The Kwik Kar Saginaw Guide to Servicing Your Differential

September 29, 2019

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Saginaw drivers. A lot of us in Saginaw don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Ever... More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

September 22, 2019

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More

Keep Your Cool in Saginaw

September 15, 2019

Saginaw drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From there the co... More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation ? PCV Valve Service at Kwik Kar Saginaw

September 8, 2019

Hello Saginaw! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in TX vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to regulat... More

Tire Maintenance in Saginaw

September 1, 2019

With the recent focus in the Saginaw area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Saginaw drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, prop... More