The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which charges the battery; the water pump (on some vehicles), which co...
Posted in Timing Belt
on April 25, 2016
No one in Neosho, Missouri, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Missouri fuel prices, however, have spurred Neosho drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel pri...
Posted in Fuel System
on April 17, 2016
Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Neosho, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 20...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on April 11, 2016
Let's talk about something critical for all Neosho drivers: your brakes. Your vehicle is heavy, and it takes a lot of muscle to bring it and your passengers to a safe stop so everything needs to be in good working order.Here's an explanation on how your disc brakes work:The wheel hub keeps you...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on April 04, 2016