• Wired! (Battery Cable Service)
    Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery.  On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting.  But while it may be the battery itsel...
    Published on: Feb 13, 2022
  • Automotive Tips from Zandy Auto Repair: When to Replace a Damaged Tire
    Repair or Replace? That’s a question American Fork drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quart...
    Published on: Feb 06, 2022
  • In a Fog (Fogged Windows in Cold Weather)
    It's bad enough in cold weather when ice and snow block your visibility.  Add to that fog on the inside of your windows and you could be driving blind.  So here are a few tips on how to keep...
    Published on: Jan 30, 2022
  • Give it the Boot (Ball Joint Boot Replacement)
    Your vehicle may be wearing boots right now and you might not even know it.  They're called ball joint boots.  They're actually protective, flexible things that protect parts of your suspens...
    Published on: Jan 23, 2022
  • "Current" Affairs (Blown Fuses)
    You may be driving along and find that suddenly your radio stops working.  There are no numbers on the display.  Then when you get home, you notice the garage door opener doesn't do a thing ...
    Published on: Jan 16, 2022
  • ICE - In Case Of Emergency In American Fork UT
    When accidents occur in American Fork, UT, the victims' emergency contacts are extremely important. Too often, those involved aren't able to provide rescuers with phone numbers and medical informati...
    Published on: Jan 09, 2022
  • The Edible Engine
    You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents.  After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, ca...
    Published on: Jan 02, 2022
  • Don't be Fuelish (Signs Fuel Pump is Failing)
    A driver of a large SUV loaded with equipment was heading on a 7-hour work trip when he stopped at a gas station to refuel.  When he went to restart his SUV, it turned over but wouldn't catch.&nb...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2022
  • How Do You Save Gas in American Fork, UT?
    No one in American Fork, UT, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising UT fuel prices, however, have spurred American Fork drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North A...
    Published on: Dec 26, 2021
  • Rear Window—Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)
    Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks.  But there is one thing that some ...
    Published on: Dec 19, 2021
  • The Turn Signal Mystery (Turn Signal Problems)
    Some problems are easy to diagnose on a vehicle; others aren't.  Figuring out what's wrong with a malfunctioning turn signal sometimes fits into both categories.  By the way, if your tempted...
    Published on: Dec 12, 2021
  • When You Hear the Crash in American Fork: What to Do After an Accident
    Motorists in North America drive about 3 trillion miles/4.8 trillion kilometers every year. There are over 250+ million licensed drivers, and approximately 6.2 million accidents happen ...
    Published on: Dec 05, 2021
  • No Fountain of Youth (Aging Tires)
    Can you think of anyone who enjoys aging?  Wrinkles where you don't want them, gray hair, eyes that won't focus any more, no stamina.  Believe it or not, your tires age, too, and they don't...
    Published on: Nov 28, 2021
  • Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in American Fork, UT
    The median age for cars in the American Fork, UT area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Zandy Auto Repair we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise. If you have ...
    Published on: Nov 21, 2021
  • The Easy Way to Save Cash in American Fork
    The hottest UT news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again – the price of gas in American Fork. If you feel like most of your paychec...
    Published on: Nov 14, 2021
  • Greeted by a Screech (Loud Noise when Starting Vehicle)
    No one likes to be greeted in the morning by having someone screech at you.  The same goes for a loud, high-pitched noise your vehicle greets you with every time you start the engine.  If yo...
    Published on: Nov 07, 2021
  • Bad Vibes (Disc brake rotor problems)
    If you were to name the most important safety feature on your vehicle right now, what would your answer be? A lot of driving experts would agree that it’s your brakes.  Most newer vehicles ...
    Published on: Oct 31, 2021
  • Not-So-Common Sense (Sensor Failures)
    So your vehicle won't start.  What's the first thing that comes to mind?  Battery dead? Starter motor worn out? Out of gas?  Well, those are all reasons that make sense.  But your ...
    Published on: Oct 24, 2021
  • The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)
    They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it.  And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one c...
    Published on: Oct 17, 2021
  • Have You Checked Your Headlights?
    Like everything in the UT automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. UT drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility o...
    Published on: Oct 10, 2021
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