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Oh, Stop! (Disc Brake Service)

December 11th, 2022 by

Every time you drive your vehicle, you wear down your brakes just a little bit. And after a while, that adds up. Gradually, your stopping power isn’t like it used to be. Since brakes are one of your vehicle’s most important safety features, it just makes sense to keep them performing well. Most vehicles have…

Posted in Service Intervals

Don’t Start with That (Bad Starter Motor)

December 4th, 2022 by

We’ve all heard that expression, “That’s a non starter.” When it comes to your vehicle, that’s not music to a driver’s ears. That sickening sound when you start the ignition and instead of hearing the engine crank, you hear it slowly turn over and your dash lights go dim. There can be many reasons a…

Posted in Windshield Wipers

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Dahl Express Service Center

November 27th, 2022 by

Anyone who drives a car in Winona knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the…

Posted in Cooling System

Keep Your Winona Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

November 20th, 2022 by

Hey Winona – this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean. That’s like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a…

Posted in Maintenance

The Dahl Express Service Center Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

November 13th, 2022 by

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Winona area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Winona can conserve fuel by improving fuel economy….

Posted in Fuel System

Water Everywhere (Clogged Drains)

November 6th, 2022 by

It’s bad enough when you mistakenly leave a window open in your vehicle on a rainy day and you find your carpet soaked. But what in the world is going on when your windows are closed tight, not leaking and you STILL wind up with wet carpet? The answer could be something you might not…

Posted in Windshield Wipers

Rear Window?Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don’t Go All the Way Down)

October 30th, 2022 by

Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called “Rear Window.” It had nothing to do with the rear window of today’s cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don’t the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go down…

Posted in Windshield Wipers

The Need for Speed (Wheel Speed Sensor Maintenance)

October 23rd, 2022 by

Today’s vehicles have some pretty amazing technology in them, including a computerized braking system we all pretty much take for granted these days. Antilock brake systems (ABS) have been around for years but they help drivers stop in much shorter distances reliably than ever before. When you see your ABS warning light come on, it’s…

Posted in Older Vehicles

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

October 16th, 2022 by

You look at it every day, yet you don’t really see it. We’re talking about your vehicle’s windshield, and if you’re not seeing it at all, that’s probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don’t pay all that much attention to them. Considering how…

Posted in Windshield Wipers

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

October 9th, 2022 by

Why are wheel bearings for Winona vehicles important? It’s simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today’s Dahl Express Service Center post, we’ll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Winona, MN. Wheel bearings are pretty simple…

Posted in Tires and Wheels
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