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Under the Hood: Basic Car Parts You Should Know

You may be enamored with your car’s exterior; beautiful paint job, sleek chrome accents, or custom window tints. But do you have any idea what’s under the hood? There are some basic car parts you should know about before you hit the gas.  What’s Under the Hood - Internal Combustion Engine If you drive a gasoline or diesel vehicle, here’s what the Murray car repair experts at Master Muffler think you should know. Engine [...]

By |2021-06-14T18:13:48+00:00June 14, 2021|Automotive Info|0 Comments

Important Tips for a Healthier Engine

It’s no question that one of the biggest concerns surrounding our vehicles is their lifespan. No car owner dreams of frequenting the mechanic shop or worrying about whether or not their lift will get them from point A to point B. Of course, each car has its limit— a limit that can be reached sooner or later depending on how it is driven and maintained.  For many years, the average lifespan of an engine [...]

By |2021-04-19T18:22:36+00:00April 19, 2021|Auto Repair, Automotive Info|0 Comments

2021 Top Safety Picks

As we open the doors of our vehicles, take a seat and start the engine, safety should always be the number one priority. This is especially true if we have children, friends and loved ones buckled in next to and behind us. Operating a motor vehicle certainly comes with its set of dangers. According to a report by the U.S. Department of Transportation, there were over 36,000 fatalities on the road nationwide in 2019. [...]

By |2021-03-17T22:21:49+00:00March 17, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Essentials Every Utah Car Owner Must Know

Owning a vehicle in Utah is a sign of freedom! It means you can go where you need to and be in control, even for a short time. But being a car owner also comes with its difficulties. It’s not cheap to pay for or maintain your vehicle, and insurance rates are rising all the time. In order to mitigate the costs of car ownership, you should know how to maintain your vehicle.  As much [...]

By |2021-01-29T00:29:38+00:00January 20, 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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