• In That Case… (Transfer Case Exchange)
    Ever wonder how all-wheel-drive or 4-wheel-drive vehicles get the power from the engine to the front and rear wheels? The magic happens in what's called a transfer case.  In some all-wheel-drive ...
    Published on: Apr 09, 2023
  • Alleviate the Creaks and Squeaks (Chassis Lubrication)
    If your vehicle creaks and squeaks when you drive down the road, it may mean that some of the metal parts are rubbing against each other and need to be lubricated.  Those could be parts of the su...
    Published on: Apr 02, 2023
  • Rotation Explanation (Tire Rotation Patterns)
    You may notice that when you get your vehicle's oil changed, your service adviser may recommend that you have your tires rotated at the same time.  The reasons are simple.  That will allow y...
    Published on: Mar 26, 2023
  • Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Zandy Auto Repair
    Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Zandy Auto Repair for a check up.In today's Zandy Auto Repair auto post, we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to...
    Published on: Mar 19, 2023
  • I Want a New Vehicle. Or Do I? (Vehicle Maintenance Payoffs)
    Spring is a peak season for vehicle sales; companies aggressively market new models and offer all sorts of incentives.  So you may be tempted to buy a shiny new beauty.  But should you? If ...
    Published on: Mar 12, 2023
  • Take Charge! (Battery Testing)
    OK, so you probably take your vehicle's battery for granted.  Turn the key or push a button and it starts right up.  During times of warmer weather, you probably think your battery can take ...
    Published on: Mar 05, 2023
  • A Turn for the Worse (Using Turn Signals)
    Distracted driving is bad, you know that.  Daydreaming, talking on the cell phone, putting your makeup on in the rear view mirror.  All bad.  But there's something else that causes more...
    Published on: Feb 26, 2023
  • Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Zandy Auto Repair
    A lot of us American Fork drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. ...
    Published on: Feb 19, 2023
  • Maintaining Your Older Car in American Fork, UT
    The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in American Fork, UT: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great f...
    Published on: Feb 12, 2023
  • Stopping "Brake" Downs (Brake Pad Replacement)
    If someone tells you to put the brakes on something, you know it means stop.  And stopping is one of the most important safety maneuvers you can do in any vehicle.  That means your brakes ha...
    Published on: Feb 05, 2023
  • Zandy Auto Repair Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln
      Welcome to the Zandy Auto Repair automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet American Fork conditions. In order for a tire to have good co...
    Published on: Jan 29, 2023
  • Exhaust Service at Zandy Auto Repair in American Fork
    Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most American Fork residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Zandy Auto Repair is a lot more comprehensive the...
    Published on: Jan 22, 2023
  • Steering You Right (Tie Rod End Replacement)
    For drivers, S stands for safety.  And there are three other words that start with S that are all equally important: starting, stopping and steering. For your vehicle to be at its safest, all thr...
    Published on: Jan 15, 2023
  • Bouncy Bouncy – Are My Shocks Bad?
    When American Fork drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep ou...
    Published on: Jan 08, 2023
  • Differential Service in American Fork, UT - What You Need to Know
    Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is – you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in American Fork, UT, you have a differential....
    Published on: Jan 01, 2023
  • Bad Vibrations (Brake Rotor Replacement)
    If you’ve ever stepped on your brake pedal and felt your vehicle vibrate, that’s a signal that you shouldn’t ignore.  A pulsating brake pedal is a sign that something is wrong.&...
    Published on: Dec 25, 2022
  • Slippery When Wet (Driving on Wet Leaves)
    When the leaves fall, you might take a sightseeing trip to see them at peak color.  Or you may simply live in a spot where there are a lot of trees.  When those leaves get wet, you'd be surp...
    Published on: Dec 18, 2022
  • Fuel Filter Replacement
    Hello American Fork resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good f...
    Published on: Dec 11, 2022
  • Engine Hydration for American Fork Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump
    The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own hear...
    Published on: Dec 04, 2022
  • Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)
    You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house.  But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it.  It goes into things like insur...
    Published on: Nov 27, 2022
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