Monthly Archives: October 2016

Top 4 Reasons For A Check Engine Light

Top 4 Reasons For A Check Engine Light

Once in awhile, you may encounter the surprise of hopping in your car and seeing an unusual light on your dashboard telling you to check your engine. Unlike the low tire light and some of the other indicators in your car, the check engine light can signal many different problems. Below are the top reasons that this light would come on. Gas Cap If the offending part is your gas cap, your car is letting you know that the cap is not there at all or fuel fumes are leaking out. Replacement gas caps are a cheap and easy part to replace yourself. However, if your gas cap is on tight, this may be a faulty sensor, which a mechanic can fix. Oxygen Sensor Your car has oxygen sensors that monitor its emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere. Not only does this handy tool save the environment, it also saves you money on gas by increas ... read more

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What Does a BBB Rating Really Mean?

What Does a BBB Rating Really Mean?

When searching for an auto mechanic, it can be tough to know what exactly to look for. Word-of-mouth isn’t as easy to come by as it used to be, and there is so much information on the internet that it’s difficult to know how to weed through search results and reviews for nearby auto shops. You may see extensive certifications and badges that seem to indicate a level of trustworthiness, but what do they really mean? One of the most prevalent identifiers you may BBB Ratingsee when it comes to businesses is the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Rating. It’s almost so common that you may overlook this badge, but it’s worth pausing to consider just how helpful that insight can be as a consumer. The Better Business Bureau has been around 1912 and essentially serves as a unbiased organization to improve marketplace trust. They offer a rating scale from A+ to F that grades business based on seve ... read more

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