Wheel Alignment and Balancing: Are They The Same Thing?

While the Check Engine light is a pretty big deal on your vehicle, so is proper wheel alignment and balancing. You might think you’re fine to continue driving with a wobbly steering wheel or a strange sound coming from your tires, but the experts at Master Muffler Murray suggest otherwise. The Difference Between Alignment and Balancing Usually grouped together, the process of aligning and balancing your wheels is actually two-fold. You can do one [...]

By |2022-06-20T18:37:05+00:00June 12, 2022|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Wheel Alignment and Balancing: Are They The Same Thing?

Top 10 Most Common Auto Repairs

Besides routinely refilling fluid reservoirs, what are the top 10 most common auto repairs you can expect to encounter?  At Master Muffler, we see more than just vehicles with muffler problems. We service engines, offer alignments, and can take care of an oil change. Here are the other most common Murray car repair needs we address. Oxygen Sensor Since our vehicles depend on oxygen to function, they need to have working oxygen sensors for [...]

By |2021-12-24T02:31:58+00:00January 3, 2022|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Top 10 Most Common Auto Repairs

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|Comments Off on Important Tips for a Healthier Engine

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 [...]

By |2020-10-02T20:07:08+00:00August 15, 2020|Auto Repair, Automotive Info, Driving Safety, Preventative Maintenance, Safety and Emissions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Ignoring Your Car’s Important Warning Signs?

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|Comments Off on Is it Time for an Oil Change?

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|Comments Off on Understanding Your Check Engine Light and What it Means

Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

With instructional YouTube videos available for anything from learning how to play the flute to building a bottle rocket, doing your own oil changes might seem like a great option. However, when inexperienced car owners embark on a DIY oil change, they often don’t know what they’re getting themselves into. Don’t make these common mistakes: […]

By |2016-09-15T16:17:37+00:00September 15, 2016|Auto Repair, Preventative Maintenance|Comments Off on Don’t Make These Common Oil-Change Mistakes

Service Calendar

Everyone knows that the secret to a car’s longevity is getting regular maintenance.  That includes oil changes, tune ups, tire rotation, and more.  So how often should you take your car in for maintenance?  Read on to find out. […]

By |2016-06-01T17:33:11+00:00June 1, 2016|Auto Repair|Comments Off on Service Calendar

Why Engine Lubrication is Important

Keeping a vehicle on the road should always be one of its owner’s top priorities. This is why we strive so hard to keep our cars in the best of health that they can possibly be. One of the most important elements of doing this is keeping the engine strong and functioning properly, especially since replacing or repairing an engine can sometimes be more expensive than just purchasing a whole new car. So how [...]

By |2016-03-01T00:58:47+00:00March 1, 2016|Auto Repair, Automotive Info, Preventative Maintenance, Safety and Emissions, Tune Ups|Comments Off on Why Engine Lubrication is Important

DIY- Replacing Your Turn Signal Bulb

Many auto repair jobs are best left to the mechanics, but there are some you can handle on your own, even if you’re a complete novice. Replacing a turn signal is just such a job. You can save a little money and a little time by replacing burnt out turn signal bulbs yourself. The only part you need is the replacement bulb, and you can have it done quicker than you can drive to [...]

By |2014-02-19T11:33:15+00:00February 19, 2014|Auto Repair|Comments Off on DIY- Replacing Your Turn Signal Bulb
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