Exhaust Service at Kwik Kar Saginaw in Saginaw

September 3, 2023

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Saginaw residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Kwik Kar Saginaw is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976 and on-board emission control computers... More

The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

August 20, 2023

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

What Is an EGR Valve? (EGR Valve Service)

July 2, 2023

If you've ever felt your vehicle hesitate, go, then hesitate again, you might think there's something wrong with the transmission. After all, it's not moving smoothly down the road. But there are plenty of malfunctions that can cause those symptoms, one of them being something you may have nev... More

Kwik Kar Saginaw Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

June 4, 2023

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More

Kwik Kar Saginaw Service for Your Exhaust System

June 7, 2020

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... 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

PCV Valve: What Is It?

August 6, 2017

Most Saginaw drivers know something about preventive maintenance on a vehicle. We know we should routinely replace the oil and wiper blades and other fluids. But have you heard of a PCV valve ? This little car part needs to be replaced regularly or it can cause some serious problems in your vehic... 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