Yearly Archives: 2020

Five Steps to Change a Flat Tire

Five Steps to Change a Flat Tire

Changing a tire is an essential skill that every driver should be familiar with. Nearly all drivers will experience a flat tire at least once. Knowing how to handle this unfortunate situation can ease the stress and headache of an interrupted commute. Preparation is important. Steps should be taken to ensure your safety and the safety of other motorists before beginning the process of changing out a flat tire for a spare. If possible, slowly make your way to a safe area off of the main roadway and park your vehicle. This area should be wide enough for you to move around your vehicle, giving you plenty of room between your vehicle and passing motorists. Ideally you'll be in a parking lot, but a wide highway shoulder can do in a pinch. Ensure emergency flashers are activated to warn other drivers. Taking every precaution to make sure people notice can significantly increase your safety and the safety of others. Always apply the emergency brake before attempting to change your tire ... read more

Do You Need Diesel Fuel Injection Service?

Do You Need Diesel Fuel Injection Service?

The interest in diesel vehicles is gaining popularity in the US, with Texas being the leader in registered vehicles. Diesel vehicles are a proven player typically offering better fuel efficiency, great driving range, and superior performance. Not only that, clean diesel technology in today’s properly maintained vehicles emits near zero levels of emissions. However, you may have started experiencing any of the following: Rough IdleHard StartingLoss of PowerDecreased MileageIncreased Exhaust SmokeSlow Throttle Response   Diesel fuel deposits can form in many areas of the fuel system including: fuel lines, injector pump, injector nozzles, and combustion chamber causing any of the listed above along with drivability problems. Belden’s offers the BG Diesel Injection Service that will help: Incr ... read more

Summer Heat and Your Car Do Not Mix

Summer Heat and Your Car Do Not Mix

The brutal Texas summer is fast approaching. For many of us, no amount of preparation can make us truly ready for the blistering south Texas heat. Something many of us often forget, however, is preparing our daily-driver vehicles to weather the summer. Your car or truck can be either a haven from the elements, or a torturous experience during your weekday commute. Thankfully, there are ways to ensure that your vehicle performs and functions as designed, even while Texas is cooking! Your vehicle needs fluids just like you do, and neglecting to change or fill them can have catastrophic results.Engine oil lubricates the components of your engine and also draws heat away. Dirty oil can be thick and gritty, damaging the precision-machined internals and doing a terrible job of cooling your engine. Running on old oil can result in costly repairs and flushes, changing your oil on time can save you and your wallet a lot of heartache. Coolant is essential to the ... read more

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