Is your engine on the way out? If it’s already kicked the bucket, then case closed - however, there are a number of other indicators that your engine is about to go, even if it’s still running at the moment. From Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA, here are some signs of trouble that predict an imminent engine failure is in the cards for your car, truck, or SUV.
When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine.
Every year, vehicle electrical systems get a little more complicated. These days, many cars on the road contain up to a mile of wiring, running throughout every corner of the vehicle. With all those wires, there’s bound to be an issue at some point; Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA is here to help you recognize a potential electrical issue, and know what to do about it.
There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that’ll suit your needs.
Failed engine mounts are an irritating issue to live with causing your car or truck to vibrate and you don't know why. At Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA, we can help, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive and it is an easy issue to detect on a test drive.
There are a few indicators your engine mounts need to be replaced. For one, you can do a visual inspection, if they’re accessible enough - if they looked cracked, smashed, or dry-rotted, it’s probably time for new ones. If the engine visibly shakes while it’s running, engine mounts are also likely the culprit. However, if you are like most drivers you simply get in and drive on down the road until something is different or a light comes on! Then you call our shop for help!