Monthly Archives: May 2015

Does Your Car Have A Recall Item?

No matter how well they're made, cars are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the auto maker to issue recall notices to Hanover Park residents and to fix the affected cars free of charge. The auto maker then tries to contact all Hanover Park motorists who own that type of car so they can have it taken care of at their Hanover Park service center. These recalls always affect safety, so Hanover Park drivers would be wise to take them seriously. It's really easy to find out if a vehicle is being recalled. For links to government sites, look in the AutoNetTV website. Other website include: carfax.com; autobytel.com; and dmv.org. All of these sites have free recall searches. Recalls are pretty serious for Hanover Park auto owners and don't happen all that often. But sometimes cars have less serious problems that Hanover Park drivers still might want to k ... read more

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Maintenance

Maintaining Your Diesel in Elk Grove Village

Maintaining Your Diesel in Elk Grove Village

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in Elk Grove Village because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Hanover Park auto owners driving diesel-fueled vehicles on the road, especially in passenger cars and SUV's. Diesels are popular in Hanover Park because they get better fuel economy than gas-powered engines. They also last longer. Modern diesel engines are quiet and powerful. And if you associate diesel engines with black smoke, then you're not up with the times. That smoke is a thing of the past. Diesels don't produce any more pollutants than gasoline engines. The pollution standards for diesel-powered vehicles are as strict in IL as for other vehicles. Also, diesel engines can run on bio-diesel fuels as well as fossil fuels ... read more

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Fuel System
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