Know Your Towing Limits in Saginaw

December 8, 2019

Some Saginaw drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Saginaw, you should be aware of safety issues, TX towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towin... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

December 8, 2019

Saginaw drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steeri... More

Tire Replacement: What Saginaw Drivers Need to Know

December 1, 2019

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... More

Saginaw Alignment Service

November 24, 2019

Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into... More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

November 17, 2019

All TX pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Saginaw automotive s... More

What You Need to Know from Your Kwik Kar Saginaw Service Advisor

November 10, 2019

Saginaw drivers may feel intimidated when they take their vehicles to a service center. They have questions but aren't sure how to ask. They don't want to feel embarrassed about their lack of knowledge. They don't want to make the service technician feel that they don't trust him.If your service... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your TX Driving

November 3, 2019

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Saginaw knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Saginaw area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment an... More

Automotive Tips from Kwik Kar Saginaw: Serpentine Belt Overview

October 27, 2019

The technicians at Kwik Kar Saginaw know your serpentine belt drives important engine accessories like your alternator, air conditioning compressor, and power steering. In some cars it may also power the power brakes or water pump. The serpentine belt is powered by the engine and winds around pul... More

Diagnosing Your Vehicle at Kwik Kar Saginaw in Saginaw

October 20, 2019

When we Saginaw residents get a car repair bill, we really shouldn't be surprised to find diagnostic fees as one of the line items. When we get a computer fixed, there is usually a charge for the time it takes to diagnose the problem. When we go to a medical doctor, most of his fee is for his abi... More

For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Saginaw)

October 13, 2019

Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get ... More