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Automotive Tips from Dahl Express Service Center: Timing Belt Overview

In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Winona. The timing belts important job is... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Winona, MN: Transmission Service

So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've g... Read More

Good Timing: Proper Timing Belt Replacement Saves Money for Winona Drivers

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 cylinde... Read More

Timing Belt Service to Save Big Bucks in Winona

Your engine is like a finely choreographed dance. All the parts have to work together. If the timing is off at the ballet, dancers crash into each other and fall down. It the timing is off in your engine, it may not run at all. One o... Read More

Automotive Tips from Dahl Express Service Center: Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Winona drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expens... Read More

It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Dahl Express Service Center

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in Winona. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of tech... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Dahl Express Service Center in Winona

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Automotive Tips from Dahl Express Service Center: A Broken or Damaged Timing Belt

The timing belt rotates the cam shafts which open and close the valves that allow air, fuel, and exhaust to flow through the engine as it powers your car when you drive around Winona.An old timing belt can lose a "tooth" in the belt allowing it to slip. The engine could stop or misfire. Timing be... Read More

Ask Dahl Express Service Center: What Happens When a Serpentine Belt Breaks?

The serpentine belt is aptly named since it snakes around under your hood. It may lack its namesake's fangs, but it sure packs a wallop when it breaks.The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine systems. It runs the alternator, which c... Read More

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