Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

April 30, 2017

Today, Kwik Kar Saginaw is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in Saginaw are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have ques... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

April 29, 2017

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Saginaw, TX, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Saginaw drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandable that i... More

Is Your Saginaw Driving Severe?

April 28, 2017

People near Saginaw, TX, often ask Kwik Kar Saginaw how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Saginaw, TX, service advisor at Kwik Kar Saginaw look up your vehicle in a service database. What you find is often... More

Automotive Tips from Kwik Kar Saginaw: Serpentine Belt System Wear

April 27, 2017

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Saginaw drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not comple... More

Ask Kwik Kar Saginaw About the Importance of Service Intervals

April 26, 2017

Today in our Kwik Kar Saginaw blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your ... More

TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Saginaw Vehicle

April 25, 2017

Saginaw drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in TX come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Saginaw area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of sensors on ... More

Charge It in Saginaw for Extended Battery Life

April 24, 2017

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Saginaw, TX, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that it... More

New Life for Your Older Car in Saginaw

April 24, 2017

Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Saginaw families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your parents... More

Saginaw Exhaust and Emissions Service

April 23, 2017

Many Saginaw residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Kwik Kar Saginaw is really a lot more comprehensive these days.For example, i... More

Higher Mileage Service Intervals for Saginaw

April 22, 2017

Saginaw drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in the Saginaw area, but it does add quite a bit to ... More