• Got it Covered! (Timing Cover Maintenance)
    You may have heard at one time or another about something called a timing belt or timing chain in your engine.  And you may know that if they fail… well, let's just say that there can be s...
    Published on: Aug 27, 2023
  • Refresh Your Brakes (Brake Fluid Exchange)
    Brakes are one of your vehicle's most important safety components, and you may have noticed that they don't stop as surely as they used to.  Maybe it takes you applying a little more pressure to ...
    Published on: Aug 20, 2023
  • What is a TSB?  (Technical Service Bulletins)
    If your vehicle had something in its design or production that the manufacturer had figured out had an unanticipated problem, you'd want to know about it. And you'd want it fixed. There is something t...
    Published on: Aug 13, 2023
  • Shifty Letters PRNDL (Transmission)
    You probably figured out those shifty letters.  They're what you see on your automatic transmission shifter and stand for Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive and Low.  Your automatic transmission ...
    Published on: Aug 06, 2023
  • Round and Round (Wheel Balancing)
    In a perfect world, all wheels and tires would be perfectly round and weigh exactly the same at every point of the wheel.  Unfortunately, they're not, and if they're out of balance, they can redu...
    Published on: Jul 30, 2023
  • It Wears on You (Tire Rotation)
    If someone told you there was a fairly inexpensive way to improve your vehicle's handling, fuel economy and extend the life of your tires, you'd probably ask, "What do I have to do?" The answer is to ...
    Published on: Jul 23, 2023
  • Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold (Temperature Gauge)
    You know your body temperature is supposed to be 98.6 degrees F, 37 degrees C.  Your vehicle has a normal temperature, too, and if you pay attention to it, that can save you some big headaches do...
    Published on: Jul 16, 2023
  • Out with the Old (Vehicle Parts that Wear Out)
    Some drivers don't pay any attention to their vehicles until something breaks.  Others take them into their service repair facility for maintenance even before a problem develops.  Still, ev...
    Published on: Jul 09, 2023
  • Your Vehicle is Talking to YOU (Service Warning Signs)
    Your vehicle may be like that famous battery bunny, the one that just keeps going and going.  But while it may seem sometimes like you never need to take your vehicle in to be worked on, there ar...
    Published on: Jul 02, 2023
  • Water Everywhere (Clogged Drains)
    It's bad enough when you mistakenly leave a window open in your vehicle on a rainy day and you find your carpet soaked.  But what in the world is going on when your windows are closed tight, not ...
    Published on: Jun 25, 2023
  • Fuel Saving Tip: American Fork Tune Up
    Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orches...
    Published on: Jun 18, 2023
  • Light Up your Life (Headlamp Replacement)
    Did you know that having a burned out headlight can result in your rearview mirror reflecting some flashing lights? In other words, you might get pulled over by the police for only having one working ...
    Published on: Jun 11, 2023
  • Going (Lug) Nuts (Lug Nut Replacement)
    Here's a part of your vehicle you probably don't think about much: lug nuts.  They're what fasten your wheels onto your axles.  Pretty important, right? In order to take the wheels off your ...
    Published on: Jun 04, 2023
  • No Yolk! Rotten Egg Smell (Sulfur Smell Causes)
    The pungent smell of rotten eggs can send people running for the hills.  So when that odor is inside your vehicle, yikes!  Yolks!  The good news is that a trained service technician can...
    Published on: May 28, 2023
  • Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around American Fork
    With high fuel prices in American Fork, UT, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on  {{ image('MTQ4') }} is great.  When you get one of those e-mails that's going ...
    Published on: May 21, 2023
  • Keeping Your Cool (Water Pump Replacement)
    No matter what the temperature is outside, it's important for your vehicle's engine to remain cool, calm, and collected.  Well, cool, anyway. If your vehicle has a gasoline engine, it's powered b...
    Published on: May 14, 2023
  • Watching Your Check Engine Light
    Did you know that most of the cars driving around American Fork, UT, carry more computer power than the Apollo 121 Lunar Module that landed on the moon in 1969?New cars sold in the American Fork are...
    Published on: May 07, 2023
  • The Best Test
    Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at ...
    Published on: Apr 30, 2023
  • Gear Up: Transmission Service at Zandy Auto Repair in American Fork
    The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it...
    Published on: Apr 23, 2023
  • Battery Basics for American Fork
    {{ image('http://image.listpipe.com/autonet-battery-basics.jpg') }} It's important for American Fork drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery –&...
    Published on: Apr 16, 2023
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