Category Archives: Auto Repair

Why Does My Car Smell Like Vinegar

Has your car ever stunk you out before? It sounds like a weird question, right? Unless your car has put off some terrible smell before, then you know exactly what we’re talking about. Cars can make all kinds of smells. In most cases, bad smells are a sign of trouble. Some are not that serious, but others can indicate serious problems are lurking.   One smell that will always get your attention is when your vehicle’s AC or heater is blowing, and it smells like vinegar. For most people, that is not a pleasant smell. And what could be worse than needing your air conditioner on a hot day and it starts blowing out air that smells like vinegar? No thanks!   Why Does Your Car Smell Like Vinegar?   Your car could smell this way for a variety of reasons. But first off, if you only smell it when the AC is blowing then you know the issue has something to do with your AC system. If you notice it without the AC blowing, then it is likely coming from ... read more

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Do These Services This Fall to Get Ready for Winter

Can you believe summer has already come and gone? Times flies when you’re having fun. The summer driving season is over. The harsh fall and winter weather is just around the corner, and that means the tough seasonal driving conditions are coming. Is your car ready?   Here in the Vancouver area, and the pacific northwest in general, we have to be ready for just about anything during the fall and winter. You never know what the conditions are going to be like. That’s why getting your vehicle in top shape before winter hits makes you safer on the road and helps give you peace of mind.   Top Fall Auto Services You Need   There are plenty of things you can do for your vehicle in the fall to get it ready for winter. Here are some of the most logical things to do now before the wintery weather hits.   Check Your Tires – the summer driving season can be quite fun, but those hot roads do wear down your tires. And wi ... read more

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Why is My Car Vibrating

Have you ever sat in a good massage chair? The soothing vibration feeling is so relaxing. Who doesn’t enjoy a good massage? However, when it comes to driving, that vibrating feeling is not so good. In fact, if your car is vibrating it’s a sign of some kind of trouble. Cars can vibrate for several reasons, and it’s a fairly common issue. The good news is most of them are generally easy to fix and don’t indicate any major problems.   Most Common Causes of Vibration   There are multiple causes of vibration. Let’s take a look at the most common ones.   Bad Tires – worn tires are the most common reason your car vibrates. When your tires are worn out, have uneven tread wear, or they are not properly balanced, your vehicle will likely vibrate. Improperly inflated tires can also cause vibrations. The bottom line is if your tires have any kind of issues, you are most likely going to notice a vibrating fee ... read more

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Reasons Why Your Diesel Engine Works Well Under Stress

Reasons Why Your Diesel Engine Works Well Under Stress – Vancouver Auto Repair   Have you ever wondered why people choose to buy diesel engines, or why every semi-truck on the road runs on diesel? Sure, diesel might smell a little funky, and they do have a reputation of being very loud (although they are much quieter now), but there must be a reason that so many drivers choose diesel over a regular gas engine.   Simply put, diesel engines are generally stronger and more durable than gas powered engines. And they typically perform better under high stress than gas powered engines do. That’s why more and more people are going with diesel. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that auto manufacturers have made several advancements in diesel engines, either.   Why Diesel?   Here are some of the reasons that make diesel engines a good choice. So, if you’re considering buying a diesel, continue reading to see the bene ... read more

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