• Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Zandy Auto Repair?
    Today's Zandy Auto Repair article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many American Fork drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in UT who think that severe serv...
    Published on: May 09, 2021
  • Wash Me, Wash Me Right (How to Wash a Vehicle)
    Most would agree they'd rather drive around in a clean, shiny vehicle than one coated with a layer of dirt.  When warmer weather comes around, some of us are bound and determined to wash our own ...
    Published on: May 02, 2021
  • Fuel Injector Cleaning at Zandy Auto Repair
    In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your vehicle engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much fuel to deliver as well as the precise time...
    Published on: Apr 25, 2021
  • Why Is My Check Engine Light On?
    The Check Engine Light strikes fear into the hearts of some American Fork drivers, and is totally ignored by just as many. Just what it means is a mystery to most people. Let's get the urgency issu...
    Published on: Apr 18, 2021
  • A Door No One Can Step Through (Fuel Door Repair and Maintenance)
    Your vehicle has lots of doors including that one usually near the back on the vehicle's side.  That's the fuel door, something you use every time you gas up.  These endure hundreds of open-...
    Published on: Apr 11, 2021
  • Deciphering the Zandy Auto Repair Menu Board
    Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. American Fork, UT, service centers like Zandy Auto Repair have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't k...
    Published on: Apr 04, 2021
  • A Honking Big Jam (Stuck Horn)
    At one time or another, most drivers honk their horn at someone who might be texting at a stoplight or not paying attention when they're driving.  But what happens when you tap on your horn and a...
    Published on: Mar 28, 2021
  • Thoughtful Gifts for the Winter Driver
    You may be one of those romantics who don't like giving (or getting) practical gifts for special occasions.  Just wait until one of those gifts helps you out of a big predicament in cold weather,...
    Published on: Mar 21, 2021
  • The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)
    If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and...
    Published on: Mar 14, 2021
  • Saving Lives in American Fork with Tire Pressure
    All new passenger vehicles on our American Fork, UT, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they ...
    Published on: Mar 07, 2021
  • A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)
    A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered.  But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right.&n...
    Published on: Feb 28, 2021
  • A Cool and Smooth Transmission in American Fork
    When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us American Fork drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission servi...
    Published on: Feb 21, 2021
  • How Much is Enough for American Fork Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth
    Most American Fork drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire wit...
    Published on: Feb 14, 2021
  • Charge It in American Fork for Extended Battery Life
    Here's an interesting statistic for our in American Fork, UT, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from&nb...
    Published on: Feb 07, 2021
  • Start Me Up (Ignition Systems)
    When you start up your gasoline engine car, you may not know that it's using the same ignition principles as it has for decades.  You have spark plugs that require enough power so a spark can jum...
    Published on: Jan 31, 2021
  • TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your American Fork Vehicle
    American Fork drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in UT come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the American...
    Published on: Jan 24, 2021
  • Cruisin' on Down Main Street
    When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now d...
    Published on: Jan 17, 2021
  • How to Radiate Cool (Radiator Care)
    There's nothing that radiates cool like a vehicle radiator that's helping to keep your engine running at the proper temperature.  You don't have to baby it, but you can't simply ignore it, either...
    Published on: Jan 10, 2021
  • That Squeal is Telling You Something (What Causes Squealing While Steering)
    If you hear a squealing noise when you turn your vehicle, it's trying to tell you something is wrong.  After all, it never made that noise before, right?  The sound  you hear may becomi...
    Published on: Jan 03, 2021
  • Zandy Auto Repair Fuel Saving Tip for American Fork: Check Engine Light
    Here's a question for American Fork, UT : How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your Check Engine light? Hey, it's not there to create ambiance; it's a warning that somethin...
    Published on: Jan 01, 2021
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