Antifreeze is a fluid that’s just as important as oil to the engine in your car, truck, or SUV. You probably already know it’s essential to keeping your engine cool - but it’s important for more than one reason, and does require maintenance besides keeping it full. From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here’s what you need to know about antifreeze.
Coolant leaks can be a pain - they’re elusive and have a lot of damage potential. Fortunately, at Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, our technicians know exactly how to diagnose and repair a coolant leak, no matter where it is. Knowing more about where these coolant leaks appear and why they're a problem will help you to recognize a problem and get it repaired before it does further damage.
Is your diesel having issues starting up? Do you hear a knocking noise? Is there blue colored smoke coming from your engine? Don't ingore the signs, those could all be signs of engine failure. One of the leading issues that lead to diesel engine failure is fuel contamination. Fuel contamination comes in different forms, but always has the same result - engine trouble and fuel system failures. Here’s what you need to know about fuel contamination with diesel trucks, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS.
Foggy headlights are a problem that has arisen in the past couple of decades, as we have moved away from glass sealed beam bulbs and into an era of plastic lenses with bulbs inside. While modern headlights are superior to the sealed beam headlights of years ago, they do tend to fog up after years of use. It’s a good trade for far better illumination and easier replacement, but an issue nonetheless. Hours and hours of heat, sunlight, and age eventually cause them to cloud up, which can reduce visibility at night in addition to worsening the appearance of your car, truck, or SUV. From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here are some tips on taking care of your foggy or cloudy headlight issue.
While keeping your car, truck, or SUV looking nice is important, there are other reasons to keep the exterior of your vehicle in good shape. From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here are some tips for keeping your car looking good, and how that keeps it reliably on the road.
Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS in regard to checking your transmission fluid.
It’s no secret, commercial truck tires are expensive. The good news is, if one of your tires is experiencing issues, Cecil's Automotive in Collierville has you covered. We want to make sure your fleet stays fully operational and you on the road! Here are some things to keep your eye on when it comes to your tires and tips to keep your tires lasting.