What to Do When the Check Engine Light Comes On

The Light’s On. Now What? — Jeff’s Auto Repair When the check engine light comes on along your daily drive, it likely gives you an uneasy or even alarmed feeling. If it happens to you, don’t panic. Your car isn’t going to spontaneously combust in five o’clock traffic, and the wheels aren’t going to fall

Communicating With Your Mechanic

Did You Know That You’re A Valued Member of Your Auto Repair Team? — Jeff’s Auto Repair Perhaps you don’t realize it yet, but you’re a very important part of your automotive repair team. That’s right, even if you never turn a wrench or plug an OBD-II reader into a port to obtain a trouble

What Kind of Oil Should Your Car Use?

Figuring Out Oil: What Should You Use in Your Car? — Jeff’s Auto Repair Routine oil changes are one of the most important services you can provide for your vehicle. A sufficient supply of clean engine lubricant helps your car operate better and last longer. If you’re looking for oil to use yourself, you may

What Is a Catalytic Converter?

A Short Guide to Your Catalytic Converter — Jeff’s Auto Repair Catalytic converters have been standard components on most vehicles sold in the United States since 1975. This coincides with federal emissions standards designed to protect the environment. Specifically, the catalytic converter changes the hazardous remains of the combustion process into a less toxic exhaust

Hybrid Battery Info

Encyclopedia Hybrid, Volume B: Hybrid Batteries — Jeff’s Auto Repair Batteries are one of the most important features of modern hybrid vehicles. Therefore, if you drive or are thinking of purchasing one, it’s helpful to have a good understanding of hybrid batteries. While we can’t give every detail here, we’re glad to provide you with