Modern vehicles in and around Winona run on 12 volt electrical systems. 12 volts is enough to get the job done for Winona drivers without having so much power that there is danger of electrocution. But today's vehicles have more electrical components and do-dads than ever before. This really str...
Posted in Parts
on October 29, 2018
Knowing how their engine works can help Winona drivers make informed decisions about auto care and prevent repairs to their vehicles. This is especially true when it comes to timing belts.An engine's power is generated in the cylinders. Inside the cylinder is a piston that moves up and down whil...
Posted in Timing Belt
on October 22, 2018
Okay. You went to your local Winona car wash, and while your vehicle was under the dryer, the Check Engine light started flashing. Panic! What did you just do? Something is seriously wrong with the vehicle! You head for the nearest Winona service center, but on the way, the Check Engine light st...
Posted in Diagnostics
on October 15, 2018
Many Winona drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Wino...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 07, 2018
Organization is the key to managing a busy life in MN. So setting up an annual calendar for vehicle care can keep Winona residents on top of preventive maintenance. But you can't just write oil change every few months on the calendar. Modern vehicles have many systems that are vital to the safe o...
Posted in Service Intervals
on October 04, 2018
There are a surprising number of small, inexpensive parts that can lead to expensive engine damage when they fail. It doesn't seem right.Fortunately a lot of those things can be taken care of in routine maintenance. They may not be easy to remember because it is a long list, but your service cent...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 03, 2018