Winter Haven residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirted—or injected—into your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so i...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 31, 2019
Most Winter Haven drivers don't even think about their air conditioner.Now here's a tip for Winter Haven vehicle owners: Run your air conditioner every so often during Florida winters. This circulates the lubricant to help keep the seals from drying out. The air conditioner actually rem...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on March 24, 2019
Hello Winter Haven drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Winter Haven, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this proc...
Posted in Fluids
on March 17, 2019
All Winter Haven drivers have blind spots – and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Winter Haven.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others....
Posted in Drive Train
on March 10, 2019
A generation ago, Winter Haven drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Winter Haven shop every year or two...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 03, 2019