Maintain Your Vehicle’s Engine

Your automobile’s health demands regular maintenance to operate at its peak performance.  Modern technology has brought a number of technological advancements to the automobile.  These improve fuel efficiency and extend engine life, but regular maintenance is still very important.

The Easiest Thing You Can Do

Probably the most important thing you can do the extend the useful life of your vehicles engine is to have regular oil changes performed.  Heat is the enemy of your vehicle’s engine and making sure your engine’s parts are properly lubricated along with your engine’s coolant system reduces friction and lowers the operating temperature of your engine.

How Do I Know If There Is A Problem?

Often the most obvious sign of an engine problem is that the check engine light turns on.  Your engine is made up of multiple components that working together with other components propel your vehicle.

  • A knocking noise from under the hood
  • A engine that is running rough
  • Oil patches appear under your vehicle
  • You notice odors in the vehicle
  • Your vehicle is using more gas
  • Your engine loses power
  • Smoke is coming from your exhaust

What Should I Do If I Suspect A Problem?

Don’t wait.  Call 952-938-9808 to schedule an appointment.  You may not be able to drive your vehicle depending on its condition.  If you need a tow, we recommend that you call Frankie’s Towing at (763)595-0321.