Hello Saginaw, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls o...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on August 30, 2020
In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Saginaw. The timing belts important job i...
Posted in Timing Belt
on August 23, 2020
For those of you in Saginaw, TX who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes about 250...
Posted in Fuel System
on August 16, 2020
A lot of people get custom wheels in Saginaw. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that.Consulting your Kwik Kar Sagina...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on August 09, 2020
Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Kwik Kar Saginaw article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Saginaw with ...
Posted in Maintenance
on August 02, 2020