• Change is Good (Oil Change)
    You've heard that expression, change is good.  When it comes to your vehicle's oil, change is not only good, it's vital for the health of the engine.  But there's one question that puzzles m...
    Published on: Nov 20, 2022
  • Introduction to Diesels for American Fork, UT
    Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around American Fork, UT, is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.M...
    Published on: Nov 13, 2022
  • Some New Boots (Suspension Maintenance)
    There are some boots that don't come in a shoe box and aren't worn on your feet.  They are called axle or CV boots, and they can be important parts for many vehicles. That CV stands for constant...
    Published on: Nov 06, 2022
  • Read a Good Tire Lately? (Tire Wear)
    There's lots of good information to read in books and online.  You might not know that you can also "read" your tires and learn a lot about what shape they're in and if they are in need of attent...
    Published on: Oct 30, 2022
  • Something to Latch On To (Hood Latch Safety)
    The other day, a driver was trying to open his vehicle's hood so he could add some windshield washer fluid.  But when he pulled the hood release inside the car, nothing happened.  Usually, ...
    Published on: Oct 23, 2022
  • The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)
    Today's vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days.  Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been aroun...
    Published on: Oct 16, 2022
  • Synthetic Oil for American Fork Autos
    If you are a driver in American Fork and you aren't currently using synthetic motor oil in your vehicle, maybe now's the time to consider it. Need more information? Well, synthetic motor o...
    Published on: Oct 09, 2022
  • The Zandy Auto Repair Guide to Caring for Your Transmission
    Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of American Fork drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike i...
    Published on: Oct 02, 2022
  • Idle Talk about Engines (Causes of Rough Engine Idling)
    When you slow down at stoplight, your vehicle's idle should be smooth as silk.  But what happens when the engine is missing or idling roughly? That's your engine's way of telling you, "Hey, I've ...
    Published on: Sep 25, 2022
  • When Your Air Bag Light Comes On (Illuminated Air Bag Light)
    There are some dashboard lights you should pay more attention to than others.  One is the air bag light.  If it's on and your vehicle is in an accident, your air bags probably won't do their...
    Published on: Sep 18, 2022
  • Why You Have an O2 Sensor (Oxygen Sensor)
    If someone asked you what gas made up the largest portion of the atmosphere, what would you guess? Well, it's not oxygen; it only makes up 20.9 percent.  But since we're talking about oxygen, you...
    Published on: Sep 11, 2022
  • A Squirrely Problem (Animals Nesting in Engine)
    If you park your vehicle outside, you are exposing it to all sorts of critters that would love to use it for nesting, food storage and shelter.  There are plenty of pictures online of people who'...
    Published on: Sep 04, 2022
  • Tacky or Techie? The Tachometer.
    There's a gauge that many vehicles have that says RPM on it.  And there are a lot of people who either don't pay any attention to it or don't even know what it is. Here's why it's a good gauge to...
    Published on: Aug 28, 2022
  • The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)
    Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle.  When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from...
    Published on: Aug 21, 2022
  • Finding Vehicle Recall Information in American Fork, UT
    No matter how well they're made, vehicles in American Fork, UT, will have design or manufacturing problems. And when the government thinks a problem is really serious for people in American Fork, UT, ...
    Published on: Aug 14, 2022
  • The Red Menace (How to Deal with Rust)
    Rust.  It's worse if you drive in places that use salt on the roads in winter, or if you spend time driving near a body of salt water.  But any vehicle has to deal with rust after years on t...
    Published on: Aug 07, 2022
  • The Right Stuff (Choosing Replacement Parts)
    Let's face it.  Vehicles are complicated machines, each having thousands of parts.  And since they're subjected to heat, cold, vibrations, bumps and much more, these parts wear out and need ...
    Published on: Jul 31, 2022
  • Power Steering Service in American Fork
    Most American Fork drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at ...
    Published on: Jul 24, 2022
  • How Does Zandy Auto Repair Know What to Recommend?
    When you drop your vehicle off at Zandy Auto Repair in American Fork, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Zandy Auto Repair professionals have lists and procedure...
    Published on: Jul 17, 2022
  • Drivers that "T" Us Off (Bad Driving Practices)
    We've all seen drivers who do things that—let's be frank—really irritate us.  They're inconsiderate, can put people in danger and make the road a much less friendly place.  They ...
    Published on: Jul 10, 2022
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