There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. Once you decide it's time to replace your tires, the choice can be overwhelming. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, our technicians have been trained to help you make that choice. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that will suit your needs.
Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we’re here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops as it should.
Your alternator is a central component on any engine. The alternator is responsible for powering anything electronic on your vehicle, including the coils that fire your spark plugs (unless it’s a diesel). At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we know a bad alternator when we see one - here’s how you can spot one too.
There’s a good chance you don’t know much about pistons or engine building, which is why you rely on the technicians at Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA when your vehicle has a problem. However, there’s some practical information regarding modern engine design that helps you better care for your vehicle, and keep it going strong. Here are some important aspects of modern piston design, and what it means for you.
Since the first automobiles, there have been radiators. Every liquid-cooled engine on the road has, and has always needed, a radiator; without it, the engine would overheat in no time, causing catastrophic engine failure. While the efficiency of radiators, the materials they’re made out of, and the shape and size of them have changed over time, radiators haven’t actually changed much over the last century or so. At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair we know that even though radiators generally last a long time, they do occasionally fail. When your radiator is malfunctioning you can trust our technicians to repair yours and get you back on the road.
Most modern transmissions have a “limp mode” or “safe mode” that they may default to if an error is detected. What does it mean if your transmission has entered safe mode, and where do you go from there? Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA has the answers you need.