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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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

Most Common Car Problems and Repairs

We see all sorts of problems here at Master Muffler. Questions and concerns that come for every make and model of car. And while any given day here can result in a myriad of problems, there are definitely some that are more common than others. Here are just a few that top the list. Check Engine Light When the check engine light comes on, it can cause a lot of panic. And while it's [...]

By |2013-10-23T12:09:49+00:00October 23, 2013|Auto Repair, Automotive Info|0 Comments

Auto Maintenance Myths Debunked (part 2)

As we discussed in last week’s blog post, there are many myths about car care and maintenance. By knowing the truth behind these myths, you can make sure that you are properly taking care of your vehicle so that it runs at its optimal performance level. Change your coolant with every oil change The coolant in your radiator actually has a much longer life than your engine oil. Always check your owner’s manual to [...]

By |2013-02-28T16:26:22+00:00February 28, 2013|Auto Repair|0 Comments
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