Part of maintaining your vehicle is keeping its safety devices in good working order, especially when there are kids in the car. Seat belts, window locks, and airbag sensors work together to keep children safe in an automobile. Though safety components are generally very reliable, they do occasionally fail. Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon is here when they do; here are some things to watch out for.
It makes sense that a car that is rarely driven will last longer, right? It may seem counterintuitive, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Vehicles are meant to be driven, and various issues can arise if they aren’t stored properly or driven fairly regularly. If you have a car, truck, or SUV that you only drive occasionally, in the summer, to car shows, etc., this one is for you. Here’s what you need to know, from Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, WA.
Something will go wrong with your car, truck, or SUV eventually. The important thing is knowing what to do, and how to deal with it. Just knowing what to do in a situation often means the difference between a quick repair and thousands of dollars worth of work. If you see steam coming from under the hood, it’s important to deal with it appropriately and quickly. Here’s what’s going on, and what to do, from Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, WA.
While keeping your car, truck, or SUV looking nice is important, there are other reasons to keep the exterior of your vehicle in good shape. From Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, WA, here are some tips for keeping your car looking good, and how that keeps it reliably on the road.
Injectors are a primary component on any diesel engine, old or new. Whether you drive a Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge pickup, clean and fully operational injectors are an absolutely essential aspect of maintaining an efficient and powerful engine. At Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, WA, we offer a variety of injector solutions, from cleaning them, to diagnosing problematic injectors, to replacing them.
Transmissions, while generally durable, can be highly complicated devices. For this reason, they are also expensive to replace, and maintaining one will save you a lot of headache and money in the future. This article from Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, WA discusses how your driving habits affect your transmission. While automatic transmissions are by far the most common, there are still a considerable number of manual transmissions on the road, so this article covers both.
Cars, trucks, and SUVs use and create multiple liquid substances. Here’s what you need to know about the puddle of liquid under your vehicle, from Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, WA. There are a few different substances that can pool under an automobile, and some are more serious than others. Knowing what to look for and what to do could save you from hassle with your vehicle in the long run.
Sometimes your car, truck, or SUV stops performing quite like it used to. At Motorworks Northwest, Inc in Mt Vernon, we can fix that. A simple but common issue on vehicles equipped with a manual transmission is shifter bushing issues. Your shifter has a bushing on the end of it, where it connects to the actual transmission. Its purpose is to provide tight, smooth shifting.