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How Your Car’s AC Works and Its Potential Failure Points

August 5, 2021 9:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The temperature inside your car can get hot in a hurry when the sun’s out, even if it’s not a particularly hot day. Thank goodness for air conditioning, right? But if your vehicle’s AC isn’t working correctly, you’re going to need some auto AC repair in a hurry. There’s a chance you might be able to diagnose the problem on your own with a little knowledge of how car AC systems work. Here’s some general info on car AC systems, as well as some of the components that may be causing the problem. How does a car AC system work?... View Article

Engine Replacement: What’s the Difference Between Long Block and Short Block Engines?

July 22, 2021 9:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If your car isn’t running right—or at all—you might need engine repair. If it’s too far gone, you might need a full engine rebuild. At that point, it might be time to consider an engine replacement. But what’s the difference between a long block and short block engine? Here’s more information about each that might help you determine if you need a long block or short block engine replacement. Long block A long block engine is not much different in size than a short block engine. The main difference between the two is the number of engine components in each.... View Article

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

July 6, 2021 7:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your car’s tires play an essential role in the safety and performance of your vehicle, so it’s important to take care of them to keep them in the best condition possible. One of the most important aspects of tire care is routine tire rotation, but a lot of drivers aren’t sure how often they should get this service done. Keep reading to learn more about how to handle tire rotation with help from an auto mechanic. The importance of tire rotation Many people don’t know much about tire rotation or why this service is so important, and understanding more about... View Article

Our Top Car Maintenance Tips

June 22, 2021 7:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cars are major investments, so it’s important to care for them to keep them in good working order. Unfortunately, many people struggle to keep up with maintenance services because they aren’t sure exactly what their vehicles need. The good news is that it’s not too difficult to keep up with car maintenance if you know what to do. Keep reading to learn about how to keep your car in great shape with routine maintenance services. If you aren’t very knowledgeable about vehicles in general, the idea of keeping track of all the different aspects of car maintenance can be intimidating.... View Article

When Should I Replace My Car Tires?

June 10, 2021 5:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You already know that your tires are essential in getting you from point A to point B. But did you know that tires don’t last forever? Although they’re manufactured to last longer nowadays than in the past, they still need to be replaced from time to time. Unless your tire blows out on the side of the road, knowing when it’s time to replace your tires isn’t always easy. Because you might not be a tire expert, we’re here to help! This post from your car experts at Gabriel’s Automotive & Towing will teach you a little bit more about... View Article

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