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The Road Warrior: Avoiding Costly Mistakes That Devalue Your Vehicle

Owning a car is a privilege and so are the freedoms that it provides. Henry Ford, creator of the Model T﹘the first mass-produced vehicle marketed to the middle class at consumer-friendly prices﹘had this to say about his vision for a world on wheels:  “I will build a motor car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It will [...]

By |2021-05-10T15:26:16+00:00May 13, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Summer Roadtrip Essentials

As we move further into the spring months, summer plans begin to take shape. For many summer travelers, a car is the most likely mode of transportation. Roadtrips can be fun and relaxing, providing time for conversation and scenic views as the distance between point A and point B is covered. However, road trips don’t come without their risks and the level of preparation for unforeseen circumstances can make or break an entire trip. [...]

By |2021-04-15T18:22:26+00:00April 15, 2021|Driving Safety|0 Comments

Fuel for Thought: What to Know About Gasoline

It’s estimated that there are over 1.4 billion vehicles in operation worldwide—the overwhelming majority of these vehicles are powered by gasoline. Though alternative fuels are on the rise, gasoline is still on top, by a considerable margin. Each of us as car owners have pulled up to a fueling station and injected this substance into our vehicles on a number of occasions. But what exactly is it? How does this substance helps to propel [...]

By |2021-03-16T16:11:04+00:00March 16, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Car Engine Basics and Common Issues

Utah mechanics see all sorts of engine issues on a daily basis.  There are a few simple things to pay attention to that can save your engine and preserve its life.  This article will address some car engine basics and common issues.  Here are some things to remember. Change Your Oil If you are only going to choose to do one thing to care for your engine, changing your oil is potentially the most [...]

By |2021-01-29T00:06:00+00:00January 19, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

At Master Muffler, we understand that the times we live in can be tricky financially. Sometimes our scheduled plans like car maintenance are put on the backburner when funds are tight and every penny saved is important. We get it! But we also realize the important role your vehicle plays in your daily life. Whether it’s driving the kids to a place where they can get out while safely socially distancing, or taking a [...]

Still Haven’t Tuned Up Your Car? Now’s the Time!

We’ve all been there. One day our car is running smoothly and efficiently, somewhere down the line the vehicle starts running with a bit of trouble, but nothing you feel too alarmed about. Then, “out of nowhere” our vehicle has some major issues that cause it to run rough or not at all. With other stresses feeling up our lives, sometimes it’s our trusty transport that ends up not getting the regular attention it [...]

Is it Time for an Oil Change?

Most vehicle owners follow one of three processes when it comes to changing the oil in their vehicles. Commonly, the yellow light may come on in their dashboard, warning the driver that the life of the oil has come to an end. Whether you’re one to refresh or change your oil before that warning light even turns on, or wait it out until your vehicle has reached well over the mileage number on your [...]

Spring Car Maintenance Checklist

With gas prices down and temperatures on their way up—accompanied by the crazed groundhog days that are known as COVID-19—more and more people are turning toward scenic drives. Drives that signify life, spring is upon us, and these gloomy days of social distancing will soon be in our rearview. Before you take off on that spur-of-the-moment road trip or head out for the Oregon coast, consider a spring car maintenance checklist. Protect your family [...]

How to Find the Right Mechanic

Mechanics, unfortunately, have the bad reputation of charging much more than is necessary to get your car back in working order, but the truth is that there are highly professional and trustworthy mechanics out there for you to do business with. Finding the right car repair specialist can be difficult, however, and the decision you make could either save you or cost you thousands of dollars. Here are some tips for choosing the right [...]

By |2019-12-11T17:03:31+00:00December 11, 2019|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Understanding Your Check Engine Light and What it Means

We all have experienced the dreaded check engine light. It seems to turn on at the most inconvenient times, like when we are trying to pass emissions and inspections. Sometimes it turns on for a day and then turns off the next. I’m sure you assume that it means that something is wrong with your car, but what? Normally it is a small fix, but sometimes your car is warning you that there is [...]

By |2019-11-11T22:00:00+00:00November 11, 2019|Auto Repair|0 Comments
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