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Auto Repair Experts Share Signs of a Failing Transmission

The last thing you want for yourself or your family members is to be stuck on the side of the road somewhere with unexpected car trouble. Be sure all the drivers in your family are aware of the signs of a failing transmission so they can avoid this particular inconvenience. First of all, depending on whether you drive a manual or an automatic, the signs of a failing transmission may vary. We’re not just [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:53:27+00:00January 20, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Some Essentials to Keep in Your Car

If your gets stuck in a snowbank, overheats in the middle of nowhere, or won’t start on your way home from a job interview… are you prepared? Car emergency kits are something that, hopefully, you’ll never need. However, it’s not exactly a rare occurrence to have car trouble, either. Additionally, your car is a great resource for emergency preparedness resources. After all, in the case of an emergency, where’s the first place you’ll go [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:22:43+00:00December 14, 2020|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Don’t Text and Drive

Last year, Utah passed a law cracking down on texting and driving, and it’s no wonder.  Most crashes occur within a short five second window after a driver is distracted — about the length of a football field if you are driving 55 mph — and you take your eyes off the road for about five seconds when you look down at your phone to read a text.  The law prohibits using a phone [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:55:30+00:00November 10, 2020|Driving Safety|0 Comments

What Is Turbo?

“Turbo” is one of those car buzzwords that many car owners have a vague idea about but don’t quite know what it means exactly. So what is turbo, what does it mean for your car’s engine, and what maintenance does having turbo involve? Here is an in-depth look. […]

By |2021-01-28T23:17:15+00:00October 15, 2020|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 [...]

By |2021-01-28T23:56:03+00:00August 5, 2020|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-05-22T01:03:00+00:00May 22, 2020|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-05-08T01:01:58+00:00May 8, 2020|Preventative Maintenance, Tune Ups|0 Comments

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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