Don’t you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you’re zipping down a busy Ennis expressway? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator – which charges the battery; the water pump – which…

Like everything on the Dallas automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. Texas car owners can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Dallas interstates, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, helping you to see the sides more clearly….

Local Dallas roadside emergencies can range from a flat tire downtown to being stranded in a snowy ravine for three days. So you may want to consider a basic emergency kit to keep in the car at all times and a travel kit tailored to a specific trip. Your close-to-home kit for around Ennis would…

Today we want to talk about timing belts. They’re something that many Ennis drivers don’t know much about and yet your vehicle won’t run if it’s broken – and it could cause many thousands of dollars damage if it does break. A broken timing belt is usually a tale of woe. Even though timing belt…

Today, we are talking about your PCV valve. The PCV Valve is a little, inexpensive part that does a big job for Ennis drivers. PCV stands for Positive Crankcase Ventilation. The crankcase is the bottom area of the engine that holds the oil. When the pickup engine’s running, fuel is burned to generate power. Most…

Your browser does not support video Improved fuel economy has two benefits: less fuel is necessary and fewer emissions are released. Corsicana cars and trucks run cleaner than ever. Corsicana auto owners may not realize that the first federally mandated pollution control device came out almost fifty years ago. Texas auto owners that were around…

Hello Ennis car owners, let’s talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, called the crankcase. The crankcase is where your engine oil hangs out. These gases are…

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