylight (or sunlight) in a 24-hour day. It’s coincidentally also...
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Summer’s Almost Here, Time to Check Your Vehicle Air Conditioner

Don't wait for the really hot days to fix your car or truck air conditioner.

People who live in some parts of the country, say Florida, for example, are sometimes envious of those of us who live in Madison. That’s especially true during the summer months when temperatures in Florida climb ever closer to 100 degrees...
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The Squeaky Engine Gets the Attention

Your fan belt could need changing.

One of your longstanding jokes has been that your car or truck engine is actually powered by a hamster running on a wheel. Recently, you’ve been wondering if maybe you’re right because your engine is starting to sound as if the hamster is complaining … loudly. Unless you really do...
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Ignore Those Puddles Under Your Vehicle at Your Own Risk

They could be a sign that your water pump - one of the most important engine components - is going bad.

First, you noticed the puddle under your car or truck. Then, the air conditioner failed. Then, the low coolant light came on. Then, it was the hot engine light. Now, you’re sitting in the parking...
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