Monthly Archives: January 2015

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean. Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in order to deliver the fuel with the correct pressure, spray pattern and volume. Hanover Park car owners can buy fuel system cleaners that you pour into your gas tank to help maintain an already clean fuel system, however, they can't do a major cleaning. For that, you need to see Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission in Hanover Park. They have the tools and chemicals to do the job right. The understanding team at Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission can remove particles, gum and varnish from your fuel system and get those injectors running cleanly and efficiently. You'll enjoy mor ... read more

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Fuel System

Higher Mileage Service Intervals For Hanover Park

Hanover Park drivers have probably noticed that the government mandates a lot of equipment on cars: emission devices and control computers; safety equipment like airbags; and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the motoring public in Elk Grove Village but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new car in IL. Because new cars are more expensive, Hanover Park residents are driving their old cars longer. The average car is now over nine years old. 68% of vehicles on the road have more than 75,000 miles/120,000 kilometers. As cars age, their performance drops, they have difficulty idling for long periods and are more sensitive to weather extremes. Fortunately today's cars are up to the challenge – but they need a little help to keep on going. Some owner's manuals don't outline service requirements and schedules at higher mileage. Of course, that doesn't mean it doesn't have to be done. In fact, it's more important than ever for Hanover Park dri ... read more

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Fuel System

The Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission Guide To Custom Wheels

The Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission Guide To Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your pickup, there are a few things you should know first. Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Hanover Park motorists have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, then, after going to the work of mounting them, have found that the wheels don't fit right and the tires rub against the pickup when they turn or go over a bump. To ensure a proper fit, you can consult with your Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission tire professional. He/she can also help you find tires that are suited to your driving habits as well as your pickup. You may find their auto advice invaluable, and you'll probably be happier with your new wheels once you purchase them. But if you just have to have that set of wheels, and you're willing to pay for them, you can modify your vehicle to fit the wh ... read more

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Tires and Wheels

Hanover Park Road Trip Preparation

People from Hanover Park IL love their cars. And nothing goes with cars better than a IL road trip. Freedom from daily schedules, new sights and the open road – it's great! But there's nothing like car trouble to bring the fun to a grinding halt. Now you can't always avoid problems, but you can take steps to reduce the probability of getting sidelined on your trip. Let's look at some of the auto maintenance related problems you might encounter on a road trip and what you might do to avoid them. It all starts with a thorough trip inspection by your Hanover Park IL service professionals at Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission. Let's talk about some of the items on the trip inspection checklist. The most common vehicle component to fail is the tires. Of course, you can't always avoid a road hazard that leads to a flat, but you may be able to head off some maintenance-connected tire problems. A good tire inspection will st ... read more

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Inspection

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Kamphaus AutoCare and Emission

A lot of us Hanover Park auto owners like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for IL car owners to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels. Wheels come in thousands of designs. Custom wheels can add personality, style or sass to a vehicle. Many of these customizations involve getting a bigger wheel. Fifteen or sixteen-inch wheels used to be the factory standard, But today, because a lot of Hanover Park motorists like the look of larger wheels, many vehicles are available with seventeen or eighteen-inch wheels. Optional wheel packages of twenty inches or more are also available in Hanover Park. If you want to upsize the wheels on your current vehicle, however, you should know it's not a do-it-yourself project. There are vital factors involved in ensuring your wheel change doesn't jeopardize the safety of your vehicle. First of ... read more

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Tires and Wheels
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