What Are the 2 Different Types of Brakes and Important Things to Know

What Are the 2 Different Types of Brakes and Important Things to Know

Have you ever wondered how a vehicle’s different types of brakes? Are you unsure of what types of brakes your vehicle has? We are here to help you learn all there is to know about the basics of passenger vehicle braking systems. Read along with Courtesy Auto Service...
Why is There Water Coming From My Exhaust (When to Worry)

Why is There Water Coming From My Exhaust (When to Worry)

Have you ever been parked for a while and realized that there was water coming out of your exhaust pipe? Water coming from the exhaust can be alarming for obvious reasons. The good news is that in most situations it’s normal and even expected to see water coming from...
3 Signs of Clutch Issues

3 Signs of Clutch Issues

For those of you who drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, you know how essential the clutch is to (literally) getting where you need to go. Your clutch is what allows the driver in a manual to shift gears. In an automatic, this process is performed (you guessed...
7 Items for Your Summer Trip Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

7 Items for Your Summer Trip Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Summer is on the horizon, that means it’s time to plan for a road trip!  To ensure traveling is free of unforeseen mechanical issues, it’s a great idea to make sure your vehicle has a trip inspection. This is a great idea because an ounce of prevention goes a...
3 Reasons for Wheel Shaking

3 Reasons for Wheel Shaking

If you’ve ever driven down the freeway or a winding mountain road and your wheel begins to shake you know how concerning it can be. Whatever the cause, wheel shaking can be a sign of a serious issue with one or several components of your vehicle and should be taken...
How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Car

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Car

It’s officially winter next month and that means colder freezing temperatures, rain, and maybe even snow. And just like the summer season can affect how your car runs, cold weather can do the same. As we enter the coldest months of the year it’s important to be aware...