• On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle
    Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around American Fork, UT, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, ...
    Published on: Dec 27, 2020
  • American Fork Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around American Fork on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is...
    Published on: Dec 20, 2020
  • Problems with Suspension Solved at Zandy Auto Repair in American Fork
    A vehicle's suspension system is tough. It can last for years and after lots of driving for American Fork drivers. But it can be damaged quickly by hitting a pothole, curb or rock, and it can wea...
    Published on: Dec 13, 2020
  • Lease or Buy?
    Lease? Or buy? These are the options for American Fork drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay th...
    Published on: Dec 06, 2020
  • A Fluid Situation (Check Fluid Levels)
    There's one fluid in your car you are always careful to keep at a certain level: the fuel. If you don't have fuel, you're not going anywhere.  Your vehicle has other fluids which are vitally impo...
    Published on: Nov 29, 2020
  • On Board Diagnostics for Your Engine
    Starting in 1996, Zandy Auto Repair service technicians have been able to use a standardized diagnostic system to help determine what is wrong with a vehicle. This diagnostic system works in tandem wi...
    Published on: Nov 22, 2020
  • Beware of Potholes! (Avoiding Pothole Damage)
    You may live in a region where roads become pockmarked with craters known better as potholes.  They're caused by moisture seeping through a compromised road surface that can freeze, expand and li...
    Published on: Nov 15, 2020
  • Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in American Fork
    There's a segment of the American Fork area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. {{ image('http://autonettv.com/media/thumbs/MaintenanceFreeMyth_SusanneTimothy_Split_s.jpg'...
    Published on: Nov 08, 2020
  • Fuel Filter Service in American Fork, UT
    There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routi...
    Published on: Nov 01, 2020
  • Singing a Different Tune (Up) (Tune Ups)
    Engines required a lot more maintenance in earlier times.  You'd have to have your spark plugs, wires, rotors, caps, distributor points, fuel and air filters changed periodically.  There wer...
    Published on: Oct 25, 2020
  • Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle
    We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the way...
    Published on: Oct 18, 2020
  • What is a TPS? (Throttle Position Sensor)
    You know you have an accelerator pedal; step on it and your vehicle is supposed to go.  But did you know there is a part in your vehicle that keeps track of where the throttle is? It's called the...
    Published on: Oct 11, 2020
  • Taking the Heat (Heater Hose Maintenance/Repair)
    If you have an internal combustion vehicle, you know it has a lot of hoses that carry various fluids.  And if you have a heater in your vehicle, you'll have heater hoses. A heater hose connects ...
    Published on: Oct 04, 2020
  • Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?
    Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all American Fork residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: ev...
    Published on: Sep 27, 2020
  • Questions to Ask Your American Fork Service Advisor
    We find that a lot of American Fork drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles&nb...
    Published on: Sep 20, 2020
  • Getting New Tires in American Fork?
    There are so many tire choices in the American Fork area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're...
    Published on: Sep 13, 2020
  • Hey American Fork Drivers; What Is the Most Distracting Food?
    So what is the most distracting food to have in the car while driving around American Fork?Is it: A Hamburger; Coffee; A Soft Drink, or Gummy Bears? Well, you may be surprised to learn that a...
    Published on: Sep 06, 2020
  • Gas Smell! (What Causes Gasoline Odors)
    If you've ever walked into your garage and noticed it smelled like gasoline, pay attention. Gasoline can be dangerous, both from the health problems fumes can cause and the fire danger gasoline presen...
    Published on: Aug 30, 2020
  • Automotive Tips from Zandy Auto Repair: Serpentine Belt System Wear
    The primary job of the serpentine belt for American Fork drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin ...
    Published on: Aug 23, 2020
  • Fall and Spring Checkup in American Fork
    When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Zandy Auto Repair for a checkup and he said that he ...
    Published on: Aug 16, 2020
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