Cold weather is difficult. It’s hard on us, and it’s hard on your car - and it’s never colder than when you’re sitting in a broken-down vehicle waiting on a tow truck. Luckily, By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM has some advice on the matter, to make sure you avoid a breakdown this winter.
At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we have seen our fair share of preventable engine failures. Frequently, engine disaster could have been avoided if the driver had known beforehand what the warning lights or gauges on the dashboard indicated. While some dash lights are fairly benign, others indicate imminent trouble. This guide from By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM will prepare you for the next time your car shows you a warning you shouldn’t ignore.
An article about routine maintenance probably doesn’t sound like the most riveting read, but at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, proper maintenance is something we believe in wholeheartedly. Routine maintenance is the key to making a car last for decades; if done correctly, your car will stay reliable and enjoyable to drive, and you will save time and money in the process.
“Winterize” is a term you see thrown around a lot at mechanic shops and auto parts stores. What does it actually entail though? As with most things, there are the basics, and then there are the above and beyond approaches. Depending on what sort of winter you’re expecting, and how much you intend to drive in it, should determine how you winterize your car. We at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM have prepared some tips for you, to help you better understand what it means to winterize a car, and how to prepare for the months ahead.