• Are There Blind Spots in American Fork?
      All American Fork drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're dri...
    Published on: Jan 07, 2024
  • Breathe New Life into Your Engine (MAF sensor replacement)
    If you’ve noticed your vehicle is hard to start, stalling, or has lost power, the culprit may be a part with an odd name: the MAF sensor.  You may have never even heard of a MAF sensor, but...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2024
  • Conventional or Synthetic? (Switching to Synthetic Oil)
    If you keep up on technology trends, then you may be intrigued about synthetic motor oil.  It was introduced in the 1960s when Mobil came up with it.  Mobil's oil was different from conventi...
    Published on: Dec 31, 2023
  • Lean Times (Shocks and Springs)
    You may have noticed your vehicle going through lean times.  By that, we mean it's literally leaning to one side.  When you notice that, you should get it checked out at your service facilit...
    Published on: Dec 24, 2023
  • Good Service at Zandy Auto Repair Equals Good Fuel Economy in American Fork
    Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us American Fork drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas ...
    Published on: Dec 17, 2023
  • The Last Gas (Fuel Pump Replacement).
    You're heading down the road and you notice your vehicle is sputtering, like it's running out of gas.  But the gauge show's it's still got a quarter of a tank.  So what gives? It could be t...
    Published on: Dec 10, 2023
  • Emergency! (Vehicle Emergency items)
    "I never expected it could happen to me." Countless drivers have said that after they've had an emergency turn their lives upside down. So before that happens to you, let's thinking about planning ahe...
    Published on: Dec 03, 2023
  • Cold Weather Vehicle No-Nos (Items to Avoid Storing in a Freezing Vehicle)
    It's always easier to leave a few things in your vehicle so you'll have them on hand.  But in cold weather, while it's a good idea to carry items such as a phone charger, blanket and shovel, ther...
    Published on: Nov 26, 2023
  • Move it or Lose It (Dormant Vehicles)
    When it comes to your vehicle, driving it too much can cause some issues.  But what about not driving a vehicle enough? That has consequences as well. Here are a few things that can happen if a ...
    Published on: Nov 19, 2023
  • Don't Do It Yourself (Perils of DIY Vehicle Repair)
    Your vehicle is a complicated machine, and yes, it would be nice if you could take care of all of its problems yourself.  There was a time when vehicles were simpler and it wasn't too hard for a ...
    Published on: Nov 12, 2023
  • Suspension Service in American Fork at Zandy Auto Repair
    When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in American Fork may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because i...
    Published on: Nov 05, 2023
  • Full of Hot Air (Air Conditioning)
    In warm weather, you want to be in a cool vehicle. When we're talking cool, we don't mean stylish or trendy, but cool as in not sweltering inside.  And if your vehicle's air conditioner stops wor...
    Published on: Oct 29, 2023
  • Timing Belt
    Ever heard the sad tale of a staggeringly steep repair bill from a broken timing belt? Bad news. Let's take a lesson from their woes and remember to think about our timing belt.First, let's rev...
    Published on: Oct 22, 2023
  • Go With the Flow (MAF Sensor Replacement)
    A driver brought her vehicle into the shop the other day and told us how she was getting lousy fuel economy and that the engine was running rough.  Plus, the Check Engine light was on.  Our ...
    Published on: Oct 15, 2023
  • Sounds Exhausting! (Exhaust Service)
    Most of us know a bad muffler when we hear it.  That loud, rumbling sound is unmistakable. Did you also know you can get a ticket for driving around with a loud exhaust system? If your exhaust s...
    Published on: Oct 08, 2023
  • Do you have a Clue (Get the Most Out of a Service Visit)
    When you head to the doctor, you probably have it in your mind what you're going to say about why you don't feel good.  That way your doctor can use that information to diagnose your problem. You...
    Published on: Oct 01, 2023
  • Sniffing Out a Problem
    Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that nee...
    Published on: Sep 24, 2023
  • Plugging Away (Spark Plug Replacement)
    If you drive a vehicle with a gasoline engine, thank the spark plugs for igniting the gasoline/air mixture in each cylinder that keeps your vehicle traveling smoothly down the road every day.  Yo...
    Published on: Sep 17, 2023
  • Automotive Tips from Zandy Auto Repair: Serpentine Belt Overview
    The technicians at Zandy Auto Repair know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power...
    Published on: Sep 10, 2023
  • American Fork Alignment Service
    Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a ...
    Published on: Sep 03, 2023
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