Tuning Up Your Car and Your Budget

Saving Money with Routine Maintenance Tuning up your car is important. It makes your vehicle perform at its best, saving you time, money, and trouble in the long run. Thus, a tune-up makes good economic sense. However, since most people need to budget for planned expenses, it’s helpful to know about how often you should

What is Viscosity?

Understanding Motor Oil You get it that there are different kinds of motor oil–conventional, full synthetic, synthetic blend, and high mileage. But then there are various viscosities. What is that? What should you choose? Visit Jeff’s Auto Repair on Sandpoint Way, Seattle, Washington, for expert advice from our ASE certified technicians. We can help you

The Happy Engine

What It Takes to Keep Car Engines Healthy & Happy Nobody (not even the people who work at auto service shops) want to encounter the need for major engine repairs. They’re expensive and inconvenient. The best way to avoid engine repairs is to prevent them through routine maintenance. Keeping your engine “happy” will extend its

Checking Out the History of Check Engine

How the Check Engine Light Came to Be If you’ve been driving awhile, chances are you’ve seen the check engine light come on at some point. But did you ever wonder how it came into existence? Maybe not. Most of us are too busy worrying over what problem has triggered the light, whether we should

Tune In to Tune-Up Recommendations

What’s Required for Your Car’s Maintenance? Tune-up? Isn’t tuning for musical instruments? Yes, but just as tuning makes an instrument sound better, a tune-up makes your vehicle perform better. In fact, you’ll get much better performance out of your car or truck if you are attuned to its service needs. Older vehicles–those without electronic ignitions–should