• Keeping Your Engine Cool in ,

    Tuesday 19 June 2018

    The cooling system keeps vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around . Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happen.The radiator is the part most drivers associate with the cooling system. Coolant flows through the radiator which has fine cooling fins that draw the heat out of the coolant and dissipate it into the air. To make sure there's enough airflow over the radiator... read more

  • Arrive Alive in

    Sunday 10 June 2018

    We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from . A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on roads.The truth is that all of us are distracted when we drive. Unfortunately, traffic, road construction and other external factors are beyond our control. The distractions inside our car, however, are things we can often control.Here's some things th... read more

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Tune Up

    Wednesday 06 June 2018

    Have you ever gone to listen to an orchestra? The musicians take the stage early and tune their instruments. Each individual instrument must be in tune, but the critical thing is for the entire orchestra to be in tune with each other. That's why they tune up together.Now this is no surprise; I'm going to relate the orchestra to your vehicle. Your engine has many component systems that each need to be working properly. And the components need to be working in sync, all timed up together in order... read more

  • Snellville Auto Center Radiator Service

    Sunday 27 May 2018

    The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in , it is easy to prevent. The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the engine with hoses and is filled with coolant. The coolant draws heat off the engine and then passes into the radiator. Air passes through cooling fins to reduce the temperature of the coolant and then it's back to the... read more

  • How Do You Save Gas in , ?

    Sunday 20 May 2018

    No one in , , likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising fuel prices, however, have spurred drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel prices. But we still need to drive (we love our vehicles, after all!), so it makes sense to try and increase our fuel economy however we can.Let's look at a real life example. This man has one of those really big SUVs. Lots of kids an... read more

  • Higher Mileage Service Intervals for

    Monday 14 May 2018

    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 area, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car.Because new cars are more expensive, residents are driving their old cars longer. The average car is now over nine years old. 68% of vehicles on the road have more than... read more

  • Tracking True in : Wheel Alignment in

    Monday 07 May 2018

    The biggest issue for area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Snellville Auto Center in . When undergoing an alignment service at Snellville Auto Center, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are checked for dam... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Snellville Auto Center: Rotor Problems

    Sunday 29 April 2018

    The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in .Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less contact surface for the brake pads, leaving you with reduced braking power.Over time and miles, rotors can also wear down below safe specifications. It is important for drivers to know that simply replac... read more

  • , Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

    Tuesday 24 April 2018

    When winter approaches in , residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to be safe and reliable. It's a good idea to get caught up on any neglected maintenance items anytime - but the stakes are higher in cold winters.There are some specific things drivers need to do to have their vehicle ready f... read more

  • Economics of Maintenance for Auto Owners

    Monday 16 April 2018

    Buying a new car in is always a big financial decision. The allure of that new car smell is powerful, to be sure. But what if your current car is still in good shape? How do you decide?People in who've been used to driving a new car every three to five years may be having second thoughts in this economy. For many, the question is, how does the certainty of a new car payment stack up against uncertain repairs for a car that may be out of warranty... read more

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