TPMS: Tire Pressure Monitoring for Your Elyria Vehicle

December 25, 2022

Elyria drivers may know that all 2008 model year and newer cars, mini-vans and light trucks in Ohio come with a tire pressure monitoring system. Many slightly older vehicles around the Elyria area have these systems as well. A tire pressure monitoring system called TPMS consists of sensors on ... More

DOG FOOD IN YOUR ENGINE (Keeping Rodents out of your Engine)

December 18, 2022

A technician was telling us the other day that he was servicing an engine and spotted something he'd never seen before: A collection of dry dog food siting on a horizontal metal ledge near the base of the engine. It was neatly stashed and was in a spot where the food pellets couldn't have simply... More

No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

December 11, 2022

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

Losing Your Spark (Spark Plug Replacement)

December 4, 2022

When's the last time you thought about spark plugs? You probably don't remember. That's because spark plugs usually last a long time and don't need much attention. But they don't last forever, and when they start going bad, they'll send you a few clues. Vehicle is hard to start. Fuel economy ... More