• Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at garysautorepair

    Sunday 22 July 2018

    Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Florissant drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenance.Fuel injectors have replaced carburetors in most of today's vehicles. These injectors deliver better fuel economy than a carburetor, but they can be compromised by rust, dirt and... read more

  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Florissant)

    Tuesday 17 July 2018

    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get your brakes checked out. After all, you have to be able to stop if you want to be safe. Nearly all newer vehicles have disc brakes on the front, and many have that type of brake on all four wheels. That... read more

  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Florissant)

    Tuesday 17 July 2018

    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get your brakes checked out. After all, you have to be able to stop if you want to be safe. Nearly all newer vehicles have disc brakes on the front, and many have that type of brake on all four wheels. That... read more

  • Wasteful Thinking

    Monday 09 July 2018

    With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that good for it? Manufacturers say it doesn't harm the vehicle.  They say it's because modern vehicles are made differently from those in the past.  Just about all newer vehicles employ f... read more

  • Wasteful Thinking

    Monday 09 July 2018

    With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that good for it? Manufacturers say it doesn't harm the vehicle.  They say it's because modern vehicles are made differently from those in the past.  Just about all newer vehicles employ f... read more

  • It's About Time: Following Service Intervals at garysautorepair

    Tuesday 03 July 2018

    There are a lot of things in life that Florissant residents have to do on a regular basis. We wash dishes every day, do our laundry and mow our lawns every week, and pay the bills every month. We should go to our Florissant dentist twice a year and see our doctor for a check-up once a year. When we don't stay on schedule with these routines, it can lead to embarrassing, painful or expensive consequences. Scheduled maintenance is also part of good vehicle care. Florissant drivers should take... read more

  • Automotive Tips from garysautorepair: Alignment Inspection

    Sunday 24 June 2018

    Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Florissant drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at garysautorepair will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well as suspension and steering parts for signs of wear or damage. He?ll also compare your current alignment with the vehicle manufacturer?s settings.Your vehicle owner?s manual will have a recommendation for whe... read more

  • Automotive Tips from garysautorepair: Air Conditioning ? Common Problem

    Monday 18 June 2018

    Your auto air conditioning system cools and conditions the air in your passenger compartment when you are driving around Florissant. It also removes moisture from the air to keep your windows from fogging up.A common A/C problem for Florissant drivers that visit garysautorepair is contaminated refrigerant (the gas that cools the air). The inside of the A/C hoses deteriorates over time and tiny fragments of rubber clog passages. This makes the system less efficient and overworks various... read more

  • Severe Service Requirements

    Monday 11 June 2018

    A lot of Florissant drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's  owner's  manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of automotive products and fluids. She's been in the automotive business for over 30 years and is a speaker, a trainer and a writer. Cricket says there's so much conf... read more

  • Stay Safe in Florissant by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

    Sunday 03 June 2018

    We don't want to think about it, but each Florissant resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Missouri rescue workers. Rescue workers and Florissant police are well aware of this difficulty, even if the rest of us don't stop to think about it. They can all recount stories of searching through glove compartments, pockets, wallets, purses and cell phone directories for a pers... read more

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